The Narragansett Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, located on Prudence Island, Rhode Island, is now accepting applications for 2 seasonal marine science educators for the 2015 summer season. Check out the following link for more information:
A Two Month Coastal Education and Leadership Internship Program for Rising High School Seniors
Sunday June 14, 2015 – Saturday August 15, 2015
Chincoteague Bay Field Station will soon be accepting applications for their Sea S.T.A.R. summer internship for rising high school seniors (students who are currently juniors age 16+). This internship includes three components: programs, a summer research project, and enrichment. Students will work alongside program staff to provide environmental education programs and summer camp activities; periodically attend college courses; develop their own research project or legacy project; and explore marine habitats of the Eastern Shore of VA.
This internship is offered through the Chincoteague Bay Field Station of the Marine Science Consortium, located in Wallops Island, VA. Applications will be accepted from December 8th, 2014 to January 30, 2015.
For more information please visit: www.cbfieldstation.org/sea-star-internship.
About Chincoteague Bay Field Station:
Since 1965 the Field Station has educated and inspired thousands of children, youth, and adults about the marine and coastal ecosystems along the Mid-Atlantic Region through place-based, hands-on experiences. The Chincoteague Bay Field Station of the Marine Science Consortium is ideally located on Virginia's Eastern Shore, between the powerful Atlantic Ocean and ecologically important Chesapeake Bay. The barrier islands of the Eastern Shore create a series of habitats that are biologically diverse and geologically dynamic. These natural classrooms introduce students to a variety of concepts in the biological, chemical, and physical sciences.
Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation
Education Programs Assistant
The Education Programs Assistant will be responsible for assisting the Director of Education of the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation with developing education programs and curriculum. This position is full time temporary (initially one year) with opportunity for extension. This position is based in Maryland.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
A Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology/Science, or a complementary field. Experience developing and writing curriculum. At least two years experience in teaching in formal education at the secondary level preferred. Experience teaching marine ecosystems (eg. coral reefs, mangroves, and seagrass) is preferred. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication is essential. Ability to coordinate multiple activities simultaneously is required. Candidate must be able to work under tight deadlines and have excellent organizational skills.
Compensation is commensurate with experience.
Please send cover letter, resume, three references and curriculum writing sample by December 31, 2014 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please contact us at email@example.com.
The 2016 National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship has now posted a funding opportunity. The Federal Funding Opportunity is attached and additional information and the application package can be found here: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=NOAA-OAR-SG-2016-2004335
The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a unique educational experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. Successful applicants will spend one year (February 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017) in a legislative or executive host office in the Washington, DC area. An eligible applicant is any student, regardless of citizenship, who, on February 13, 2015, is enrolled towards a degree in a graduate or professional program (in an accredited U.S. institution), that has an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions that affect those resources.
· Students should submit applications to a Sea Grant Program and not submit information directly into Grants.Gov
· Student applications are due to Sea Grant Programs by February 13, 2015.
· Sea Grant Programs must transmit the application via Grants.gov by 5:00 pm, Eastern Time March 31, 2015.
· Additional Fellowship and application information can be found on the Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship website.
The Hurricane Island Foundation, a small non-profit education organization based in Penobscot Bay, Maine is looking for three interns for this summer (starting June 15, 2015). Applications due February 16.
They are looking for one person for each of the following positions: sustainable technology internship, experiential education internship, and scallop research assistant. If you know of someone who may be a good candidate, please pass this opportunity along!
Please check our our website for more information and to download the full position descriptions.
UNCW MarineQuest invites qualified candidates to apply and become part of one of the most unique marine and environmental education summer programs in the country.
Marine Quest is celebrating 35 years of service in coastal North Carolina by continuing to offer fun-filled, academic week-long programs for ages 4-16 and multi-week programs for ages 15-17.
Applications are being accepted for MarineQuest summer 2015. MarineQuest is looking for staff to fill our Day Instructor, Evening and weekend Staff, and other positions for this summer (starting June 8, 2015). Please pass this information along to students and colleagues who might be interested.
Visit MarineQuest for more information about us and browse summer employment opportunities for full descriptions of available positions as well as application instructions.
The Marine Technology for Teachers and Students (MaTTS) Project, based at the University of Rhode Island’s Inner Space Center and the University of Connecticut’s Avery Point campus, is now accepting Connecticut and Rhode Island high school teachers for a year-long professional development opportunity. The project focuses on providing opportunities for teachers and students to experience new technologies related to exploring the global ocean and discover pathways to marine careers using these new tools. Participating teachers will engage colleagues and students at their school, receive training, and gain experience in marine and ocean science technologies.
Selected Teacher Leaders will participate in:
The website is:
For more information about the MaTTS Project visit the website or email firstname.lastname@example.org.