Job: Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Job

I was wondering if you could share a job opportunity with the SAFS community.
The position is in in my lab fisheries research lab with Oregon Dept of Fish & Wildlife in Newport Oregon. The person will assist with a project to develop a novel nearshore fishery-independent survey to improve assessment and sustainable management of nearshore rocky reef fish stocks off of Oregon. 

Outreach: 2018 Alternative Spring Break

The Pipeline Project is excited to announce that our applications for our 2018 Literacy Arts Alternative Spring Break Program are open! Looking for a meaningful way to spend your spring break? Look no further!
Pipeline recruits a group of UW undergraduates to volunteer on a Literacy Arts project with elementary, middle or high school kids in rural and tribal communities around Washington during spring break. 

Event: Environmental Studies Capstone Symposium

Advisers and students are invited to attend the Autumn 2017 Program on the Environment Capstone Symposium. The event is on Wednesday, November 29, from 4:30PM – 8:00PM. The symposium is a great chance to get to know the range of topics students delve into for the Environmental Studies major. There will be both oral and poster presentations.
The symposium will be held in the FSH Auditorium & Lobby, 1122 NE Boat St ( 

Outreach: 2017-2018 Student Ambassador Application–NOW OPEN!

Dear Friends of OMAD,
On behalf of the OMAD Multicultural Outreach & Recruitment Office, I am pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Student Ambassador Program is accepting new applications.
Please help us spread the word to your outstanding students interested in making a difference!
What is a Student Ambassador?
Working as part of the Multicultural Outreach & Recruitment team, Student Ambassadors are influential student leaders engaged in creative, empowerment-based activities to encourage high school and middle-school students to pursue higher education. 

Jobs: Postdoc & PhD Student Openings – Stream Fish Ecology – University of Alaska Fairbanks/AKCFWRU

Colleagues – I anticipate funds to support (one) Postdoctoral Scientist and (one) PhD Assistantship to begin late Spring or early Summer 2018. These positions are part of a larger project with goals to develop a better understanding of the effects of fire and climate change on boreal aquatic ecosystem dynamics. Position descriptions and application instructions are attached.
I will also hire a B.S.- or M.S.-level Senior Technician/Lab Manager as part of this project.  

NOAA Hollings Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission. Over 100 students are selected each year for participation in the Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) and Educational Partnership Program (EPP) scholarship programs. 

Winter Online Courses Available

Register for Winter 2018 online courses
Register now for winter quarter online classes. Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of the University of Washington’s online courses. As a UW matriculated student, this winter you can take some of the most popular online credit classes as part of your normal tuition load and pay an online fee of only $120 per class. 

Study Abroad: 2018 Bonderman Fellowship application now available!

The 2018 Bonderman Fellowship application is now available!
Deadline: January 8, 2018, 12 noon (PST)
The 2018 Bonderman Travel Fellowship application is open and we encourage you to consider applying! This fellowship offers University of Washington graduate/professional and undergraduate students (from the Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell campuses) an opportunity to engage in independent exploration and travel abroad.
The first information session is next Wednesday, 11/1, 12:30-1:30 pm in the Allen Auditorium, Allen Library. 

Event info and registration: Sustainability game jam Nov 11/12

Passionate about the environment? Like games and want to try making one? The Sustainability Game Jam Nov 11-12 is for you! 
What’s a game jam? It’s a weekend event where participants design a game around a theme – this jam will focus on creating games (using any format) that educate, inform, and promote sustainability. Participants can be assigned to a team or create and register their own team. 

Study Abroad: Wildlands Studies

Wildlands Studies offers field programs in over a dozen different countries to learn field research, ecology, and sustainability of natural resources and livelihoods. We are still accepting applications for our upcoming programs:

Winter 2018: Tasmania and Ecuador.
Spring 2018: South Africa, Costa Rica and Panama.
Summer 2018: Iceland, Banff, Belize, Big Sur, Yellowstone, and Channel Islands
Fall 2018: Argentina, New Zealand, Peru and Nepal
Our field programs are academically rigorous, and bring students’ classroom studies to life. 

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