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Summer 2016 NASA Internships

Dear STEM Students,
Summer 2016 NASA internships are now open for application and close on
To apply, visit the One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI) at the URL below
then look for ³Student Login/Registration² at the top of the webpage,
activate and apply to as many relevant internships as you desire.

REU for students interested in marine science

REU experience for a marine science student….
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. 

NOAA- Nearshore Marine Ecology Intern (fall quarter 2015)

Employer Name:   NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Employer Description:   NOAA’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) supports the conservation and management of living marine resources and their habitats in the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Our research assists resource managers in making sound decisions that build sustainable fisheries, recover endangered and threatened species, sustain healthy ecosystems, and reduce risks to human health.
Internship Title: Nearshore Marine Ecology Intern 

Mary Gates Scholarships – applications now accepted!

The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications.  Mary Gates scholarships provide up to $4,000 ($2,000 per quarter for up to two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research/scholarly activities.  These scholarships benefit students in the current academic year, and are open to all UW undergraduate students regardless of class year, major or residency status.   

USGS Position – Student Trainee (Biology), GS-0499-5 (CA-TI)

Job Title:Student Trainee (Biology), GS-0499-5 (CA-TI)
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:Geological Survey
Job Announcement Number:PAC-2015-0611
As a Student Trainee (Biology) with the Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, you will serve in a trainee capacity, performing routine and recurring development assignments to acquire knowledge and understanding of functions, principles, practices, and methods used in the area of Biology. Duties include:
– Primary responsibilities will be to oversee the animal holding facility, ensuring that raceways are clean, animals are healthy, and beaver are fed daily. 

Grad job – communications assistant

Communication Assistant Needed

monitor print and electronic media for stories on fisheries sustainability
maintain a web site with brief abstracts of these stories
direct emails to a network of scientists who will provide comment
maintain a blog website with these comments
compose twitter and facebook postings based on the comments provided


Understanding of fisheries sustainability
Ability to communicate clearly
Familiarity with social media

Duration of employment:
This is a trial program for the summer, and we anticipate continuation through Autumn 2015. 

Adopt A Stream Foundation Internship opportunities

The Adopt A Stream Foundation provides internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students at the Northwest Stream Center. For those interested in fresh water, forest/plant, and wetland ecology research, the Northwest Stream Center provides an excellent location on more than 20-acres next to North Creek, a tributary to the Sammamish River. This site also lends itself well to wildlife research in an island of good habitat surrounded by suburbia. 

SAFS Spring capstone symposium this Friday, June 5, 2:00-6:00 in FSH 107

It’s time again for our graduating seniors to tell us all about the cutting-edge research they’ve been quietly doing here at SAFS.
With 17 presentations under 14 different advisers, there’s bound to be something for everyone!
FSH 107 Friday June 5
2:00- Jordan Lee (Holtgrieve) Temporal variation in fatty acid composition of migrating Alaskan sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchhus nerka)
2:15- Lilia Bannister (Essington) The effect of size, season, and tissue type on the trophic level of lion’s mane jellyfish, Cyanea capillata
2:30- Breanne Ward (Straus) Developing a fisheries/environmental science weekend program for underprivileged high schools
2:45- Jessica Kimber (Jensen) Intelligent and behavioral characteristics of the stubby squid, Rossia pacifica
3:00- Rachelle Johnson (Skalski) Barotrauma in juvenile salmonids exposed to simulated hydro-turbine passage: evaluating the rate of pressure change
3:15- Amber Sant’Angelo (Roni) Impact of soil composition upon tree survival for riparian habitat restoration within the Snohomish and Stillaguamish water basins
3:30- Chris Repar (Roni) Factors affecting the diel emigration timing of juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in three Washington streams using PIT tag data
3:45- Jeff Lou (Simenstad) A spatial and temporal analysis of groundfish communities in the Puget Sound
4:00- Kali Williams (Helser) Characterization of the ontogenetic migratory patterns of giant grenadier based on environmental influences on otolith elemental composition
4:15- Dejah Sanchez (Schindler) Analysis of long term changes in sex ratio of Daphnia in response to environmental variation
4:30- Madelyn Berentson (Gidmark) Bite and suction forces of the adductor muscle in sculpin
4:45- Rylen Nakama (Jensen) The impact of a large nonindigenous crab (Scylla serrata) on a native crab species’ (Thalamita crenata) abundance and distribution on Oahu, Hawaii
5:00- Andrew Wilson (Beauchamp) Tiger muskie predator-prey interactions in Lake Merwin
5:15- Nancy Huizar (Jensen) Distinguishing the first zoea of the northern kelp crab, Pugettia producta
5:30- Russell Crandall (Buckley) Feeding habits of walleye pollock and arrowtooth flounder in the Gulf of Alaska in 2005
5:45- Jake Kvistad (McDonald) Combining historical data and spatial statistics to investigate the ecology of a data limited stock of blue king crab in the Bering Sea
6:00- Burlyn Birkemeier (Laidre) Mean pupping date of Steller sea lions in Cape Wrangell, the Aleutian Islands 

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