From: Dickey, Eric [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 11:15 AM
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Subject: Oregon Sea Grant Summer Scholars Program for Undergraduates
Oregon Sea Grant is now accepting applications from undergraduates for the
Summer Scholars program.
The program prepares undergraduate students for graduate school and careers
in marine science, policy, management, and outreach. This ten week program
places high caliber junior and senior undergraduate students from around the
country with federal, state, and local public agencies to provide students
with hands-on experience under the mentorship of a career professional.
The goal of the program is to provide students with professional skills,
agency workplace experience and real life practice in marine resource
science, policy, management, and outreach and support agency programs and
Ultimately, the Summer Scholars program will increase the number of
graduates who are work ready, trained in public agency marine program areas
and able to apply marine science, policy, management and outreach skills to
the most pressing coastal and ocean issues facing Oregon and the Nation.
The 2011 cohort of students will be placed in Oregon in Lincoln, Coos, and
Benton Counties. Student scholars will assist host agencies with field work,
lab work, analysis, natural resource policy research, public education,
outreach and community engagement efforts.
Any undergraduate student who will have completed two years of study and is
currently enrolled in any U.S. college or university may apply. Students of
color, from first nations, non-traditional students, and those from other
diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This opportunity seeks students
with a variety of interests including marine science, biology, ecology,
zoology, environmental science, journalism, education, political science, or
Selected students will be awarded a stipend during the ten week fellowship
and housing will be provided to those students who need it.
The application deadline is April 1. For more information, see:
Oregon Sea Grant
(541) 737 2715
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