Marine Science internships/Study in Alaska

Agency
University of Alaska, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay Campus
Location
Homer, Alaska
Job Category
Internships
Salary
none/ housing subsidy possible
Start Date
08/27/2018
Last Date to Apply
08/01/2018
Website
http://semesterbythebay.org/
Description
Want HANDS-ON experience while studying Marine Biology, Ecology, Environmental Studies and related fields in the beautiful, seaside town of HOMER, ALASKA? Apply to the University of Alaska’s recurring fall program, Semester by the Bay, with *in-state tuition* for US undergraduate students. The program boasts more than 20 internship and service-learning opportunities (http://semesterbythebay.org/internships/) with many governmental and non-governmental scientific agencies engaged in conducting field research, developing environmental policy, bringing current, relevant environmental education programs into schools, responding to marine mammal strandings, conducting necropsies and articulating skeletons, looking at the effects of marine debris on the environment, and much more. Our courses (e.g., Marine Biology, Marine Mammal Biology, Ichthyology, Conservation Biology, Oceanography, etc.) offer students quality lecture experiences with small class sizes and exciting labs on land and on the water, exploring a wide range of subjects including: the behavioral ecology of beluga, humpback and killer whales, sea otters, Steller sea lions, harbor porpoises and harbor seals; marine mammal skeletal articulation; seining, identification and articulation of estuarine and marine fishes; the behavior of seabirds at island rookeries, among others. Many internships include free or significantly reduced housing. Semester by the Bay is offered each fall at the Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College - University of Alaska Anchorage. Internships and educational opportunities are still available for this fall semester which runs from August 27-December 15, 2018. Email Dr. Deborah Tobin at ddtobin@alaska.edu and see www.semesterbythebay.org for more details and to complete our “Application of Interest.”
Qualifications
Full-time enrollment in the Semester By the Bay program at UAA/Kachemak Bay Campus. University of Alaska Anchorage. Internships and educational opportunities are still available for this fall semester which runs from August 27-December 15, 2018. Email Dr. Deborah Tobin at ddtobin@alaska.edu and see www.semesterbythebay.org for more details and to complete our “Application of Interest.”
Contact Person
Dr. Deborah Tobin
Contact Phone
907-299-8380
Contact eMail
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