Marine Science Internships and Jobs
Marine Conservation Internship at REEF in Key Largo, FL - application due 2/23/2014
Please respond to Martha Klitzkie, REEF General Manager, martha@REEF.org
Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) in Key Largo, FL is now accepting applications for the Summer 2014 Marine Conservation Internship.
Application deadline is February 23, 2014. http://www.reef.org/internship
ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP:
REEF’s Marine Conservation Internship provides an in-depth look into REEF's Volunteer Fish Survey Project and Invasive Lionfish Program. Geared towards college-age individuals, the internship provides an array of diverse experiences including scientific diving, outreach and education, data collection and management, non-profit operations, and public speaking. During the four-month long internship, you will have many opportunities to dive and volunteer with partner organizations in the Florida Keys and South Florida. Visit www.REEF.org/internship to learn more and apply.
- Exposure to numerous non-profit educational and environmental organizations
- Experience in Florida and Caribbean fish identification
- Opportunity to become a member of REEF’s Advanced Assessment Team
- Practical field experience in monitoring protocols, procedures, and data management
- Opportunities to teach others about the marine environment
- Making a lasting difference as a valuable member of the REEF team
- Hands-on experience with diverse tasks and responsibilities for important projects
- Network with key figures in marine science, SCUBA diving, underwater photography, and conservation
- Plentiful opportunities to dive
- College credit, if appropriate
- Letters of recommendation provided upon successful completion of the internship
- Dive training certifications from local dive shops and instructors, where applicable
- Make long lasting friendships with like-minded individuals
- Live in the beautiful, sunny Florida Keys, where the ocean is your backyard!
Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF)
Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. Volunteer Opportunity - Earn Service Hours, Feb 8 & 9
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - service hours available
Sat & Sun, Feb 8 & 9 2014
10am - 5pm (shifts available)
READ ON FOR DETAILS & CONTACT TRISH TO SIGN UP
KLCB, Inc. has once again been selected to be the beneficiary of the beverage cart at the 8th Annual Coconut Point Art Fest on Saturday, February 8th and Sunday, February 9th. We are currently seeking 8 – 10 volunteers, willing to work all day either/both days from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM or for 2 hour shifts either/both days. A KLCB representative will be on hand at all times to sign community service paperwork.
Coconut Point Mall will host the Coconut Point Art Festival. This show is being produced by Howard Alan Events, the same producer of the event that takes place in Coconut Point in December. Fine art, music and more will occupy the streets for two fun-filled days. Grab your sunscreen and walking shoes to stroll amidst life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics, and much more. KLCB will be offering Coca Cola products in the official Coke Wagon. Donations received support the many programs implemented and supported by Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. The event hosts 50,000+ participants and is a great way to combine arts/culture with environmental community service.
If you are able to volunteer please call or e-mail Trish at 239-334-3488 or Trish@klcb.org.
Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc.
PO Box 9244|Fort Myers, FL|33902-9244
Office: 239.334.3488|Fax: 239.791.1070
The Mission of Keep Lee County Beautiful is to protect the environment and improve the quality of life in Lee County by providing public education using mass communications and grassroots activities. This will result in understanding and action by individuals, businesses, civic, environmental and governmental organizations to protect the air, water and natural resources of our county.
Position: Internship – Environmental Education
Issue Date: January 22, 2014
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Hours: Flexible- Tuesday-Saturday, between 8AM and 4 PM, up to 29 hours per week. Some weekends & nights required based on program requirements. Staff & interns will work to create a set schedule.
Salary: $8.75-$9.50 per hour
Dates: Summer 2014 (May – August)
Education Interns will be responsible for leading education tours and activities at the center for visiting school, home school, and camp groups. Interns will also work with staff during at least one of our six weeks of outdoor summer camp, and will work in the field with other outdoor camps as necessary. Group tours occur Tuesday-Friday, in the morning and afternoon. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, greeting guests, caring for aquatic life, assisting in species collection, participating in outreach events, coordinating and recruiting volunteers, leading children’s programs, and assisting with special events. Education Interns are also encouraged to create, implement, and evaluate their own interest program or project during their time at the River Center with the assistance of our Educators.
Click here for more information, full job description, and to download application.
