UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant Marine Education Fellowship

University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia
Skidaway Island, Georgia
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Fellowships & Scholarships
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UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant offers year-long education fellowships for recent graduates at the Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island, Georgia. These fellowships, which serve as a bridge experience between college and professional positions, are offered to recent college graduates with a degree in a coastal or education related disciplines (education, environmental science, marine science, or other natural, physical, or social sciences) or a completed degree with relevant coursework. Fellows train and work for 50 weeks to gain experience in environmental education, aquarium husbandry and coastal extension. For more information, and to apply, click here:
Applicants must meet the following qualifications: - B.S. or B.A degree in a coastal related discipline (education, environmental science, marine science, or other natural, physical, or social sciences), from an accredited college or university, awarded since May 2016. Degree must be awarded before fellowship begins. - Applicants with graduate courses or previous multiple internships are not eligible for this program. - Completion of marine science courses (i.e., biology, marine biology, marine science, ecology, invertebrate zoology and ichthyology). - Previous experience teaching or working with children or students. - Physical ability to carry out internship duties including teaching outdoors during hot summers and cold winters and lifting objects up to 50 pounds. - U.S. citizenship or U.S. work visa. If selected, UGA will provide intent to employ documents for visa application. Background checks are required for UGA employment. - Fluency in English – bilingual applicants (English/Spanish) are encouraged to apply.
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Nina Sassano
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