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Subject: [ECOLOG-L] Community research internship available at GMRI
Community Research Intern Position Available - June to December, 2010
Gulf of Maine Research Institute, 350 Commercial St., Portland, ME 04101
Contact: Jonathan Labaree
Sector Initiative Program Manager - 207/228-1630 - [log in to unmask]
GMRI's Community Department seeks a full-time temporary intern from June
to December,2010, to conduct research supporting two projects:
1) GMRI provides technical assistance to 14 of the 17 groundfish sectors
operating in New England's waters. The intern will assist staff with
background research for the sectors' annual submission of operations plans
and environmental assessments as required to get approval from the
National Marine Fisheries Service. In addition, the intern may help staff
with ongoing training of sector managers and members.
2) GMRI is developing a program to enable and promote innovation in marine
diversification in the Gulf of Maine. The initial phase of this project
will be a comprehensive analysis of innovative uses of marine resources
from around the world in an effort to identify key opportunities of the
Gulf of Maine. The intern will assist the Director of Community
Initiatives by collecting and analyzing data on marine innovation and its
applicability to our region. The program's goal is to facilitate the
development of new niche marine markets in renewable energy, bio-
environmental monitoring, water management, marine biotech/pharma and
o Undergraduate or, preferably, graduate degree in marine-related area,
such as marine policy/planning, marine resource management, or coastal
o Self-starter with strong organizational skills and sense of humor.
o Experience in research, especially socio-economic.
o Commitment to the marine environment and, ideally, familiarity with New
o Send cover letter and resume to [log in to unmask]
o Applications due by May 21, 2010 and will be reviewed upon receipt.
o Incomplete and late applications cannot be considered.
o Interviews will occur in late May.
Compensation: commensurate with experience
The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) is a non-profit marine science
center serving the Gulf of Maine/Georges Bank bioregion. Our dynamic
fusion of research, education, and community programs are aimed at
realizing the potential of the region's marine ecosystem and the human
communities that depend on them. Working collaboratively with scientific
institutions, government agencies, and the fishing community, GMRI
develops pragmatic solutions to complex problems to support the
sustainable use of the Gulf of Maine ecosystem and the communities that
depend on it.
GMRI is an equal opportunity employer