Lobsters in the News January 28 – February 11

Stakeholders Debate OSW Ban to 75 Nautical Miles off Maine Coast
OSW Roadmap Working Group Still Considering Final Recommended DistanceArticle by Jennifer Delony, RTO Insider
courtesy of Maine Governor’s Energy Office

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Funding Opportunities

Darling Marine Center Summer Internships

Each summer the Darling Marine Center hosts about 25 undergraduate interns. Internships are typically 10 to 12 weeks in length, running from mid-May to mid-August, and many are suitable for undergraduate capstone and honors thesis projects. There are opportunities in the fields of marine biology, ecology and oceanography, as well as conservation science, fisheries science and aquaculture.

Students are not limited to marine opportunities at the DMC; contact the DMC Director to learn more about ways that you can pursue environmental science, engineering, public policy or other independent research and internship opportunities on our coastal campus.

Opportunities are posted below and new positions are added as they be come available (typically February- April, each year). Hiring is done by individual faculty and visiting researchers.  Students are encouraged learn more about our professors’ research interests and contact directly those with interesting projects. Faculty profiles can be found here.

Current Internship Opportunities

Marine Ecology Internship

Microbial Ecology Internship 

Oceanography Field Based Internship

Estuarine Ecology Internship

Lobster Supply Chain Internship

Lobster Ecology and Industry Internships

Oyster Ecophysiology Internship

Aquaculture Gear Selection Internship

Shellfish Aquaculture Production and Products Internship

HIGH SCHOOL Estuarine Ecology Internship

Aquaculture Industry Externships

Profiling Float Internship

Coastal Current Dynamics Internship

Upper Ocean Dynamics Internship

John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program

The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a unique educational and professional experience to graduate students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. The Fellowship, named after one of Sea Grant’s founders and former NOAA Administrator John A. Knauss, matches highly qualified graduate students with “hosts” in the legislative and executive branch of government located in the Washington, D.C. area, for a one year paid fellowship.

The application period for 2023 fellowships is now open!

Contact your state Sea Grant program to begin the application process.

Review the 2023 Knauss Fellowship Student Guide and the Student Applicant Guide to Sea Grant Fellowships for application preparation tips.

Email the National Sea Grant Office with any questions.

Printable overview of the Knauss Fellowship (PDF)

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