Oregon Sea Grant announces four new fellowship opportunities

Oregon Sea Grant is pleased to announce four fellowship opportunities for graduate students and recent graduates. Please share with all students who may be interested. 

NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship (Applications due January 20, 2017) - A two-year opportunity that matches postgraduate 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.

Marine ed program assistants sought for HMSC Visitor Center

NEPORT - We're hoping to hire one or more part-time assistants for our marine education program at OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center.

Our marine education assistants help present marine science labs and programs for the K-12 school audience and other youth and family groups at the HMSC Visitor Center and marine education labs. They conduct and assist with field trips, labs, and youth programs, and provide other education assistance as needed.

For more information and how to apply, check our jobs page.

Summer Scholars Symposium

Join us on Friday, Aug. 12 for the Oregon Sea Grant Summer Scholars Final Symposium at the Hatfield Marine Science Center Library Seminar Room n Newport

The symposium, from 1:30 to 5 pm, is a chance for our undergraduate Summer Scholars to showcase their internship projects as oral and poster presentations to other students, scientists, agency staff and the interested public.

Learn more about our Summer Scholars and their work  on the Oregon coast by checking our our Sea Grant Scholars blog.

Legislative Fellowship applications open

Oregon Sea Grant is now accepting applications through August 15th for the 2016-2017 Oregon Sea Grant Legislative Fellowship.

The Legislative Fellowship is awarded to qualified current and recent graduate students at any College or University in Oregon with an interest in marine and coastal policy issues. The Fellow will support the Oregon Coastal Caucus during the 2017 Oregon Legislative Session, with particular focus on:

Malouf Scholarship applications open

Oregon Sea Grant is now accepting applications through July 18 for the 2016-2017 Robert E. Malouf Marine Studies Scholarship.

The Malouf Scholarship is awarded to support graduate students who combine societally relevant research with education or public engagement. The student can be enrolled at any college or university in Oregon while working towards a degree in any field compatible with Oregon Sea Grant's mandate and areas of interest.

The scholarship is intended:

Summer hours at HMSC Visitor Center

NEWPORT - Summer hours are in effect at our Visitor Center at OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center.

We're open to the public from 10 am to 5 pm, 7 days a week, through Labor Day, Sept. 6, with new exhibits, daily programming and marine education activities for all ages.

To find out what's coming up, bookmark the Visitor Center's Website.

Apply now for Natural Resource Fellowship

Oregon graduate students: Applications are open through June 10 for the Oregon Sea Grant Natural Resource Policy Fellowship, which places a qualified graduate student in an Oregon state agency or nonprofit for one year, starting between August and September 2016.

South Coast contractors sought

We're seeking independent contractors in the Charleston-Brookings area to serve as community based researchers for the Fishermen Led Injury Prevention Program (FLIPP). This is a joint research project with OSU's College of Public Health and Humans Sciences and Oregon Sea Grant, with funds from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Details are on our Jobs page.

Free showing of Sonic Sea at HMSC Visitor Center

NEWPORT - Join us this Saturday, April 23 for a free showing of the award-winning documentary, Sonic Sea, at 5:30 pm in the Hatfield Marine Science Center auditorium.

South Coast tourism position open

Oregon Sea Grant is hiring a South Coast Extension Tourism and Business Development Professor of Practice (a fixed-term faculty appointment) to work with South Coast stakeholder groups such as businesses, local government, and local non-profits to encourage regional collaboration and strategy development in an effort towards building capacity for tourism in an economically disadvantaged area. The position will also support experiential learning opportunities for undergraduates, graduate fellows and interns. Application deadline: April 17, 2016.