Friday, November 30, 2012

Apply Now!

Michigan Sea Grant is currently recruiting applicants for several fellowship programs. We welcome applications from graduate and doctoral students in their final year of studies with a wide range of backgrounds (natural 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 15, 2013  Start date: February 2014

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 25, 2013   Start date: August 2013

Great Lakes Commission–Sea Grant Fellowship. This one-year fellowship is based at the Great Lakes Commission, a binational, compact agency, 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, 2013  Start date: June 2013

We are switching to an online application process this year. Check back in late December on our website for the online application.

For more information, visit the Michigan Sea Grant website or contact Aly Andrews at