[student job]: Student Career Services & Academic Affairs Assistant, College of the Environment Dean’s Office

The College of the Environment’s Academic Affairs team is hiring a Career Services & Academic Affairs Program Assistant to start June 2017. Undergraduate students with an interest in environmental careers and/or career services are encouraged to apply. If you have experience in or would like to learn more about event planning and program development, and you are a freshman, sophomore, or junior you are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Friday Harbor Labs info session Thursday, 4/20 2:30pm MGH 171 E

Learn more about what spending a quarter studying full time in the San Juan Islands can mean for you. Courses are available for students starting their exploration of marine biology up to senior undergraduates. Meet some of our teaching faculty and learn how to apply and fund your quarter at ‘FHL’.

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Autumn 2017 Semester at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Apply Now)

Join us in Woods Hole for Fall 2017! Conduct research in state-of-the-art facilities and learn about the ocean from leaders in ocean science and engineering. The Semester at WHOI (SAW) program is for juniors and seniors who are interested in obtaining an advanced degree in ocean sciences, ocean engineering or related fields in the geosciences. The program features a semester-long, for-credit research project overseen by a WHOI scientist or engineer, as well as the opportunity to take graduate-level courses modified for undergraduate credit.

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Summer Marine Biology Courses at University of Hawaii at Hilo

Summer Session 2017

I am pleased announce that I will be offering the following three classes this summer at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. The labs for each class involve research-based, hands-on techniques as the students participate in research studies focused upon each group of marine animals.

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UW Aquatic & Fishery Sciences & Oceanography both ranked in the top 5 programs in their field globally

A new ranking of global university programs by academic subject highlights the quality of our marine and aquatic science programs. In the lists for their respective subjects, The UW School of Oceanography was ranked 2nd globally, and the UW School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences was ranked 4th. Read on for more details about the ranking and to learn about the other 43 subjects ranked in the top 10 globally.

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Congratulations to 3 MB minors in the Husky 100

Congratulations to three Marine Biology Minors who were recognized as part of the 2017 Husky 100: Jono Grindall, Griffin Hoins, and Sneha Krishnan!

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[job]: Trawl Catch Shares (West Coast) Observer Program (start 5/18/17, WA, OR, CA coast)

Currently we are in immediate need for observers to begin work in the Trawl Catch Shares (West Coast) Observer Program.  These positions would begin 5/8/17 and are based on the Washington, Oregon, and California coast. If you know recent graduates still looking for field biology positions, please forward this e-mail to them and encourage them to visit www.alaskanobservers.com.  They can also e-mail me at r-moore@alaskanobservers.com or call me at 888-317-9343 to get more information. 

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New Friday Harbor Labs Website Launches

The new and improved FHL website just launched, and you can visit it now at fhl.uw.edu. The application deadline for autumn quarter courses is May 15, so start exploring the site now to learn more.

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Volunteer with the Crab Team (no experience needed): April 7

Crab Team Needs You!
Are you interested in a very short-term volunteer project to help Puget Sound? The Crab Team invasive green crab monitoring program needs help on Friday, April 7th preparing bait for the upcoming monitoring season.
What is Crab Team?
Crab Team is a partnership between Washington Sea Grant, the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, and others to lead a volunteer-based early detection and monitoring program to improve our understanding of native salt marsh and pocket estuary organisms, and how they could be affected by green crabs. 

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Sustaining Food from the Seas: Public Lecture on April 11

The world’s oceans provide an important source of nutrition for more than one billion people, and employment for hundreds of millions. But is this sustainable? And if so, where? And how?

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