2021 Hollings Preparation Program (HPP)

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) seeks to prepare students for career development opportunities in atmospheric and ocean sciences. NOAA aims to support a diverse and qualified pool of applicants, particularly from underrepresented groups*. The Hollings Preparation Program (HPP) will prepare undergraduate freshmen to be competitive applicants for the full NOAA Hollings Scholarship in their sophomore year of college.

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2021 Bevan Series on Sustainable Fisheries

The 2021 Bevan Series will be held virtually online and open to the public. This year’s focus is Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Visit the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences events page and click the “subscribe” button to have each seminar and join link added to your calendar.

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How classes at Friday Harbor Labs have adapted during COVID-19

José Guzman instructing the class from the FHL dock.

Situated in the heart of the San Juan Islands, roughly 100 miles from Seattle, FHL is a unique satellite campus that offers students an unparalleled opportunity to immerse themselves in the Pacific Northwest’s marine environment. Much like the NBA’s “bubble,” where teams were isolated to ensure player health during the pandemic, the 2020 class of MARBIO 488 became its own bubble.

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Marine Debris Monitoring Engagement Specialist, COASST (Americorps, Seattle, WA)

The goal of this position is to grow and retain a corps of participants who monitor beaches for marine debris with COASST, and to evaluate and ensure that data coming out of the program are useful and used. Service will involve developing and carrying out a volunteer engagement and data management plan in service of improving participant retention and marine debris module data quality.

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Shoreline Survey Assistant – Non-Permanent, WA Dept of Health (Tumwater, WA)

We are looking for a new team member to fill our Shoreline Survey Assistant (PHA 2) non-permanent position. As a Shoreline Survey Assistant, you’ll work with a talented and engaged team in the Shellfish Growing Area Section to determine if shellfish harvesting areas meet strict national public health requirements.  You’ll explore Washington’s marine shorelines, help evaluate potential pollution sources, and determine if it is safe to commercially and recreationally harvest shellfish.

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Full list of speakers announced for FISH 497 B: Marine Biology Seminar

Explore the world’s oceans through the lens of a diverse cast of marine science professionals. Journey with them as they share behind-the-scenes stories from their careers and insights on how to solve today’s most challenging conservation and environmental issues. This weekly speaker series is facilitated by Dr. José Guzmán, and is open to all students.

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PathwaystoScience.org: Paid STEM Summer Research Programs (NSF, NASA, NIH, USDA…)

Programs and professional development resources for current and prospective undergraduate students — research experiences for undergraduates (REU), scholarships, and travel and research opportunities.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Directorate Fellowship Program 2021 (Paid summer internships)

DFP is a Direct Hire Authority program that includes an 11-week fellowship project for current students at the rising senior undergraduate or graduate school level. The 11-week fellowships begin in mid-May/mid-June 2020 and end in August/September 2020. Upon successful completion of the Fellowship program, along with degree conferral, participants may be directly appointed without competition to full time, permanent positions.

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Fellowship opportunity: ORISE position with EPA studying estuary acidification

This position will include opportunities for field-based, laboratory, and data analysis research activities in support of multiple ongoing projects studying coastal water quality related to acidification, hypoxia, and eutrophication.

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Recent Graduates Opportunity: 2021 Scientists in Parks Fellowships Open!

Opportunities for recent graduates (ages 18-30) in research and ecological monitoring for Spring/Summer 2021 in national parks (!!) through the Geological Society of America, Americorps, and NPS. Aquatic/marine projects include stream invert monitoring, coral restoration, sea turtle science, and citizen science development.

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