Seattle Aquarium is Hiring Now: 3 great opportunities for current students

Looking to build work experience with the Seattle Aquarium? Interested in environmental education or community engagement? Check out the following three opportunities. All are hiring now, and many of these would work great for current undergrads.
Lead Camp Instructor
Status: Non-exempt/hourly—this is a temporary position.
Hours of work: Monday–Friday, 8:30am–5:30pm or 8am–5pm depending on shift assignment.
Duration: Must be available on-site June 20–August 19, 2016 (includes week of training). 

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College of the Environment Scholarships: Apply Now

note: to be eligible, students must also be pursuing/declared as a major in the College of the Environment (not just a minor in Marine Biology). [more information about CoEnv undergraduate majors]
It’s time to apply for College of the Environment Scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year!
The following College of the Environment Scholarships are available for returning students:

College of the Environment Scholarships – open to all College of the Environment students
Clarence H. 

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Summer Internship with UCSD/Scripps Marine Physical Lab

UC San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Marine Physical Laboratory
Call for 2016 Summer Interns

Are you contemplating a career in scientific research and development?
The Marine Physical Laboratory, at UC San Diego’s world renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography, is currently seeking inquisitive, motivated undergraduate students with exceptional aptitude for quantitative science to apply for the 2016 MPL Summer Internship Program. 

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Video of FHL field trip to Botanical Beach

[Out of This World: the Minnesota Seaside Station]
Click the link above for a great video shadowing the 2015 students of Friday Harbor Labs’ “Zoo/Bot” quarter on their multi-day camping trip to Botanical Beach on Vancouver Island. Find out what makes Botanical Beach special, what it has to do with Minnesota, and what UW students do there.
This trip is an annual part of the zoo/bot quarter, and there is still time to apply to study at FHL in spring 2016 (deadline: February 1). 

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Scientific Diving (AAUS) Certification Course at FHL August 2016

We’re pleased to announce that we will be able to offer a course this August. It will be a two-week intensive course starting August 15th (so students will need to arrive by the afternoon of August 14th) and ending Saturday August 27th. Cost details are still being finalized, but the total will be approximately $2500 (including room&board, DAN Basic Life Support, Rescue and Nitrox, and AAUS scientific diver certification). 

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UW Peace Corps Culture Night

Thursday, January 28, 2016
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Ethnical Cultural Center (ECC), Unity Room 106
This coming Thursday 1/28 we will be hosting an Culture Night in partnership with cultural-themed RSOs on Campus. The event is open to all students, and will be an occasion to celebrate the many cultures represented on UW’s campus and in the Peace Corps. Please pass along and join us for food, dance, art, and music from around the world! 

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Reminder: Volunteer for the 2016 Orca Bowl

There is still time to register as a volunteer for the 2016 Orca Bowl on 2/27/2016. Anyone can volunteer, but you must attend two training sessions. The second of four training sessions is January 12.
Learn more about volunteering for Orca Bowl 2016
Training Sessions

Monday, January 25, 2016 5:30-7:30pm
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 5:30-7:30pm
Thursday, February 18, 2016 5:30-7:30pm

Two out of four sessions are required 

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Study Abroad in Costa Rica (UW Exploration Seminar)

Looking for a field experience in the tropics? Join us on our annual Exploration Seminar to Costa Rica this September! We travel for nearly a month from highlands to coast and you get 5 UW credits! Apply via the UW’s Study Abroad Program (we’re listed as an Autumn Quarter Exploration Seminar) BEFORE FEB 26!!
Come experience the breath-taking natural beauty and rich cultural history of Costa Rica. 

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Summer 2016 Course: Biology & Biodiversity of Fishes of NW Florida & the Gulf of Mexico

dates: May 30 – June 10
location: The Florida State University Coastal & Marine Laboratory
Course Description
ZOO 4454 & ZOO 5935 (4 hrs)
Prerequisites: Core Biology Courses (e.g., BSC 2010, BSC 2011 lectures & labs or their equivalents, or permission of the instructor)
This course provides an overview of the evolution, systematics, morphology, ecology, physiology, and life history of the most diverse group of vertebrates on earth, the fishes. 

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Seattle Aquarium Behind the Scenes Tour with the Sea Dawgs

Interested in getting up close and personal with some marine locals?
Join your fellow Sea Dawgs on a trip to the Seattle Aquarium and for only $10!!
First 30 students to pay, will secure their spot in the exclusive behind the scenes tour. Additional people are welcome to come for the decreased admission price, but we can only accommodate 30 for the private tour, so RSVP quickly! 

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