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).
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.
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.
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.
Position Announcement: Watershed Restoration Specialist for the MidCoast Watersheds Council
Full-time position: initial Salary $35,000- $38,000
Applications due March 21st, 2016
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.
Resident Assistant/Teaching Assistant
JOB TITLE Resident Assistant/Teaching Assistant (3)
REPORTS TO Head Resident and Director of Student Life
SCHEDULE Full time residential, fall Semester. Fall RA/TA position runs August 21, 2016 through December 16, 2016
APPLICATION DATE March 15. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
Coastal Studies for Girls is a residential science and leadership semester school for tenth grade girls located in Freeport, Maine.
Mote Marine Laboratory, located in Sarasota, FL, is seeking summer interns for it’s Marine Science Education Program internship. Interns play a critical role in delivering camp programs to inspire a new generation of marine scientists and enthusiasts. Camps are offered for students ages 2-18. The internship is an intensive 12-14 week commitment, running from late May-early August.
Duties Include: developing, teaching and evaluating marine science activities, supervising/life-guarding snorkeling and other water-based activities; organizing education spaces; daily set-up and break down of camp activities
pursuing a degree in education or (marine) science
strong communication skills
enjoy working with children
For more information on our summer programs, please visit www.mote.org/education.Read more
Still looking for a course for your spring schedule? FISH 312: Fisheries Ecology, taught by Tom Quinn is still open for registration (both the 3 credit lecture only and the 5 credit lab version). Students love this course, there is a field component, and it can fulfill the ‘Aquatic & Fishery Science Elective’ for the Marine Bio minor.
FISH 312: Fisheries Ecology
Ecological characteristics of fishes and shellfishes in the important freshwater and marine habitats of North America.
Attention, Juniors & Seniors! It’s Not Too Late to Gain Experience and Make a Difference
UW’s Academic Support Programs is offering a service-learning seminar titled “EDUC 401: Higher Education Tutoring and Mentorship” in Spring 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.
Graduating this year? The RAY Conservation Fellows program has been established to support early marine science career development for people of color.
LEADERS CHANGING THE FACE OF OCEAN CONSERVATION
Inspired by efforts to increase racial diversity in the marine conservation field, The Roger Arliner Young (RAY) Marine Conservation Diversity Fellowship Program is a response to the call for mainstream environmental organizations to work to increase and provide supported career pathways for people of color within the field.