[ES_JOBS_NET] At-Sea Opportunities for College Students

Jessica Cross jncross at alaska.edu
Wed Nov 20 11:14:32 MST 2013

To help prepare students to be competitive and prepared for employment upon
graduation, the MATE Center has developed the At-Sea Technical Internship
Program. Interns work as marine technicians aboard sea-going research
vessels that are part of the*University National Oceanographic Laboratory
System (UNOLS) <http://www.unols.org/>*, the United States Coast Guard, and
the *Ocean Exploration Trust <http://www.oceanexplorationtrust.org/>*.

*Internship applications for 2014 Six-month internship on the R/V
Thompson at the University of Washington and the R/V Kilo Moana at the
University of Hawaii are now open through December 2, 2013. *Interns will
work with marine technicians on shore and at sea, learning how to operate
and maintain a variety of scientific and navigational equipment in support
of shipboard scientific research. The internship will begin in Apia,
Western Samoa, on the*R/V Thompson*.  The exact schedule through June will
be determined before the acceptance date, but will involve work on the *R/V
Thompson* and the *R/V Kilo Moana*.  Internship projects will be dependent
on the funded science but previous interns have worked on projects ranging
from chemical oceanography, marine biology, GIS/bathymetric surveys
(seafloor mapping), geological studies, work with ROVs and much more! The
position will last 6 months, and students will receive a stipend of $500
per week, reimbursement for travel expenses, and on station housing while

*For more information, see *http://www.marinetech.org/internships/.
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