2019 Career Discovery Internship Program, US Fish and Wildlife Service/Student Conservation Association

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) has partnered with the US Fish and Wildlife Service to provide summer internships for first & second year college students from culturally and ethnically diverse backgrounds.

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Participate in a NOAA Fisheries Research Survey in Alaska (deadline April 15)

The Alaska Fisheries Science Center (AFSC) will be conducting its summer acoustic-trawl research survey in the Gulf of Alaska from late May through mid-August. There are a number of student volunteer positions available on each 3-week survey leg. All travel costs, housing, and meals will be covered while on the survey.

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Biological Technician/Office Coordinator, Cramer Fish Sciences (Issaquah, WA)

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This position provides critical support for the organization by assisting science staff with project reporting tasks, literature reviews, data management and summaries, occasional fieldwork, and administrative related tasks such as expense tracking, travel arrangements, and equipment procurement, vehicle maintenance and other office activities to promote efficiency and organization This position is office based with only occasional fieldwork.

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Disasters: Approaches to Preparation, Response and Recovery (GEN ST 297 A, SPR/2019)

The Population Health Initiative is offering a one-credit, credit/no-credit seminar-style course for undergraduate students during spring quarter called, “Disasters: Approaches to Preparation, Response and Recovery.”

Natural and human-made disasters result in enormous human and economic costs, including immediate loss of lives, destruction of infrastructure, food shortages, disease outbreaks and displacement. The appropriate response to these disasters is complex, requiring multi-level, cross-sector coordination and input from a range of disciplines.

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JSIS 478 G: Environmental Justice and Political Ecology Field Course

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This class is thus aimed at familiarizing students, especially those concerned with environmental justice, with Indigenous perspectives, leaders and activists with the aim of countering this ignorance in the hopes of forging stronger interracial, environmentalist coalitions.

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FHL 492: Ecology and Conservation of Marine Birds and Mammals

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FHL 492 has now been approved for the ‘Integrative Field Experience’ requirement of the Marine Biology major, and spaces are still available in the summer 2019 offering. Visit https://fhl.uw.edu/courses/course-descriptions/course/ecology-and-conservation-of-marine-birds-and-mammals-2019/ for more information. 

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Multiple positions, Seattle Aquarium (Seattle, WA)

The Seattle Aquarium has a few job openings which may be of interest to youth-serving environmental educators: Empathy Fellowship Coordinator, Grants and Administrative Coordinator (part-time), Youth Engagement Coordinator, and Season Summer Camp and Marine Science Interpreter.

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! “Living Breath of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ” Indigenous Foods and Ecological Knowledge Symposium

Join us for this year’s Living Breath Indigenous Foods and Ecological Knowledge Symposium. This year we have opened our doors to invite you to two days of amazing panels and break-out sessions in honor of Native family food traditions.

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NOAA Hollings Preparation Program (paid summer internship)

Are you interested in a fun (and paid!) internship with NOAA this summer?

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) seeks to ensure that a diverse and qualified pool of applicants, particularly from underrepresented groups, pursues student and professional opportunities for career development in NOAA. Are you a college freshman with an interest in a NOAA internship and training opportunity? The Hollings Preparation Program (HPP) will prepare students to be competitive applicants for the full NOAA Hollings Scholarship​in their sophomore year. Internship locations may include Seattle, Washington, Arcata and Long Beach, California, and the Chesapeake Bay region.

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Roger Arliner Young (RAY) Conservation Diversity Fellowship

Inspired by efforts to increase racial diversity in conservation, the Roger Arliner Young (RAY) Conservation Diversity Fellowship aims to increase and facilitate conservation-related career pathways for emerging leaders of color. The RAY Fellowship is a paid fellowship designed to equip recent college graduates with the tools, experiences, support, and community they need to become leaders in the conservation sector—one that, in our visions of the future, fully represents, includes, and is lead by the diverse communities, perspectives, and experiences of the United States.

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