Michigan Sea Grant is currently recruiting applicants for several fellowship programs. We welcome applications from graduate students with a wide range of backgrounds (science, policy, law) and a strong interest in Great Lake, coastal or marine issues. Each program includes a decent salary, moving expenses, benefits, and enormous career building opportunities!
Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. This one-year program matches graduate students with hosts in the legislative or executive branches or other institutions in Washington, DC. Fellows focus on policy projects related to ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources. LINK
Application deadline: February 19, 2010 Start date: February 2010
NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship. Fellows work for two years with agency hosts around the U.S. in state coastal zone management programs. Projects will address coastal resource management issues such as climate change, coastal hazards, or land use planning. LINK
Application deadline: January 29, 2010 Start date: August 2010
Great Lakes Commission–Sea Grant Fellowship. This one-year fellowship is based at the Great Lakes Commission, a non-profit, binational organization in Ann Arbor. The Commission works to advance the environmental quality and sustainable economic development of the Great Lakes region. Fellows contribute to research coordination and policy analysis activities. LINK
Application deadline: February 1, 2010 Start date: June 2010
For more information, visit the Michigan Sea Grant website or contact Lynn Vaccaro.