Environmental Education Coordinator
River Center – Loxahatchee River District
805 N US Highway 1
Jupiter, FL 33477
(561) 743-7123 – (561) 743-6314 (fax)
Now accepting applications for summer 2014 interships
*Start and end dates are flexible.*
Events, marketing, education and marine projects: Interns selected will help to organize and staff events, promote Reef Relief and its programs, present classroom lessons on marine science and work on marine field projects as needed. This internship is a great opportunity to gain hands on experience in marine education and conservation as well as marketing, and event planning. Reef Relief is a non-profit organization so all internships are unpaid and housing is not provided. Applicants must have a degree in marine science, or education or be actively seeking one. SCUBA certification required or ability to obtain certification once in Key West.
You will become familiar with the following program areas:
- Environmental education
- Operation of Reef Relief's environment center
- Field work in marine conservation
- Planning, organizing special events and marketing, fundraising
To apply please send a letter with your interest in the internship and a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information: http://reefrelief.org/act/intern/contact
Reef Relief® is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to improving and protecting our coral reef ecosystem.
Oregon State U Research Experience for Undergrads (REU) - $5650, Community College Students Encouraged to Apply! Due 2/14/14
Come discover the Oregon Coast!
From Estuaries to the Deep Sea...OSU's Research Experience for Undergraduates...
Underrepresented and Community College students are encouraged to apply.
Are you a Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Computer Science major? Take advantage of the opportunity to gain research experience while exploring the exciting interdisciplinary field of marine and estuarine science research!
Oregon State University is offering summer marine science internships to 20 college students through its Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport and College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences in Corvallis. The 10-week program matches qualified students with faculty mentors representing a wide range of ocean science research interests, including: Cetacean/Fisheries Conservation Genetics; Marine Aquaculture; Physical, Chemical and Biological Oceanography; Marine Geology; Coastal Ecology; Marine Renewable Energy; Marine Biological Invasions; Satellite Remote Sensing and many others.
The Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) is a 49-acre research and education campus on Oregon's central coast, with modern laboratory facilities, a world-class marine science library, and six state and federal agencies co-located on site with easy access to the "living laboratory" of Oregon's coastal estuaries and the ocean. Scientists representing the U.S. Fish & Wildlife, USDA, USGS, EPA, NOAA Fisheries, and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife serve with OSU faculty as mentors in the REU program. Situated on the south shore of Newport’s picturesque Yaquina Bay, the HMSC provides easy access to the ocean and estuary for field research and recreational activities alike. On the OSU main campus in Corvallis, the College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences trains the next generation of Biological, Chemical, Geological and Physical Oceanographers and Earth System Scientists, offering opportunities or interdisciplinary research in world-class labs and facilities.
Oregon State University Marine Sciences REU Program:
• 10-week summer program, June 16 - August 22, 2014
• Stipend $5650, onsite housing, round-trip travel costs
• Detailed Program Information: http://hmsc.oregonstate.edu/reu
• Initial review of applications: Monday, February 3, 2014 by 5 PM PST
For more information or questions, please contact me:
U Texas Summer Research Experience for Undergrads (REU) - $5000, apps due 3/7/14
The University of Texas Marine Science Institute REU Program is accepting applications for their summer research opportunity for undergraduates. The program is looking for eight talented undergraduates who are dedicated, detail-oriented, hardworking and interested in marine science. The program offers research in the areas of fish physiology and ecology, ecosystem dynamics, and biogeochemistry. The program begins with a research cruise on the R/V Katy, ten weeks of research, seminars and workshops, culminating in a symposium where the students will present their accomplishments. Student projects take advantage of the wide variety of coastal habitats near the Institute, including shallow bays, hypersaline lagoons, seagrass beds, estuaries, mangroves, and marshes. It is a great opportunity to gain valuable research experience and spend a summer by the sea!
Applications will be accepted until March 7, 2014. Required application materials include an online application, unofficial transcripts, professor recommendation forms and recommendation letters from two professors. Students must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. and its possessions. Students will receive a stipend of $5,000 for the ten-week program, full room and board, a research allowance and a travel allowance. The program runs from June 2nd - August 8th, 2014. Interested applicants can check out the website at http://reu.utmsi.utexas.edu, or contact Dr. Deana Erdner or Dr. Ben Walther at email@example.com
The Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (BESEE) from the U.S. Department of the Interior has many entry-level positions available for geoscience students. Check the site often if you are interested in this type of career. Many of their openings are in the Gulf of Mexico region and Alaska.