photo of Jeremy Jennings

Program - OSG Summer Scholars

Assignment - As a 2017 Summer Scholar, Jeremy will be working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) out of Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport, OR examining the composition and activity of marine communities associated with commercial aquaculture habitat in West coast estuaries.

Education - Jeremy has a BA in Creative Writing from Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, CA and is currently a post-bacc./senior in the Fisheries & Wildlife program at Oregon State University. Last summer he participated in the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) internship program where he learned the principles of aquaculture operations at the Molluscan Broodstock Program, also located at HMSC.

Professional and research interests - Jeremy plans to pursue a graduate degree in ecology, using the skills and experiences gained from this project to help with the development of research proposals for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program, the Fulbright Scholar Program, and other scholarship or grant opportunities.