Cast & Dig: 5th Annual Fly Fishing & Habitat Restoration Event
Saturday, July 12 ~ 9:00am-2:30pm
Cavanaugh Pond, Renton
Grab your friends and family and come out for the 5th Annual Cast & Dig with Friends of the Cedar River Watershed and King County Parks at Cavanaugh Pond Natural Area! We will spend the morning restoring riparian habitat, followed by FREE fly fishing workshops for all skill levels, guest speakers, and delicious lunch in the afternoon!
We have 3 internship opportunities on our 1000-acre floodplain restoration program – please help me spread the word!
Please get the word out to environmental science, water resource engineering or ecology/biology (or similar field) undergraduates (or recently graduated) regarding 3 internships available for this summer, paid, with housing if needed. Please see attached position description and broadcast at will.
Summer Course from the Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity
GEN ST 348: Creating an Experiential Learning Portfolio
Full Term (June 23-Aug. 22): T/Th, 3:30-4:30pm, SLN 11610
2 credits, CR/NC
Instructors: Robin Chang, robinc, Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards
Lauren Brohawn, brohal, Undergraduate Research Program
This course will guide you through the process of building an online e-portfolio.
The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) is looking for a few more undergraduate interns for the Summer quarter. Could you please spread the word to your students? Flyers and internship descriptions are attached.
The following internships are available:
– Citizen Science Internship
– Marine Debris Internship
– Seabird Data Internship
Students can obtain 2-3 college credits through COASST.
The Washington State Legislative Internship Program is having information sessions on the UW-Seattle campus on May 13th and 14th. ALL majors are welcome to apply for this amazing internship opportunity. Information sessions will be held in Gowen 1A (the Olson room) at the following time:
May 13th 11:30pm-noon
May 13th 2:30am-3:00pm
May 14th 9:30am-10:00am
May 14th 3:30pm-4:00pm
One of the country’s most highly regarded legislative internships, the program offers students the opportunity to gain professional, paid work experience and study the legislative process at the state level.
Several SAFS undergrad majors will be giving poster and oral presentations at the 17th Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium on May 16, 2014 in Mary Gates Hall – see below for full list. Drop by to check out their research and give them support!
2014 Schedule of Events Note: Some sessions overlap.
11:00-11:15 Event Welcome
11:00-1:00 Poster Session 1- Hannah Wear, Susie Dobkins, Jennifer Gardner (Mary Gates Scholar), Lindsay Hart, Charles Dueber, Mohammad Durrani
12:30-2:15 Oral Presentation Session 1 – Jenna Keeton, Jeffrey Baldock (Mary Gates Scholar), Matthew Grodzins (Mary Gates Scholar)
12:30-2:15 Performing Arts Session
1:00-2:30 Poster Session 2
2:30-4:00 Poster Session 3 – Jessica Blanchette
3:00-4:30 Visual Arts & Design Showcase
3:30-5:00 Oral Presentation Session 2 – Hannah Wear
4:00-6:00 Poster Session 4
View the 2014 Online Proceedings for the full event schedule, abstracts, and presenter search tools.
Only 3 weeks left to apply!
FUNDED MARINE, OCEANOGRAPHIC AND ATMOSPHERIC UNDERGRADUATE INTERNSHIPS
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 2014.
An REU internship at BIOS is a great way to gain the experience necessary to embark on graduate studies or careers in the marine and atmospheric sciences.
Announcing two research funding opportunities. These two opportunities share a common application with a deadline of May 30 with funding starting next academic year. 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.
BBNA will be hiring two interns; one will be based at the Fisheries Research Institute at Lake Aleknagik and the other will be based at Lake Clark National Park Service at the Newhalen River counting tower.
Attached is the flyer, BBNA’s general application (under position applied for please put ‘fisheries summer intern’), and a description of the job. Applications are due March 21, 2014.
Summer Internship Opportunity for Undergraduates
Brightwater (near Woodinville, WA) is offering several internship spots this summer for undergraduates who want to create inspiring outdoor learning experiences for children 4-12 while working in a beautiful natural setting. This is a 5-week internship with a small stipend to help with living expenses. For more information and application materials, visit islandwood.org/brightwatercamps. Deadline to apply is March 31st.