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Research Funding Info Sessions: WRF Fellowships and Levinson Awards

Research Funding Info Sessions: WRF Fellowships and Levinson Awards
Join us in 171 MGH for an info session for two research funding opportunities on either:
Wednesday, June 3, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Thursday, June 4, 9:30 – 10:30 am
Register for an info session here: https://expo.uw.edu/expo/rsvp/event/539
These two opportunities share a common application with a deadline of August 20 with funding starting next academic year. 

Summer Job Sampling Streams Throughout Eastern Washington

We have a 3 month position (contract) for a field biologist/tech to help with habitat surveys, electrofishing, genetic sampling for evaluation of about 20 culvert replacement projects in eastern Washington in Upper and Mid-Columbia river tributaries. Position requires mostly field work and fair amount of travel (4-5 days at a time). Position is from ~July 1 to ~ Sept 30th and should be an ideal position for a recent grad. 

Undergrad AFS Majors presenting at the 18th Annual UW Undergrad Research Symposium, May 15 in Mary Gates Hall

Several SAFS undergrad majors* will be giving poster and oral presentations at the 18th Annual UW Under­grad­u­ate Research Sym­po­sium on May 15, 2015 in Mary Gates Hall – see below for full list. Drop by to check out their research and give them support!
2015 Schedule of Events Note: Some sessions overlap.
11:00-11:15 Event Welcome
11:00-1:00 Poster Session 1
12:30-2:15 Oral Presentation Session 1 – Michelle Louie
12:30-2:15 Performing Arts Session
1:00-2:30 Poster Session 2 – Jordan Lee (Mary Gates Scholar) & Derek Arterburn
2:30-4:00 Poster Session 3 – Andrea Odell
3:00-4:30 Visual Arts & Design Showcase
3:30-5:15 Oral Presentation Session 2 – Jordan Lee (Mary Gates Scholar), Trevor Eakes (Mary Gates Scholar), Jessica Knoth, Susie Dobkins (Mary Gates Scholar)
4:00-6:00 Poster Session 4 – Nancy Huizar, Nirupam Nigam (Mary Gates Scholar)
View the 2015 Online Pro­ceed­ings for the full event sched­ule, abstracts, and pre­sen­ter search tools. 

Icicle Seafoods summer jobs

I have attached a flyer with the basic information on where to apply and such. For some this could be a summer job in between college years, or it could be a path to work in the seafood industry. My main goal of reaching out to students in the fisheries department is to find people who have a passion the industry and who are looking for careers, whether that be in manufacturing, quality assurance, production etc. 

US EPA/NCER Grant Announcements Update

Title: 2015 EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study
URL: http://www.epa.gov/ncer/rfa/2015/2015_gro_undergrad.html
Open Date: 03/30/2015 – Close Date: 05/19/2015
Summary:

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the posting of the Request for Applications, 2015 EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study with the goal of offering undergraduate fellowships for bachelor level students in environmental fields of study. 

Two sustainability internships available

The UW Sustainability office and the EcoReps student group each have student internship positions available.
The UW Sustainability office is hiring a paid Sustainability Communications intern (HuskyJobs #87919). The intern will research and write Sustainability Snapshot articles, blog posts and other stories for the UW Sustainability site green.uw.edu, highlighting various people, buildings and sustainability projects across UW. This is an opportunity to learn more about sustainability efforts and be a part of our work to implement our Climate Action Plan at the University of Washington and to have stories published on a site reaching UW students, faculty and staff as well as the larger sustainability community. 

REU Summer 2015 in Aquatic Ecology, Portland State University

NSF-Sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates in Aquatic Ecology, Portland State University
The Strecker Aquatic Ecology Lab at Portland State University invites applications for an REU position on an NSF-funded project on the effects of hydrologic alterations and climate change on freshwater ecosystem connectivity and ecology on the Columbia Plateau. The candidate will have numerous opportunities to enhance their career by working with ecologists and other scientists, including members of the PI’s lab (http://aquaticecologylab.weebly.com/). 

South Africa Summer Program

On behalf of Bridge Education Abroad Institute (BEAI), I am writing to
you today to inform you about our summer programs in South Africa. Our
institute plans short programs all across the world, to provide students
with unique opportunities to experience different political cultures
while strengthening their leadership and diplomacy skills. Our programs
draw a diverse group of students together from all over the world to
discuss pressing global issues while exchange cultural values. 

Registration is now open to the Oceanography summer study abroad program in Micronesia!

Registration is now open to the Oceanography summer study abroad program in Micronesia!Apply online at:
http://studyabroad.washington.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=11114
This program will take place in Kosrae, Micronesia, from August 22
-September 14
, 2015
. The class is focused on coastal ecosystems in a changing climate, and will provide students with first hand field experience studying coral reefs, mangrove forests, estuaries, sea grass and the ways that human activities are affecting those ecosystems. 

Now Accepting Applications – Career-Building Internships with SCA

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is excited to offer two career preparatory programs for students from racially and ethnically diverse backgrounds. Working closely with the National Park Service (NPS) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service, we’ve developed expense-paid internships aimed at providing students with the mentorship and hands-on experience needed to build a career in the conservation field.

Internships are offered in a wide variety of fields–education, historical preservation, resource management, visitor service, and many others–but they all have one thing in common: they promote social, personal, and academic development, and pave the way for professional success. 

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