Wildlands Studies Student Info Session Thursday, November 5, 4 pm Anderson 22

Wildlands Studies field projects provide students with the opportunity to join backcountry study teams as working field associates, studying environmental impact assessment, environmental policy, geologic, climatic and topographic factors that support various habitats, and the relationships between environments and culture. Most participants are undergraduates who join us on site from all over North America and Canada. Each program grants 4-12 units of upper division semester credit that easily transfers to University of Washington. 

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REU: University of Delaware (Summer 2016)

Applications are now being accepted for paid marine science research internships at the University of Delaware for Summer 2016!
Interns will work with faculty and research scientists in a graduate student atmosphere on a research topic in chemical, physical, or biological oceanography, marine biology or marine geology. In addition to hands-on research experience, student support includes a $5,600 stipend, campus housing, and travel assistance. 

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Morris & Stewart Udall Scholarship

Are you working towards positive solutions to environmental challenges or to issues impacting Indian country?
Have you demonstrated your commitment to one of these areas through public service?
Do you inspire and motivate others to take action?
Are you committed to making a difference through civility and consensus building?

The Morris & Stewart Udall Scholarship offer current college students an opportunity to share that commitment with others, next work with professional in the field and receive up to $5,000 for academic expenses. 

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UW Study Abroad Fair

If you want to study abroad in the upcoming year, now is the time to start planning. UW Study Abroad is hosting their annual Study Abroad Fair. Meet with faculty and representatives of UW programs that travel all around the world and attend info sessions about how to fund your experience.
2015 Study Abroad Fair
Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 10 am – 2 pm
HUB Ballroom
Information Sessions
HUB 214
Study Abroad 101
Thinking about studying abroad, but don’t know where to begin? 

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UW Undergraduate Research Program Info Sessions & Advising

Dear Students,
Welcome to those of you who are new and welcome back to our returning students! The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) helps students in all fields to enrich their academic experience by engaging in exciting hands-on research with UW faculty. URP offers courses, workshops, advising, and resources to help students find year-round and summer research opportunities, get academic credit, present their work, and obtain funding. 

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Apply for the 2015-16 Husky Leadership Certificate

Applications are now open for the 2015-16 Husky Leadership Certificate cohort. Through the Husky Leadership Certificate (HLC), students identify, articulate, and demonstrate their leadership growth and accomplishments. Students create a leadership e-portfolio, and are matched with a mentor who helps the student reflect upon and give voice to their leadership development. Students must be a junior or senior to be considered. 

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Sea Pens: Light on the Seafloor

Orange Seapen

It’s easy to see where the orange sea pen gets its name. A soft-bodied invertebrate that lives on the ocean floor, sea pens look just like feathered quills once used for writing. And where there’s one sea pen, there are usually others – lots of them – all swaying in the ocean current gobbling up planktonic plants and animals as they drift by. 

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Get a job! College of the Environment Career Resources

Are you planning for the next step after college? Concerned about whether your academic interests can connect to a fulfilling career? Make sure to check out the College of the Environment Career Opportunities page. This page posts a collection of jobs collected from different companies and agencies from around the world. Many of the job announcements require less than 5 years of work experience, and internships and volunteer opportunities are posted there as well. 

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Nearshore Marine Ecology Intern (NOAA NWFSC)

Internship Description:   We are seeking a volunteer student intern to conduct lab work related to a field experiment testing the effects of nutrient inputs and crab fishing on eelgrass, its epiphytes, and associated invertebrate communities. We have collected and preserved many invertebrates and the selected student will assist us in the lab, working under a microscope to identify, enumerate, and weigh invertebrates. 

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History of Friday Harbor Labs

Students in the ENVIR 480: Sustainability Studio course focused on the UW’s environmental history this past spring, and student Sarah Geyer wrote a history of Friday Harbor Labs which you can read on “In Our Nature: the UW Sustainability Blog”. Find out how you can participate in a tradition of over 100 years of research and instruction at Friday Harbor labs here. 

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