Project-based fellowship for resource management post-grads

The Coastal Management and Digital Coast Fellowship provides on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for post-graduate students. As a fellow in this position you will also provide project assistance to state coastal zone management programs. The program matches post-graduate students with state coastal zone programs to work on projects proposed by the state and selected by the fellowship sponsor, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Services Center.

AWARD & ELIGIBILITY

This two-year opportunity offers a competitive salary, medical benefits, and travel and relocation expense reimbursement. For the 2022 fellowship, applicants must be U.S. citizens who will complete a master’s or other advanced degree at an accredited U.S. university between August 1, 2020, and July 31, 2022. A broad range of degrees are applicable to the fellowship because the projects are varied among the host organizations. This two-year opportunity offers a competitive salary, medical benefits, and travel and relocation expense reimbursement.  

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. The twelve fellowship positions start in August 2022 and are available with the California Coastal Commission, California Coastal Conservancy, and the coastal programs in Delaware, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, and Oregon, and three hosted by Digital Coast Partners: the Coastal States Organization (in partnership with Association of State Floodplain Managers, the National States Geographic Information Council, and The Nature Conservancy). Eligibility requirements, descriptions of the projects, and guidance on how to apply can be found in this linked PDF and at coast.noaa.gov/fellowship.

You can access more information about the 2022 NOAA Coastal Management and Digital Coast Fellowships on the NOAA Office for Coastal Management (OCM) Website. Additional information about the 2022 Fellowship and eligibility can be found on the OCM Fellow Eligibility Selection webpage.

HOW TO APPLY

Oregon Sea Grant uses eSeaGrant for fellowship application submissions. To access eSeaGrant send an email to [email protected] declaring your interest in applying. Please include the name of the fellowship you wish to apply for in the subject line. An eSeaGrant account will then be created for you. All components of your application, including letters of recommendation, will be submitted through eSeaGrant. Stating your interest does not obligate you to apply. We are here to provide assistance as needed; however, please do not wait until the last minute to apply.

NEXT DEADLINE

The next deadline for this fellowship is January 21, 2022.

For additional details on the 2022 application, visit: NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship page.