Apply now for NOAA's 2018 Coastal Management/Digital Coast Fellowship Program

The NOAA Office for Coastal Management is recruiting candidates for the 2018 Coastal Management/Digital Coast Fellowship Program. This program's mission is to provide on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students and to provide project assistance to state coastal zone management agencies and other key NOAA partners.

Opportunities to get involved in ocean policy and planning

Want to get involved in ocean policy and planning in the State of Oregon? There are currently several opportunities:

Apply now for a Knauss Fellowship

Oregon Sea Grant is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. Applications are due February 23, 2018. In order to register for our new online application system, eSeaGrant, please email a brief declaration of interest by February 9, 2018.

OSU seeks Director of Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center

Oregon State University (OSU) is seeking to hire a Director for its Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC). This is a 12-month, fixed-term, half-time (0.5 FTE) position reporting to the OSU Vice President for Research. Reappointment is at the pleasure of the Vice President. The incumbent Director will also hold a 9-month tenured position within the College of Engineering and must meet the College’s standards for tenured appointment. While serving as the NNMREC Director at OSU, the tenured faculty portion of the appointment will be half-time (0.5 FTE).

Apply now for one of two doctoral fellowships

Interested in pursuing a doctorate in marine resource economics or population and ecosystem dynamics?

OPAC wants YOU...

Can you effectively represent Oregon's interests in the conservation of marine resources and ecosystems?

State of the Coast: Oregon's Coastal Conference

Register now for State of the Coast: Oregon's Coastal Conference! It's happening Saturday, October 28, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Florence, Oregon.

Billed as Oregon’s coastal conference for everyone, the event aims to bring together the public, scientists, fishermen, resource managers, teachers, students and conservationists. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn, network and talk about the current status and future of Oregon’s marine environment. 

Register now for these two fall programs at the HMSC Visitor Center


Weird Science: Family Home School Day

Friday, October 20, 2017, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Science can be pretty strange - especially in the ocean! Families will come explore the bizarre habitats and animals of the ocean and learn how scientists do research in extreme environments.

HMSC Visitor Center winter hours begin Monday, Sept. 4 (Labor Day)

Winter hours at the HMSC Visitor Center will begin Labor Day, Sept. 4: Open Thursday through Monday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays).

Also: Please pardon our mess! The Visitor Center will be getting some exciting upgrades this year. The center will be closed for several weeks starting in November, and then partially open until spring. Check the Visitor Center's website for closure and construction updates.

Apply by September 15, 2017: Coastal STEM Hub Director

Oregon Sea Grant is seeking a Coastal STEM Hub Director. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the director of Oregon Sea Grant.