SAFS Student Voices: Snorkels and Seaweeds and Squid, Oh My!

Snorkels and Seaweeds and Squid, Oh My! Travels of a SAFS Student in Hakodate, Japan
by Grace Workman, SAFS undergraduate student
This summer, I got to experience life in Hakodate, Japan! Hokkaido, the northern part of Japan, is home to the city with delicious dairy, the freshest seafood imaginable, and our host, Hokkaido University. Our trip was only 2 weeks, but filled with adventures that I’ll remember forever. 

Present a poster at the Oregon Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Meeting!

Hello fish-y educators and students!
This message is intended for students and faculty interested in attending or presenting a poster at the Oregon Chapter of the American Fisheries Society (ORAFS) Annual Meeting. Please forward to your networks.
Jeremy Romer, ORAFS vice-president, mentioned that many of you and/or your students are interested in submitting a poster for the upcoming Oregon Chapter of the American Fisheries Society meeting in Bend, OR from Feb 28-Mar 3, 2017. 

Internship Opportunities with the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) in Boulder, CO

The National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) is now accepting applications for a variety of research internships for undergraduates in summer 2017.  From helping to design sensor assemblies to testing sampling protocols and analyzing data, interns work alongside staff mentors and explore career options in weekly professional development seminars and networking events with interns from other scientific programs based in Boulder, CO. 

2017 CSUMB Ocean Science REU

I am writing to you today to enlist your assistance in advertising the 2017 CSUMB Ocean Science REU program to your undergraduate students. We are now accepting applications.
Students in our REU program can choose to conduct research in Monterey Bay in the following areas:
Marine Biology and Ecology
Ocean Engineering
Oceanography
Marine Geology 

UW WiSE Conference 2017- Campus Invitation

The UW WiSE program is pleased to be hosting the annual WiSE Conference. The WiSE program and conference strives to empower women studying and/or pursuing their future and present careers within the engineering, technology and science fields to discover new and diverse opportunities, identify personal strengths, and energize their dreams and motivation to embark on new academic and professional ventures.
No Ceiling. 

International Students and Employment Pathways

International Students and Employment Pathways
Would you like to learn about options for working in the US after graduation from experts in immigration law?  If so, come hear from immigration lawyers about how to prepare!  You will learn about:

Employment-based visas
Talent and skills-based visas
Investment-based visas
Optional Practical Training

What:  International Students and Employment Pathways
When:  Thursday, December 1, 2016, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. 

Alternative Spring Break in Science Mentorship! Deadline is Friday

Apply for Alternative Spring Break in Science Mentorship! Inspire leadership, learning and interest in science among Native youth of the Yakama Nation. Students of all majors are encouraged to apply! Deadline is Friday, Dec 2nd.
More info here: http://tinyurl.com/ASB-Science
Please include this message in your list serve:
Want to do something meaningful over Spring Break this year?
Inspire leadership, learning and interest in science among Native youth of the Yakama Nation, and gain experience facilitating science projects! 

Climate Change and Rivers TOMORROW evening

Join us in Seattle TOMORROW for a talk on Climate Change and Rivers!
RRNW Seattle Speaker Series Tomorrow (Nov. 29th), Guillaume Mauger, PhD, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington
Join us for the next installment of the RRNW Seattle Speaker Series November 29th at 6:30pm!
Speaker: Guillaume Mauger, PhD, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington 

AmeriCorps Position Advertisment – Fisheries Science Emphasis (Elwha River)

WSC, USFWS, Conservation Scientist/Educator

Interested in gaining valuable resume building aquatic conservation science experience while supporting the historic Elwha River recovery effort (Port Angeles, WA)?  Apply now for this six month position!
This AmeriCorps service member will be responsible for a restoration project as well as providing field support on multiple fronts, including but not limited to: estuarine fish sampling, river food web sampling, adult and juvenile salmonid enumeration and fish migration monitoring. 

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