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Fisheries Ecology Lab Internship


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Academic Level:
Post-Baccalaureate

Description:
The Fisheries Ecology Lab is seeking interns to work under the faculty direction of Dr. Sean Powers at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab on a wide variety of projects in waters adjacent to Dauphin Island, a gulf barrier island in the northern Gulf of Mexico fringing the Mobile Bay estuary. Paid internships are available throughout the field season. Preference is given to those who can participate for a minimum of a six-month commitment.

Internships in the Fisheries Ecology Lab involve hands-on participation in ongoing research. Qualified applicants will have the opportunity to assist with studies in Fisheries Ecology in the northern Gulf of Mexico that involve a variety of fish (bony fishes, sharks and rays) and shellfish from both offshore and inshore locales. Interns will gain experience with various sampling techniques used in fisheries research, as well as associated laboratory sample processing. Potential candidates will work closely with a variety of lab personnel, including principal investigators, post docs, current graduate students, and lab technicians. Stipend: $400/wk. For more information, contact Dr. Sean Powers.


Participating Institution(s):
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Dauphin Island Sea Lab (Lead)

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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Aquatic & Fisheries Sciences
Conservation Biology & Wildlife
Environmental Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Natural Resources
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Fish Biology
Fisheries Management
Marine Biology
Marine Ecology
Marine Science
Vertebrate Zoology

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This program is funded by:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)


Page last updated 3/22/2021
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