We are looking for undergraduate and graduate students interested in applying for the UW Sea-Going Research and Discovery course (OCEAN 411), which will include a sea-going component from July to October 2014. The VISIONS ’14 expedition will take place aboard the 274-foot global-class Research VesselThomas G. Thompson and will utilize the state-of-the-art underwater robotic vehicle called ROPOS. We will be working at an active submarine volcano and reaching depths of 9000 ft beneath the ocean’s surface.
The Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce the opening of the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) application as of today.
The program offers paid summer internships at STEM labs located around the University of Washington campus and affiliated agencies. Full-time internships are paid $4,000 and part-time internships are paid $2,000. The program dates are from June 13 – August 22 or UW summer quarter.
The application deadline for the 17th Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium is Monday, February 24th!
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 complete an application, visit the Undergraduate Research Symposium section of the URP website. All UW undergraduates involved in research are encouraged to apply.
The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) is seeking undergraduate interns for the Spring quarter. Could you possibly spread the word to your students? Flyers and internship descriptions are attached.
The following internships are available for Spring:
– Citizen Science Internship
– Marine Debris Internship
– Seabird Data Internship
Students can obtain 2-3 college credits through COASST. Each credit requires 4 hours of work per week.
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 this summer.
The US-UK Fulbright Commission has opened applications for the UK Summer Institute Award Programmes for US Citizens!
Each Programme varies in duration, from three to six weeks, and offers students a fantastic opportunity for first and second year American university students to be immersed in the study of British academia and culture.
Are you an undergraduate international student interested in science, technology, engineering, or math research or currently making the transition into a lab setting?
The UW Undergraduate Research Program (URP) invites you to join current graduate and undergraduate student researchers and faculty for a discussion on how to maximize your research experience by becoming a more productive and engaging member of the lab!
The Seattle Aquarium internship program is designed for those with a strong desire to move into the Zoo/Aquarium field as a career path. Our internship is an in-depth program requiring a minimum commitment of 400 hours (maximum of 500 hours) in at least 10 weeks but no more than 13 weeks (32-40 hours per week). Interns must be flexible with their schedule, and will be expected to work weekdays, weekends and holidays.
The College of Environment Careers Blog has a number of undergraduate research experiences in the aquatic sciences with upcoming deadlines (in February and March):
Undergraduate Research Experience in Climate Change and Estuaries – Texas A&M University (Corpus Christi, TX)
Undergraduate Research Experience in Marine Science – University of Texas (Austin, TX)
Changing Coastal Environments Research Experience for Undergraduates – Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (Cocodrie, LA)
Arctic Research Experience for Undergraduates – Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, MA)
Research Experience for Undergraduates in Aquatic Chemical Ecology – Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
This is just a sampling of listings – there are many more on the blog.
Spend Spring Quarter at Friday Harbor Labs!
15-credit hands-on research apprenticeship (Ocean 492)*
Marine Sedimentary Processes:
Elwha Dam Removal Impacts
The biggest dam removal in U.S. history is underway on the Olympic Peninsula’s Elwha
River, and major changes are happening in the marine enironment. One of the effects
of this unprecedented restoration effort is the input of millions of tons of sediment
into the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Registration is now open to the Oceanography summer study abroad program in Micronesia!Apply online at:
This program will take place in Kosrae, Micronesia, from August 16-September 8, 2014. 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.