The Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) is offering summer employment /internship positions in 2012 through its Bradford E. Brown Student Internship Program. Named for a retired NOAA Fisheries scientist who was a leader in introducing young people to fisheries science, the program offers a limited number of paid summer positions during May to September distributed across NEFSC programs and laboratories.
Research topics include population biology and dynamics,
resource assessment and environmental surveys, taxonomy, physical and
biological oceanography, social sciences, data management, larval
fish/plankton ecology, large marine ecosystems, aquaculture,
biotechnology, remote sensing, protected species and apex predators.
Further information about the Northeast Fisheries Science Center and
its research facilities is available online at: http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/aboutus.html
Pending available funding, summer positions are offered
throughout the Center’s six laboratories, which are located in Woods
Hole, Mass.; Narragansett, R.I.; Milford, Conn.; Highlands, N.J.,
Washington, D.C. and Orono, Maine. Summer positions are filled by
matching an applicant’s skills and interest with an appropriate area of
research within these laboratories. The 2012 list of summer
job/internship opportunities and all related information and
requirements can be found online at http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/sstudent/.
To participate in the internship program, applicants must be an
active full-time student or half-time undergraduate/graduate student at
a college or university for the upcoming 2012 school year at the time
of application, or be accepted as a full-time or half-time student in
an academic program for the 2012 school year by the time the summer
position begins. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen. All completed
application materials must be postmarked by April 15, 2012.
Questions about the program may be directed to NEFSC.Summer.Intern@noaa.gov
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