Oregon Sea Grant is pleased to invite applicants for the 2020-2021 Oregon Natural Resource Policy Fellowship and announce this year’s seven available fellowship positions listed below. 

  1. Aquaculture Fellow hosted by Oregon Sea Grant, Location TBD (this position is grant funded and may be renewed for a second year)
  2. Squid Fisheries Fellow hosted by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife/Fish Division/Marine Resources Program (MRP), Newport, OR
  3. Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia (OAH) Marine Policy Fellow hosted by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife/ Marine Resources Program (MRP), Newport, OR
  4. Shellfish Conservation and Fishery Management Fellow hosted by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife / Marine Resources Program, Newport, OR
  5. Ocean Shores Policy Fellow hosted by the Oregon Coastal Management Program (OCMP) within the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD), Newport, OR
  6. Advisor to the Executive Director on Marine and Estuarine Ecosystems hosted by the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC), Portland, OR
  7. Rocky Habitat Management Strategy Fellow hosted by Portland Audubon, Conservation Department, Portland, OR

This one-year fellowship is based in Oregon and provides students first-hand experience in resource policy at the state level. We anticipate filling at least one of the positions listed above, in addition to the externally supported Aquaculture Fellowship. This opportunity is open to graduate students and those who have recently completed their graduate degree from any U.S. university or college. 

Applications are due to Oregon Sea Grant by 5PM, July 3 via our online submission portal eSeaGrant; additional details on eligibility and how to apply can be found on our website linked above. Oregon Sea Grant will also host an informational webinar on all of our Summer Fellowship opportunities on June 19, at 10AM (PT) via Zoom. Please register here or check our website for a recording after the webinar. 

The Oregon Sea Grant Scholars Program mission is to increase the number and diversity of higher education graduates who are work-ready, trained in, and able to apply marine science, policy, management, and outreach skills to the most pressing coastal and ocean issues facing Oregon and the nation. Towards this mission, we strongly encourage students from various cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply.