Paid 6 month internships in Fisheries and Aquatic Science (Olympia, WA)

American Conservation Experience, a nationwide Non-Profit Conservation Corps based in Flagstaff, AZ and Salt Lake City, Utah in partnership with the USFWS Puget Sound & Olympic Peninsula Complex in Lacey Washington is seeking TWO Fisheries Field Interns to dedicate 6 months to the monitoring of fisheries resources.

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Exploring Our Watery World at UW’s Aquatic Science Open House

On May 4th, the University of Washington held its second annual Aquatic Science Open House, inviting Seattle-area families, students, and teachers to explore the institution’s marine and freshwater science programs. The event was organized by the Students Explore Aquatic Sciences (SEAS) outreach group based in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (SAFS) and the Academic and Recreational Graduate Oceanographers (ARGO) outreach group based in the School of Oceanography. 

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North Pacific Fisheries Observer, AIS Scientific and Environmental Services (Seattle, WA)

Work at sea collecting and recording fish catch/discard and biological samples for the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) aboard commercial fishing vessels. Observers record detailed information on the gear and fishing activity of the vessels. Vessels range from 40 – 125 ft. and trips can last from 2 – 14 days. After attending a 3 week paid training course in Seattle, WA, observers are deployed from ports throughout the Bering Sea and the Gulf of Alaska.

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(summer positions) Scientific Tech 2, Non-permanent, WA Dpt. of Fish and Wildlife

This recruitment is for six (6), 1-month, non-permanent full-time Scientific Technician 2 positions in the Fish Program, Fish Management, Puget Sound Sampling Unit.

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Internships, Nature Vision Summer Day Camps

Nature Vision is seeking summer interns for our outdoor summer camps at our four camp locations: Redmond, Bothell, Mercer Island, and Shoreline Our Redmond camps run eight weeks throughout the summer.

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Autumn 2019 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)

BIOS has National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) funding to support 8 undergraduate student researchers at BIOS during the fall semester.

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Arsenic-breathing life discovered in the tropical Pacific Ocean

Image of California’s Mono Lake taken from the brown rocky shore

“We’ve known for a long time that there are very low levels of arsenic in the ocean,” said co-author Gabrielle Rocap, a UW professor of oceanography. “But the idea that organisms could be using arsenic to make a living — it’s a whole new metabolism for the open ocean.”

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Scientific Technician 2, WA Dpt. of Natural Resources (Forks, WA; 3-month & 6-month temp)

WA DNR Official Logo

We are currently recruiting for two positions (3-month and 6-month).  Both positions will be a part of a three-man crew conducting juvenile salmon population estimates with a backpack electrofisher at numerous locations across the western Olympic Peninsula of Washington State. 

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Dive in with SeaDawgs! UW’s Marine Biology Club

SeaDawgs is the official UW Marine Biology club open to all undergraduate students interested in marine environments, conservation issues, or just want to know more about the local wildlife in the Pacific Northwest. The group’s goal is to build a community of students who are passionate about marine science through social events, volunteer work, academic seminars and research, and other social projects.

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UW First Year Programs positions (student jobs)

First Year Programs has multiple opportunities available for this summer and some that can extend through the academic year. All applications are currently open!

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