[job]: Biological Science Technician, Western Fisheries Research Center (Seattle, WA)

Are you a Biological Science Technician with a background in Microbiology? Do you want to be a part of an innovative research science organization? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then this is the job for you! Come join the USGS and start doing the job you’ve always dreamed of!

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[job]: Environmental Education Assistants (full time, Olympia, WA)

LOTT Clean Water Alliance’s WET Science Center provides the community with a fun, hands-on opportunity to learn all about water – one of our most precious resources. The WET Science Center is hiring two full-time Environmental Education Assistants. These are one year positions, with optional extension, beginning in July 2017. Join our education team and help teach thousands of students how to conserve and protect water!

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Undergraduate Research Assistant in School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences

Algae, Daphnia, Microbes, in Closed Ecological Systems
Starting in Summer 2017, with intention on staying and working in Frieda Taub’s lab (Professor Emerita)  for (possibly) two years. A part time position, around 10 hours a week (anywhere from 8-12 hours depending on the week) that is highly flexible to fit around a school schedule.
The student must be interested in Aquatic Ecology with science backgrounds or majors in SAFS/Microbiology/Ecology/Biology/Oceanography/Environmental Science. 

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Coastal Seabird Survey Team (COASST) summer/autumn internships

The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST), a citizen science program based at the
University of Washington’s School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, is recruiting undergraduate interns
for the upcoming academic quarter. COASST works with approximately 1,000 citizen science participants, using their data on beach-cast
carcasses of marine birds to establish the baseline, or ‘normal’ pattern of beached bird mortality on
North Pacific beaches.

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Open Seas: Super Awesome Ocean Science Theatre Show (6/8-11)

Promotional poster of Open Seas with a picture of a whale

Come dive into a “Super Awesome Ocean Science Theatre Show”
Byron Walker, a current senior majoring in both oceanography and theatre will be performing his senior thesis the second weekend of June the 8th through the 11th at the Glen Hughes Penthouse theatre on campus. Come watch the performance for FREE Thursday and Sunday at 1:00 PM or Friday and Saturday at 7:30 PM. 

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Mentor Volunteering Opportunity for 2017-18

Kelly Ethnic Cultural Ctr Logo

The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center is recruiting student mentors for the year of 2017 – 2018 Mentor Power For Success program. The Mentor Power for Success Program is a dynamic autumn quarter partnership between first-year Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity (OMA&D) students (protégés) and continuing UW students (mentors), to help protégés make a successful transition to university life. Mentor students use their knowledge of UW resources and services to guide protégés as they navigate the breadth of what the university has to offer.

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Voluteer with the Crab Team (Friday, 5/19; UW campus)

On Friday, May 19th, we’ll be cutting, weighing, and bagging crab bait (mackerel) that will be distributed to volunteers throughout Puget Sound. No prior experience is required but you should have a strong stomach and not be too squeamish about blood (mackerel blood, that is). You should wear ‘field clothes’ you don’t mind getting dirty/stinky. It’s smelly, messy work but we make it fun.

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FHL Research Apprenticeship Info Session (5/16, 11:30 am, OSB 425)

Join Dr. Jan Newton, Principal Oceanographer for the UW Applied Physics Lab, for an information session about the autumn 2017 ‘Pelagic Ecosystem of the San Juan Archipelago’ research apprenticeship. Tuesday, May 16 in OSB 425 at 11:30 AM.

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Info Session: UW Study Abroad Opportunities in Australia (5/16)

UW Study Abroad office information session on 5/16 (must register by 5/12) for a range of study abroad options in Australia.

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[UW Today]: Invasive green crab found at Dungeness Spit

A new population of invasive European green crab has been found at Dungeness Spit, near Sequim, Washington, rekindling concern over the potential for damage to local marine life and shorelines.

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