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Mary Gates Research Scholarship applications now being accepted!

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 undergraduate students regardless of class year, major or residency status. Deadlines are coming up soon, so please encourage your students to begin the application process and attend an information session and application workshop. 

2 New Paid Undergraduate Research Internship Opportunities with NWFSC: Apply by 9/30!

The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) is offering 2 new Paid Internship Opportunities for undergraduates to research with NOAA scientists at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) starting autumn quarter. Please pass along these internship opportunities to undergraduates in the sciences who might be interested in Fisheries and Marine Biology-related lab and field work research.
Interested applicants can find out more about these 2 different internship opportunities and the requirements to apply for each on our website here<http://webapps.ued.washington.edu/opportunities/Opportunities.aspx?post_ID=1252>and here<http://webapps.ued.washington.edu/opportunities/Opportunities.aspx?post_ID=1251>. 

Paid Undergraduate Research Internships with NWFSC – Apply by Sept. 30

The Undergraduate Research Program (URP) is offering 2 new Paid Internship Opportunities for undergraduates to research with NOAA scientists at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center (NWFSC) starting autumn quarter. Please pass along these internship opportunities to undergraduates in the sciences who might be interested in Fisheries and Marine Biology-related lab and field work research.
Interested applicants can find out more about these 2 different internship opportunities and the requirements to apply for each on our website here and here. 

Student Intern Opportunities at the NW Stream Center

Adopt A Stream Foundation
10 Unpaid Student Internship Opportunities

Hunting for a Capstone or Thesis Project?
The mission of the Adopt A Stream Foundation (AASF) is “to teach people how to become stewards of their watersheds. To expand its mission capabilities, AASF is developing the Northwest Stream Center: (NWSC) a regional environmental learning facility with stream and wetland ecology & fish and wildlife habitat restoration as its central themes. 

Spring 2013 SAFS Capstone Symposium, Friday June 7, 2pm in FSH 107

Please join us for the Spring 2013 SAFS Capstone Symposium, when our graduating scientists show the results of all their hard work. With topics from Acidification to Zooplankton, there’s something for everyone.
When: This Friday, June 7, 2:00-5:00
Where: Fishery Sciences Bldg (FSH), room 107
Who: All are invited to attend but arrive early as seating is limited.
2:00 Zack Oyafuso (Keister) A comparative study of zooplankton communities in Hood Canal, WA, a seasonally hypoxic sub-basin of Puget Sound
2:15 Jessica Nordstrom & Tiffany Huang (Jensen) Mortality rates of opalescent squid, Loligo opalescens, on varying diets and tank designs
2:30 Nicola Follis (Quinn)The role of olfaction in coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) detection of salmon eggs
2:45 Ellie Robbins (Pietsch) University of Washington’s otolith collection online photo gallery
3:00 Sean Kinard (Pietsch) Climate synchrony in Bering Sea yellowfin sole otoliths
3:15 poster session & cookies
3:30 Robyn Mayfield & Rosalind Huang (Jensen) Effects of egg strand length and time of hatching on size of paralarvae in reared squid, Loligo opalescens
3:45 Rizky Darmawan (Friedman) The effect of ocean acidification on larval survival and morphology of the oyster Crassostrea gigas
4:00 Lynda Le (McDonald) Effects of algae cover on the growth and survivorship of commercial geoducks (Panopea generosa)
4:15 Kate Becherer (Taub) A comprehensive analysis of cyanobacteria bloom control methods for use in Green Lake
4:30 Katrina Herlambang (Hauser) Genetic differentiation among color morphs of the brain coral Lobophyllia spp. 

Fully funded fall internships in Bermuda – NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates – APPLICATION DEADLINE MAY 30TH!

This email serves to announce that the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program to support eight internships for undergraduate student research at BIOS during fall 2013.
This program provides recipients with the opportunity to conduct intensive, hands-on research projects in several active and ongoing research areas, including:

Biology, chemistry, and physics of the open ocean
Biology, physiology, and biochemistry of coral reef ecosystems
Molecular biology of marine organisms
Environmental chemistry of Bermuda’s atmosphere and inshore waters
Effects and consequences of global environmental change

Further information on the REU program at BIOS can be found here: www.bios.edu/education/reu/ This includes a list of past projects and student testimonials and links to the application form, an overview of the REU Program at BIOS, student publications and potential BIOS mentors. 

Research funding: WRF Fellowships and Levinson Awards

Announcing two research funding opportunities. These two opportunities share a common application with a deadline of May 31. Please share widely.

Washington Research Foundation Fellowships
Washington Research Foundation Fellowships (WRFF) for advanced undergraduates support promising students who work on creative and sophisticated science and engineering research projects under the guidance of UW faculty. WRFFs target undergraduates who have already participated in undergraduate research for at least three quarters and who are working beyond an introductory level in a project that requires creativity and advanced knowledge. 

Summer Internship Opportunity – marine ecology in mangroves & marshes

Summer internship: marine ecology in mangroves & marshes
Location: Atlantic coast of Florida; lab work in Fort Pierce with field sampling from Stuart to Jacksonville
Timeline: ~12 weeks between mid-May and early September (start and end dates negotiable)
Compensation: $10/hour for up to 12 weeks
Affiliation: University of Maryland & Smithsonian Institution
Application deadline: May 1st, 2013
Applications are being accepted for a summer intern to assist with ongoing doctoral research on crustacean
use of mangrove and saltmarsh habitats. 

City of Seattle Internships

Some great internships with City of Seattle…

Accounting Intern
College Intern
$19.27 – $19.89 Hourly
03/19/13
04/09/13

Arts & Cultural Affairs Intern
College Intern
$14.85/Hour
03/22/13
04/16/13

NEW! City Council – Work Study
Work Study College Intern
$14.85 – $18.20 Hourly
04/01/13
04/23/13

Civil Service Commission Intern
College Intern
$14.85 – $18.20 Hourly
03/19/13
04/09/13

NEW! Corporate Communications Intern
College Intern
$14.85 – $18.20 Hourly
03/28/13
04/12/13

Customer Care Municipal Intern
Graduate College Intern
$18.20 Hourly
03/21/13
04/09/13

Data Project Intern
College Intern
$14.85 – $18.20 Hourly
03/22/13
04/09/13

NEW! 

Undergraduate Research Symposium-Apply by Feb. 25

Hello Advisers,
With the Symposium deadline coming up on Monday (Feb. 25), we want to make sure that students are aware of our 2 remaining Abstract Writing Workshops (today and tomorrow) to help them apply, as well as our staff advising.
Please forward the info. below to undergraduates in all academic disciplines.
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Dear Students,
The deadline to present your work in the 16th Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium is coming up on Monday, February 25 at 5pm. 

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