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Opportunities with Hawai'i Sea Grant

Fellowships

Peter J. Rappa Sustainable Coastal Development Fellowship

Hawai'i Sea Grant accepting applications until Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
Read full announcement HERE

To continue the spirit and good work of long-time coastal sustainability extension agent Peter Joseph Rappa, the Sea Grant College Program of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology has created a memorial fellowship. The Sustainable Coastal Development (SCD) Fellow will be involved in aspects of coastal sustainability and resilience, and work with the Hawai‘i Sea Grant Centers of Excellence.

Hawaii’s communities statewide are engaging their natural, social, and built environments in efforts to better manage issues that affect their livability and resiliency. The SCD Fellow will work to bring attention to sustainable coastal development through research, extension, and community-based education in topics of coastal smart growth and community planning and their integration with hazard mitigation and climate change adaptation.

Past project/work topics:

  • Research and inventory coastal hazards mitigation, sea-level rise adaptation, and pre- and post-disaster recovery planning strategies and models of implementation
  • Research and inventory low impact development (LID) and green infrastructure best management practices (BMPs)
  • Research and inventory metrics and indicators of smart growth, community livability, and coastal resiliency with respect to the physical environment
  • Develop multi-media (e.g., print, video, internet) outreach materials of the Center’s activities

The SCD Fellow will also gain an understanding of the multifaceted operations of Hawai‘i Sea Grant through shadowing extension faculty and participating in activities as scheduling permits.

Location: University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, School of Ocean, Earth Science, and Technology (SOEST)

Supervisor: Dr. Darren Lerner, Director, University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program

Hours and Remuneration: 40 hrs/wk at $17/hr, for 8 weeks (June-August)

Questions?

            Please contact:

            Maya Walton, Program Leader

            University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program

            waltonm@hawaii.edu

            (808) 956-6992

Knauss Fellowship

CLOSED

Address:
University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program
2525 Correa Road, HIG #238
Honolulu, HI 96822

The John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship provides a unique educational experience to students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The program, which is sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Sea Grant College Program, matches highly qualified graduate students with "hosts" in the legislative and executive branches of government located in the Washington, D.C. area, for a one-year paid fellowship.

How to Apply: Interested students should discuss this fellowship with Hawai'i Sea Grant. Please contact Hawaii Sea Grant Program Leader, Maya Walton at 808-956-6992 or waltonm@hawaii.edu. No more than six (6) applicants will be submitted to the NSGO according to criteria used in the national competition. The selection process and notification to Hawaii Sea Grant will be completed by June of 2017.

For further details, visit the Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program website at: http://seagrant.noaa.gov/FundingFellowships/KnaussFellowship.aspx

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Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Fellowship

CLOSED

Address:
University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program
2525 Correa Road, HIG #238
Honolulu, HI 96822

The Graduate Fellowship Program awards at least two new PhD fellowships each year to students who are interested in careers related to the population dynamics of living marine resources and the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing their status. Fellows will work on thesis problems of public interest and relevance to National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) under the guidance of NMFS mentors at participating NMFS Science Centers and Laboratories.

How to Apply: Interested students should discuss this fellowship with Maya Walton at 808-956-6992 or waltonm@hawaii.edu.

Full announcement: Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Fellowship (NOAA-OAR-SG-2017-2005039) is now listed on grants.gov.

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Marine Resource Economics Fellowship 

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Address:
University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program
2525 Correa Road, HIG #238
Honolulu, HI 96822

The Graduate Fellowship Program generally awards two new PhD fellowships each year to students who are interested in careers related to the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing the economics of the conservation and management of living marine resources. Fellows will work on thesis problems of public interest and relevance to NMFS under the guidance of NMFS mentors at participating NMFS Science Centers and Laboratories.

How to Apply: Interested students should discuss this fellowship with Maya Walton at 808-956-6992 or waltonm@hawaii.edu.

Full announcement: Marine Resource Economics Fellowship (NOAA-OAR-SG-2017-2005041) is now listed on grants.gov.

Read full announcement HERE

Coastal Management Fellowship

CLOSED

Address:
University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program
2525 Correa Road, HIG #238
Honolulu, HI 96822

The Coastal Management Fellowship provides 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 programs. The program matches postgraduate students with state coastal zone programs to work on projects proposed by the state and selected by the fellowship sponsor, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Services Center. This two-year opportunity offers a competitive salary, medical benefits, and travel and relocation expense reimbursement.

How to Apply: Interested students should discuss this fellowship with Maya Walton at 808-956-6992 or waltonm@hawaii.edu. No more than three (3) applicants will be submitted to the NOAA Coastal Services Center. Final decisions will be made by Friday March 17, 2017, and all applicants will be notified of the decision by the end of the following week.

For further details, visit the Coastal Management Fellowship website at: http://coast.noaa.gov/fellowship/