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2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium – Application now open!

The application for the 17th Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium is now open! The Sym­po­sium will be held on May 16, 2014 in Mary Gates Hall. Last year, more than 1,000 under­grad­u­ates par­tic­i­pated.
To learn more and start an appli­ca­tion, visit the Under­grad­u­ate Research Sym­po­sium sec­tion of the URP web­site. All UW under­grad­u­ates involved in research are encour­aged to apply. The appli­ca­tion dead­line is Feb­ru­ary 24, 2014. 

Tatoosh 2014 – Summer field studies and research in Alaska

Summer field courses in Alaska!
The Tatoosh School is a nonprofit, university-level field school with classrooms in the towns, oceans, and forests of Alaska’s Inside Passage. It is the school’s mission to foster first-hand learning about the ecology and environmental policy of southern Southeast Alaska.
Rigorous academics focus on the development of a sense of place and passion for civic engagement, and a sound knowledge of the Pacific coastal rainforest. 

COASST Marine Debris Internship

AFS MAJORS! Apply for this!
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> Marine Debris Internship – COASST
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> The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST), a citizen science program based at the University of Washington’s School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, is looking for 2-5 undergraduate students to assist with program’s upcoming marine debris data collection project beginning spring 2015.
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> Students working with COASST gain valuable, hands-on experience with citizen science programs, scientific protocol development and testing and learn the complexities of adapting data collection to a broad and diverse corps of participants. 

NPAFC Internship Applications due March 1, 2014

Dear Colleagues,
Please excuse multiple postings and freely distribute this information to those who might be interested in the NPAFC Internship Program. For yourinformation, the NPAFC InternshipAnnouncement is attached.
The North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC) invites applications from citizens of its member countries (Canada, Japan, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation and USA) for the NPAFC Internship Program. One intern will be accepted upon approval of the Commission. 

2014 Summer REU undergraduate opportunity with the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS for the
2014 Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU): Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability program
with the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies
http://dornsife.usc.edu/wrigley/reu/
Program dates: June 16 – August 8, 2014 (8 weeks).
Application deadline: February 17, 2014.
APPLY TODAY
This NSF-funded program will support highly motivated and talented undergraduate students to conduct independent but guided research that focuses on Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability at the Wrigley Marine Science Center (WMSC) on Catalina Island, CA. 

2014 courses at Friday Harbor Labs – apply now!

University of Washington Friday Harbor Laboratories (FHL) on San Juan Island in Washington State is now accepting applications for courses and research apprenticeships in 2014.
A 2014 flyer is attached — please feel free to print and post the flyer or forward it to friends and colleagues!
FHL student application due dates:
Jan. 25 for Spring Quarter
Feb. 1 for Summer Courses
May 15 (early admission) or July 1 for Autumn Quarter
Applicants do not need to be current students at University of Washington. 

Applications now accepted: Mary Gates Scholarships

Happy New Year! Please share this information with undergraduate students in all disciplines.
The Mary Gates Endowment for Students is currently accepting scholarship applications. Mary Gates scholarships provide $4,000 ($2,000 per quarter for two quarters) for students to pursue leadership or research activities. These scholarships benefit students in the current academic year, and are open to all UW undergraduates regardless of class year, major or residency status. 

aquaculture position/internship

I work for a seafood transportation firm, Aqualife, here in the PNW area.
We are in the business of transporting live seafood product in ocean-going containers using a patented technology.
We have successfully transported crustaceans (lobster, opilio, etc.), shellfish (clam, oyster, etc.) and fin fish (Sturgeon).
However, our company lacks the proper marine bio background to understand each specific species, their characteristic advantages and disadvantages, and to how to properly conduct trials. 

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes 2014 applications now open!

Please share the information below with freshmen and sophomore students in all fields who may be interested in a fully-funded opportunity to study in the UK next summer. Attached are a general information flyer and a reference sheet for advisors.
Minimum eligibility requirements:
· be a US citizen (resident anywhere except the UK) and possess a US passport;
· be at least 18 years old;
· have a high level of academic achievement with a minimum GPA of 3.5 (confirmed by academic marks, awards and references);
· have completed no more than two years of university study; i.e. 

NASA Opportunities for undergrads

1.) NASA national internships – One Stop Shopping Initiative (OSSI)
NASA is currently recruiting talented college undergraduate students, who are pursuing Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) degrees, for summer internships at NASA centers around the country.
The summer internship application is open and closes on March 1, 2014.
To apply visit the following URL:
https://intern.nasa.gov/ossi/web/public/main/index.cfm?solarAction=view&subAction=studentCal
Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium
Johnson Hall room 141
206-543-1943
2.) 2014 Academic High-Altitude Conference
This is the 5th anniversary of this event and is hosted by the Department of Space Studies in the North Dakota Space Grant Consortium. 

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