Chelsea Wood featured on podcast “Science Rules! with Bill Nye”

When it comes to things that give us the heebie-jeebies, parasites reign supreme. However, they are a necessary part of our ecosystems. SAFS assistant professor Chelsea Wood joins Bill Nye on his “Science Rules!” podcast to explain what makes parasites so creepy, how to prevent them from killing us, and why she keeps digging around in decades-old cans of salmon.

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San Juan County Marine Mammal Stranding Network Summer Internship Announcement 2021

 SJCMMSN is currently hiring two (2) San Juan Island-based interns to help respond to marine mammal strandings during our busy season. Interns and volunteers of this critical program serve as ambassadors between humans and marine mammals as well as contribute scientific data that is crucial to both human and animal health.

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College of the Environment Scholarships for 2021-2022: Application is now Open

The College of the Environment is pleased to announce the availability of undergraduate scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year. 

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Biological Technician, Cramer Fish Sciences (Issaquah, WA)

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The position of Biological Technician provides critical support for the organization by assisting science staff with project reporting tasks, literature reviews, data management and summaries, fieldwork, and administrative related tasks such as expense tracking, travel arrangements, equipment procurement, vehicle maintenance, and other office activities to promote an efficient workflow. This position is office based with occasional fieldwork.

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Association for Women in Science 2021-22 Scholarship application now open

Open to women who will be juniors or seniors at a four-year college or university in the state of Washington in the Fall of 2021.  Applicants must have a declared major in the sciences, engineering or mathematics, and must have a United States issued social security number.

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Paid Summer Undergraduate Internship Opportunity with OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center and College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Students will have the opportunity to work with faculty mentors on research projects that advance the knowledge and understanding of marine, coastal and estuarine environments. Get involved in research from estuaries to the deep sea. The 10-week program matches qualified students with faculty mentors representing a wide range of marine science research interests

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UW Academic Support Programs

Happy February! As we are halfway through the quarter, we wanted to let you all know about different support Academic Support Programs has for students virtually. Both coaches and tutors are excited and available to support students virtually!

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Summer job: Marine Science Instructor/Counselor, Camp Sewee (Awendaw, SC)

We are reaching out to various universities and colleges to recruit students for our summer camp counselor positions. Camp Sewee takes place at the Sewee Coastal Retreat Center located near Charleston, South Carolina. Staff will report to camp in mid-May and work until early August. Counselors will be working with youth ranging in age from 8-16.

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2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium – Application open!

The application for the virtual  24th Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium is now open!  The Sym­po­sium will be held on May 21, 2021. 

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FISH 497B Special Topics: Ecology and Conservation of Marine Top Predators

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FISH 497 B is an advanced course on the ecology of marine predators, the environments they inhabit, and the important biotic and physical processes that govern the structure and function of the ocean ecosystems they occupy.

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