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MS Fisheries Opportunity at University of Alaska

M.S. Graduate Research Assistantship Opportunity, University of Alaska Fairbanks
This project will explore the role of climate and other factors on life history expression and survival in sockeye salmon on Kodiak Island, Alaska.  
Applications are sought for a M.S. position to work on a collaborative project with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) under the supervision of Dr. Peter Westley (https://www.sfos.uaf.edu/directory/faculty/westley/) in the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF). 

Undergraduate Research in Marine Sciences – Maryland Sea Grant REU

Please invite your undergraduate students to apply for Maryland Sea Grant’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Estuarine Science.  http://www.mdsg.umd.edu/REU
Since 1989, NSF has supported bringing students to conduct individual research projects with a scientist-mentor at either Chesapeake Biological Lab or Horn Point Lab of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. This is a great opportunity to conduct research with a mentor and spend a summer by the Chesapeake Bay. 

Summer 2016 NASA Internships

Dear STEM Students,
Summer 2016 NASA internships are now open for application and close on
03/01/2016.
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.
https://intern.nasa.gov/ossi/web/public/main/ 

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)

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/409459700
Job Title:Student Trainee (Biology), GS-0499-5 (CA-TI)
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:Geological Survey
Job Announcement Number:PAC-2015-0611
DUTIES:
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
Tasks:

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

Qualifications:

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. 

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