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COASST Internships – Spring 2014

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. 

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes 2014 applications now open, due Feb. 27 or March 6

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. 

Undergraduate STEM Research Panel for International Students

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! 

Seattle Aquarium Internships – Summer Internship Deadline is March 10!

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. 

Undergraduate Research Experiences

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. 

Spring Quarter FHL Marine Sedimentary Processes apprenticeship

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 summer study abroad program in Micronesia!

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. 

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. 

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