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Apply for VISIONS 14 Expedition

Applications are due February 20, 2014
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. 

Summer 2014 FISH 491: Aquatic Ecological Research in Alaska Information Session and Application Info

Are you an undergrad student who wants to participate in a 6-week research opportunity in Alaska this summer? Would you rather take some of your coursework when it is integrated with research and practical experience in the field? Do you want to get graduation requirements waived for going? You can also begin work on your capstone project! If this sounds good, please read the following information and, if you can make it attend an upcoming information session to hear from instructors and past students:
Information Meeting
Monday, February 3rd, 4:30-5:30, FISH 203
If you are unable to attend the information session please contact Mike Tillotson (mdt3) with any questions and for a copy of the application. 

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) @ LearnLab Applications Due February 17

Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh have an exciting opportunity summer research experience for undergradates (REU) available for undergraduates. The application for this program is attached and can also be found at http://www.learnlab.org/opportunities/LearnLab_Summer_REU.php.
This REU program is sponsored by LearnLab, a Science of Learning Center funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). We encourage applications from students who would like to conduct research in the fields of psychology, education, computer science, human-computer interfaces and language technologies. 

SWE Career Fair- Tuesday

Looking for a summer internship or a full-time position?
The University of Washington’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) invites you to attend the 32nd annual Evening with Industry Career Fair (EWI)!
Where: University of Washington’s Husky Union Building (HUB)
When: Tuesday, January 14, 2014
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Career Fair opens to SWE members only
12:30 PM – 5:00 PM Career Fair opens to ALL STUDENTS (not just women)
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM Awards Banquet with corporate representatives*
Attire: Business, Business Casual
EWI is FREE and open to all students majoring or interested in engineering, science, and technology. 

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!
> Marine Debris Internship – COASST
> 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.
> 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

2014 Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU): Coastal Ocean Systems and Sustainability program
with the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies
Program dates: June 16 – August 8, 2014 (8 weeks).
Application deadline: February 17, 2014.
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. 

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