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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. 

Mary Gates Scholarships – upcoming info sessions

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 begin the application process, attend an information session, and register for an application workshop. 

COASST Internships – Autumn 2014

Hi All,
Hope that you’re enjoying this sunny summer weather! The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) is beginning to recruit for interns for the autumn quarter.
Could you please spread the word to your students? An internship announcement is attached with a description of each area.
Students can obtain 2-3 college credits through COASST. Each credit requires 4 hours of work per week. 

Citizen Science Volunteer Opportunity at Mount Rainier National Park

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff of the University of Washington,
Please feel free to pass this information along to friends, family, or acquaintances who you feel may have an interest in this program.
Do you love amphibians, science, and exploring National Parks? Then the Citizen Science Program is for you. The Citizen Science program gives volunteers the opportunity to hike and explore some of Mount Rainier’s remote lakes and wetland habitats while gaining experience in surveying and science. 

volunteer opportunities

Project description: We are seeking independent, motivated student volunteers that will be key members of a research team including scientists from the Northwest Fisheries Science Center and the University of Washington as we continue our long-term study (started in 2000) quantifying the recolonization of the Cedar River, WA by Pacific salmon. The Cedar River is a protected watershed providing drinking water for Seattle and is about 90 km east of the City. 

Cedar River Watershed Volunteer & Workshop Opportunity: Cast & Dig

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! 

Summer Internship Opportunity (3 positions)

Greetings,
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.
Thank you! 

Experiential Learning Portfolio summer class – please share with students in all fields

Summer Course from the Center for Experiential Learning and Diversity
http://expd.washington.edu/courses
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. 

Summer COASST Internships – please pass along to students

Hi All,
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. 

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