Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego is recruiting highly motivated undergraduate students for the Scripps Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program. This 9 or 10-week program provides opportunities for independent research in the earth, ocean, and atmospheric sciences alongside a scientist mentor (deadline March 5, 2017)

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UW Environmental Career Fair: February 22, 11-2

Open to all UW students and alumni, the Environmental Career Fair is an opportunity to explore careers in environmental and natural resources fields. The Environmental Career Fair features employers from the nonprofit, government and private sectors with career-level positions and internships.

Read on to learn about which employers are attending and how you can prepare for the fair through workshops.

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[Research]: NSF International REU Site in Community GIS and Citizen Science

Study in Central Florida and Belize
June 19 – August 4, 2017
Priority Application Deadline
February 17, 2017
What Will REU Students Do?

Map disparities in flooding & disaster management
Map marine debris & impacts on coastal communities
Engage in international community-based research
Learn and apply GIS, mapping and qualitative method skills

REU Student Compensation
All-inclusive trip and $3,500 stipend
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[Tide Bites] Scanning All Fish!

This article comes from “Tide Bites”, the monthly newsletter of UW Friday Harbor Laboratories. “Scanning All Fish!”, by Adam Summers, with Kory Evans-Jackson and Malorie Hayes: read the full article at the FHL website.
Recently, FHL became home to the Karel F. Liem Bio-Imaging Center. The centerpiece of the shared research facility is a very capable micro-source CT scanner from Bruker, a model 1173. 

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Three Seas Program (Northeastern University)

For over 30 years, the Three Seas Program has provided a training ground for aspiring marine scientists. The two semester program provides intensive training in three ecologically diverse settings at world-class locations with faculty members who are leaders in their field. Students have the opportunity to explore the intertidal ecosystem of Northeastern US, work with tropical species native to Panama, and learn about fishes and mammals of the Pacific Northwest. 

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Summer Field Assistant Opportunity 2017 (BC Central Coast)

Field Assistant Opportunity – Summer 2017
Influence of Marine-Derived Nutrients on Mammals of the BC Central Coast
The Hakai Institute and the Applied Conservation Science Lab at the University of Victoria are looking for an enthusiastic field assistant to assist with mammal diversity surveys as part of Hakai’s 100 Islands Project. We are investigating patterns of biological diversity across islands of the BC Central Coast in relation to marine subsidies, particularly the use of marine subsidies by mammals on islands. 

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College of the Environment Award Nominations (Due 2/24)

Have you had a great experience with a faculty, staff, or student from the UW College of the Environment? Nominate them for one of the following awards (granted annually) by February 24!
Dear College Community,
We are pleased to announce a call for nominations for the 2017 College of the Environment Awards to honor members of our College community who have demonstrated outstanding service and dedication.  

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[UW Today] Vitamin B-12, and a knockoff version, create complex market for marine vitamins

Associate Professor Ingalls – referenced in this UW Today Article – teaches the “OCEAN 295: Chemistry of Marine Organic Carbon” course annually. This course can be taken in place of CHEM 220 for the Aquatic & Fishery Sciences and Oceanography majors.
The New Year is a busy time for pharmacies and peddlers of all health-related products. In the oceans, marine organisms rely on nutrients, too, but the source of their vitamins is sometimes mysterious. 

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UW Diversity Career Fair Thursday, January 26, 2017

What: Diversity Career Fair
When:  Thursday, January 26, 2017
Where: University of Washington (Seattle) – Husky Union Building (HUB) Ballroom
Time: 5:30PM – 8:30PM
All Majors (Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts & the Sciences)
All Class Levels (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Grad)
Dress: Business Casual
List of participating employers:  

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2017 Husky Green Award Nomination

Who are your sustainability role models?
Give UW’s sustainability superstars the recognition they deserve – nominate them for a Husky Green Award today!
The UW Husky Green Awards highlight individuals and teams across the university who demonstrate initiative, leadership and dedication to sustainability.
We need your help to honor the people at all UW campuses who help make the university a more sustainable place. 

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