Salary: $3,155.00 – $4,134.00 Monthly
Location: Snohomish County – Other, WA Snohomish County – Other, WA
Job Type: Full Time – Permanent
Job Number: 2016-06095
Closing: 6/17/2016 5:00 PM Pacific
This position directly contributes to sound stewardship of fish resources by developing, integrating, and disseminating sound fish and habitat science, protecting fish populations and their habitats, influencing the decisions of others that affect fish and their habitats, and providing for sustainable fish populations for recreational and commercial harvest opportunities.
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 Summer and Fall.
COASST works with approximately 800 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.
The Career Center presents … Alumni Career Accelerator: Summer Series 2016. This series of events and workshops is designed to help boost your job search and career plans. Designed for recent graduates, but open to all alumni of UW. Students and upcoming graduates are welcome as well. No need to RSVP and there are no fees to attend. Career paths are rarely linear or predictable.Read more
About the Opportunity
This is an opportunity to join a team responsible for coordinating the rescue, transport and release of marine mammals from over 600 miles of coastline. The successful candidate will report to the Northern Range Operations Manager as a part of the Rescue and Response Team within the Veterinary Science Department. This position serves the following primary functions:
Coordinate the day to day operations of rescue and response central dispatch
Train and oversee interns and volunteers in answering the Stranded Animal Hotline and taking down accurate reports
Answer the Stranded Animal Hotline, communicating with concerned members of the public with empathy and understanding, and educating callers about marine mammals
Dispatch response teams for the assessment, rescue, transport, and release of a variety of marine mammals
Work with veterinary staff to assess stranded animals, making decisions regarding the need for rescue and communicating with response teams
Coordinate the daily transportation and offloading of marine mammals at the Sausalito hospital
Maintain rescue equipment and vehicles under the supervision of the NRO Manger, organizing inventory and making repairs and purchases as needed
Manage projects completed by on-site volunteers, ranging from equipment repairs and alterations, to data entry
Adhere to and promote safety standards and protocols
Rotate after hours on-call, evening, weekend and holiday coverage
Application deadline: June 24
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“See, hear and study the deep sea: Ocean Observatories Initiative data now live“
Check out a livestream from a more exotic source than usual: the bottom of the ocean off the Oregon Coast. Read more on UW Today about how data from the Ocean Observatories Initative is available to the public. Current UW students interested in learning more can take OCEAN 121: Deep Sea Vents or OCEAN 454: Hydrothermal Systems in winter.
Head Lab Assistant, Rutgers University Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences (New Brunswick, NJ)
Head Laboratory Assistant
The Department of Marine & Coastal Sciences at Rutgers niversity invites applications for a head laboratory assisstant. The candidate will be based in Dr. Olaf Jensen’s lab on the New Brunswick campus and will contribute to a diverse array of laboratory, field, and data analysis projects.
The candidate will manage lab operations under the general direction of Dr.
The Savannah State University Dolphin Sciences Laboratory (SSUDS lab) is accepting applications for Fall 2016interns. There are 2 positions available. Application deadline is June 24th.
The SSUDS lab is located adjacent to the marsh on the campus of Savannah State University in coastal Georgia. The SSUDS lab and Dr. Tara Cox study spatial ecology and conservation biology of long-lived marine vertebrates, marine and coastal policy and management, and human interactions with marine mammals.Current projects include: Human-interaction behaviors (particularly begging), stock structure and abundance estimates, mother/calf distribution and habitat use, and diet of common bottlenose dolphins.
Science and Conservation Internship
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation
Location: Downtown Silver Spring, MD
The intern’s primary responsibilities will be to research and develop science and conservation projects to support sanctuaries and sanctuary resources, build and strengthen partnerships with organizations and institutions that can assist with conservation work and outreach, manage existing conservation products, spend plans, and accounts, create and promote communications materials and products, and increase the number of DOJ cases and community service payments to NMSF.
Applications due June 17
The Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA) is proud to announce the 2016 – 2017 MASNA Student Scholarships.
MASNA is a non-profit organization composed of marine aquarium societies and individual hobbyists from North America and abroad, totaling several thousand individuals.
MASNA’s goals are to:
Educate our members with online and published material, the MACNA conference, and other sanctioned events.Read more
Attention, Juniors & Seniors!
Do You Want to Gain Experience and Make a Difference?
Be a Tutor-Mentor: EDUC 401 L & M
UW’s Academic Support Programs is offering a service-learning seminar titled “EDUC 401: Higher Education Tutoring and Mentorship” in Autumn Quarter 2016. This weekly seminar introduces juniors and seniors to tutoring, mentoring, and teaching methodologies. Students apply what they learn in class through tutoring and mentoring new transfer, freshman, and sophomore students who are transitioning socially, culturally, and academically to the UW.