Friday Harbor Labs info sessions

Spend fall quarter studying at the UW’s marine field station in the San Juan Islands. Get started by attending one of our info sessions this quarter.
INFO SESSION I: Marine Biology and the Humanities
When: Tuesday 4/12, 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Where: Thompson Hall, Rm 234
RSVP: https://catalyst.uw.edu/webq/survey/marbiol/299813
Start here if you want to learn more about courses in the humanities and introductory courses in marine biology for students of any major. 

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Learn more about SEA Semester

A representative from the SEA Semester program will be tabling in the Vista Cafe on Wednesday, April 6 from 12 – 1:30 PM. Find out how you can spend a semester on a sailboat in the Caribbean, Europe, Polynesia or New Zealand. While these are not UW programs, the UW School of Oceanography faculty highly recommends them and supports credit equivalencies for many of their courses. 

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Marine Bio Courses for 2016-17

Starting to plan for the next year? Want to figure out how to schedule for the courses for the Marine Biology Minor? This shared google sheet has the most up to date information from faculty in Biology, Fisheries and Oceanography about course availability and scheduling. Have more questions? Contact the adviser for schedule an appointment. Please note that the sheet only represents the best information we have at any given time, and course scheduling is subject to change. 

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Drew McWhirter: Becoming a Certified Scientific Diver

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There was never any doubt that Marine Biology minor and Oceanography major Drew McWhirter loved the ocean. While living on Oahu for three years in middle school, he surfed, paddled canoes, snorkeled, played water polo and was a junior lifeguard. While he always wanted to learn how to dive, it wasn’t until he got into the colder waters of the Pacific Northwest that he decided to get started. 

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Ecologist (Aquatic), National Park Service (North Cascades National Park, Washington)

Job Title: Ecologist (Aquatic)
Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: National Park Service
Job Announcement Number: NWSHRO-16-1636849
SALARY RANGE: $52,355.00 to $68,057.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Monday, March 14, 2016 to Friday, March 25, 2016
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0408-09
POSITION INFORMATION: Full Time – Seasonal
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy in the following location: Sedro Woolley, WA View Map
WHO MAY APPLY: United States Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE: Other
SUPERVISORY STATUS: No
Brief Statement of Duties:
This position will require the incumbent to lead fishery assessment, piscicide, and water quality projects in North Cascades National Park. 

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Summer Internships: Port Townsend Marine Science Center (Port Townsend, WA)

Summer Interns
The Port Townsend Marine Science Center is searching for summer interns! If you or anyone you know would be interested in working as a Marine Education Intern with us this summer, please let them know about this great opportunity. The internship runs June 13 – October 31, 2016. Housing is provided and interns receive a $2,000 living stipend. Special arrangements can be made if a candidate can only work until September 5 (Labor Day). 

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[job]: Education Coordinator, Port Townsend Marine Science Center (Port Townsend, WA)

Education Coordinator
The Port Townsend Marine Science Center seeks an Education Coordinator. The Education Coordinator is the lead staff member for all formal education programs and partnerships, including school visits, teacher workshops, summer camps, and more. Working in a highly collaborative environment h/she works with a team of educators, including PTMSC AmeriCorps, in delivering the highest quality marine science education programs for and with schools including day programs for local schools, day camps, residential programs, and distance learning opportunities. 

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[job]: Citizen Science Coordinator, Port Townsend Marine Science Center

Citizen Science Coordinator
The Port Townsend Marine Science Center seeks a Citizen Science Coordinator. The Citizen Science Coordinator is the lead staff member for all of PTMSC’s citizen science research projects. This is the staff lead and main contact for all research partners and citizen science volunteers. This position works closely with the Education Coordinator position in developing citizen science research projects designed to integrate with our education programs. 

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Spring Internships with the COASST Lab (UW Seattle Campus)

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The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST), a citizen science program based at the University of Washington, is looking for undergraduate interns to assist with the COASST beached bird and marine debris modules.
COASST interns work as a team directly with staff and gain valuable, hands-on experience with citizen science programs and the complexities of volunteer-collected data. Tasks include participant communication, data entry, and data management. 

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[job]: Watershed Restoration Specialist, MidCoast Watersheds Council (Newport, OR)

Position Announcement: Watershed Restoration Specialist for the MidCoast Watersheds Council
Full-time position: initial Salary $35,000- $38,000
Applications due March 21st, 2016
BACKGROUND
The MidCoast Watersheds Council (Council), an Oregon non-profit 501(c)3 organization based in Newport, Oregon, is dedicated to improving the health of streams and watersheds of Oregon’s central coast so they produce clean
water, rebuild healthy salmon populations, and support a healthy ecosystem and economy. 

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