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Alaska Sea Grant fellowship opportunities
NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship
Application deadline is Jan. 19, 2018, for fellowships that begin in August 2018.
This program's mission is to provide on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students and to provide project assistance to state coastal zone management agencies and other key NOAA partners. The fellowship positions start in August 2018 and are available at the California Coastal Commission, the coastal programs in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Delaware, Illinois, Maine, and Washington; the Coastal States Organization in Washington, DC; the National Association of Counties in Washington, DC; and the National States Geographic Information Council, which will be hosted in Anchorage, Alaska. Eligibility requirements, descriptions of the projects, and guidance on how to apply can be found at the Coastal Management Fellowship website: https://coast.noaa.gov/fellowship/.
NMFS – National Sea Grant Fellowships
Application deadline is Jan. 26, 2018, for fellowships that begin in August 2018.
This fellowship is for PhD students interested in careers related to (1) marine ecosystem and population dynamics, with a focus on modeling and managing systems of living marine resources, or (2) economics of the conservation and management of living marine resources. Recipients work with a mentor from NOAA Fisheries. For more information on these fellowships, visit the NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowships web page: https://seagrant.uaf.edu/research/nmfs-sg-fellowship/index.php.
Alaska Sea Grant State Policy Fellowship
Application deadline is Feb. 21, 2018, for fellowships that begin in July 2018
The state fellowship program provides a professional opportunity for soon-to-graduate or recently finished graduate students interested in the science and policy needed to keep our marine resources healthy. The state fellowship program provides an opportunity to acquire on-the-job experience in planning and implementation of marine resource policies and programs in Alaska. The program matches highly motivated graduate students and recent graduates with hosts in Alaska-based state or federal agencies for a 12-month paid fellowship. For more about this fellowship visit the Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship web page: https://seagrant.uaf.edu/research/state-fellowship/index.php.
John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
Application deadline is Feb. 23, 2018, for fellowships that begin in February 2019.
This unique fellowship is well suited for graduate students with an interest in national policy decisions affecting coastal and ocean resources. The fellowship involves spending a year in the Washington, D.C., area in an executive or legislative position. Recipients work on substantive national policy issues related to aquatic resources. For more information visit the Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy
fellowship webpage: https://seagrant.uaf.edu/research/knauss/knauss-application.html.