DIVING OPPORTUNITIES/ JOBS
UMaine- UMaine is currently seeking two individuals to assist with SMS491-Introduction to Research Diving for the Fall Term, 2013. Please see the following position descriptions for further details.
AAUS- The AAUS e-slate contains many current diving internship and job opporutnities. Check out the e-slate at www.aaus.org under the “Resource Library” tab.
John H. Dearborn Scientific Diving Scholarship- Professor John H. Dearborn began his career at the University of Maine in 1966 in the Department of Zoology and officially retired in 1999 as Professor Emeritus of Marine Sciences. His love for teaching and the interactions with his students over three decades was a highlight of his career. Professor Dearborn passed away in November 2010. The John H. Dearborn Scientific Diving Scholarshipwas established at the University of Maine, in 2011 with a gift from J. F. White Contracting Company in recognition of Professor Dearborn’s contributions to marine and underwater science.
The scholarship shall be used to provide financial assistance to University of Maine students who are majoring in Marine Sciences and enrolled in a scientific diving class. Selection of the recipients shall be made by the Director of the School of Marine Sciences (or his/her designee) in consultation with the Office of Student Financial Aid. The fund shall be administered by the Office of Student Financial Aid. The recipient will receive $500 for use in supporting their scientific diving goals/needs.
Application Due Date: September 6, 2013
To request an application, contact Christopher Rigaud, Diving Operations Manager at: email@example.com
American Academy of Underwater Sciences- The AAUS offers annual scholarships for students who plan to use scuba diving as an essential tool in conducting underwater research. The AAUS e-Slate contains additional announcements regarding internships, jobs, and other opportunities.
Kevin Flanagan Student Travel Award- The Kevin Flanagan award was established in collaboration with Kevin’s family and the AAUS Foundation as a legacy to Kevin’s commitment to AAUS and scientific diving. The award is intended to fund graduate and undergraduate students interested in attending AAUS scientific meetings. Fund-raising is now underway for the first issue of this award to support students attending the September 2012 AAUS symposium. The initial target is to provide three awards of up to $800 apiece.
Our World Underwater Scholarship Society- The OWUSS offers multiple annual scholarships and internships for divers, including the prestigious Rolex Scholarship.