The following is a list of Florida Sea Grant job opportunities. This page will be updated as more opportunities become available.

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Sadly, Seafood at Your Fingertips LIVE Season 1 is over. But all of our videos, recipes, and seafood information can be found on the Florida Sea Grant website, here:
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We will be back for SEASON 2 at 6 p.m. EST, Wednesday, Sept. 16, with Armando Ubeda cooking “Mahi-Mahi Wrapped in Banana Leaves”. We hope you can join us!
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Happy Wednesday!

It’s time for our weekly job/internship round up!

We've found many opportunities for you.

Internships:

1. Ocean Research & Conservation Association (ORCA) offers two summer internships with our research team; the first is for high school students, between their junior and senior years, to help them gain a hands-on understanding of work and job opportunities within the STEM field. Our second internship is for college undergraduates who are looking to gain ‘real world’ research experience.
Learn more here: https://buff.ly/39WukoO

2. Ocean Research & Conservation Association (ORCA) offers year-round internships with our education team open to high school students, college students and recent college graduates who are looking to gain ‘real world’ education and outreach experiences. Interns will work at ORCA’s facility in Fort Pierce, local schools and outside at ORCA’s native plant nursery. ORCA Education Interns will become more comfortable and confident teachers/presenters, gain curriculum development experience, and make valuable professional contacts for future scientific and/or educational endeavors.
Learn more here: https://buff.ly/33vt6jo

3. ZooTampa at Lowry Park has multiple internship opportunities available.

• African Hoofstock Internship
• Animal Ambassador Program Internship
• Aquarist Internship
• Asian Hoofstock and Carnivore Internship
• Aviary Internship
• Commissary/Animal Enrichment Internship
• Development Internship
• Elephant/Rhino Internship
• Graphics Internship
• Manatee Rehab and Florida Wildlife Internship
• Primates Internship
• Reptile & Amphibian Internship
• Veterinary Externship
• Veterinary Technician Internship

Learn more here: https://buff.ly/2Pq4mk9

4. J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge (Official) is looking for an energetic bilingual (Spanish and English-speaking) intern to help facilitate the operation of the Wildlife on Wheels (WOW) mobile classroom.

Learn more here: https://buff.ly/3kd6da8

Jobs:

1. UF IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station has two temporary OPS field technician positions are available to help with monitoring activities associated with an oyster restoration project. The position involves assisting the research coordinator and graduate students with extensive field work associated with characterizing oyster populations and water quality, sample processing, data collection/entry, equipment maintenance, and other tasks associated with monitoring oyster reef ecosystems. Based on skills and interest, additional tasks maybe assigned to the position to assist other research projects at the Nature Coast Biological Station (NCBS).

Learn more here: https://buff.ly/2Xvdc4A

2. National Marine Sanctuary Foundation is hosting a new position, the Iconic Reef Restoration Implementation Manager who will serve as the primary liaison among the Foundation and its Florida Keys Chapter, NOAA’s Office of Marine Sanctuaries and Office of Habitat Conservation, the United Way of Collier and the Keys (UWCK), and restoration practitioners to coordinate activities under Mission: Iconic Reefs. The UWCK, NOAA, and the Foundation are providing funding for this position.

Learn more here: https://buff.ly/2PNRXqh

3. The University of West Florida (UWF) is seeking a post doc that will work closely with the Project co-PI at UWF, the PI and postdoc at the University of Florida, and with regional conservation groups to develop the scientific foundation to support long-term restoration and management strategies for estuaries in the Florida Panhandle. Research will include investigating spatial variations and temporal trends in water quality, critical species and habitats in estuaries; watershed modeling to examine dynamics of inputs such as nitrogen, phosphorus, and fine sediment; and collaborative ecosystem modeling to examine how inputs from watersheds and other sources affect estuary ecosystems. Research for this project requires extensive analysis of abundant local data sets. The UWF post doc will also take a leadership role in identifying and compiling data sets, working with Estuary Program partners and other local science and management groups.

Learn more here: https://buff.ly/3fR8OD6

4. S.C. Sea Grant Consortium is seeking to hire an Executive Director who is responsible for leading the efforts to support integrated research, education, and extension programs that align with the consortium’s mission of generating and applying science-based information on issues and opportunities that enhance the practical use and conservation of coastal and marine resources fostering a sustainable economy and environment. Further, this position actively coordinates with other research and management programs within the Southeast to maximize return on investments in research, policy, and outreach.

Learn more here: https://buff.ly/3gfyQBa

5. The S.C. Sea Grant Consortium is seeking an Executive Assistant/Office Manager for its office in Charleston, South Carolina. The primary function of this position, which reports directly to the Agency Head, is to provide administrative support to the Agency Head and to manage all aspects of the day-to-day functions of the Consortium office.

Learn more here: https://buff.ly/2DL68Kt

6. MyFWC Florida Fish and Wildlife’s FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute is seeking to hire a North Atlantic Right Whale Aerial Observer who conducts research and monitoring activities for right whales in the southeastern United States. Projects focus on vessel-strike mitigation and data collection for federal assessment of the status and recovery of the North Atlantic right whale population. Aerial surveys are flown daily, weather permitting, from December 1st through March 31st. Observers collect in-flight survey data and right whale photo-documentation and assist with data entry, processing, and archival tasks as well as photo-identification. Observers also provide ground support for the aerial survey crew and must communicate effectively with partner state and federal agencies and NGO representatives, as well as the general public. Observers may assist with vessel surveys and photo-identification, multi-agency genetic sampling effort, field necropsies of right whales, large whale disentanglement, and documentation of large whale reports from the public. Prior to the start of surveys on December 1st (dates TBA), applicants will be required to attend and satisfactorily complete aircraft and marine safety and survival training as well as training to introduce the skills and responsibilities of an observer with FWC’s North Atlantic right whale program.

Learn more here: https://buff.ly/3isPLkm

7. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking an individual to assist with hatchery duties at the Blackwater Fish Hatchery and assist the Northwest Region Freshwater Fisheries Management Project with management duties on six Fish Management Area lakes located in the western Florida Panhandle. The incumbent will assist with intensive on-site hatchery operations and routine lake management and maintenance activities and should possess the ability to complete tasks unsupervised and on time.

Learn more here: https://buff.ly/39ZrM9w

8. The University of Florida is seeking three PhD Graduate Research Assistants in Water Resources and Remote Sensing with a strong interest in pursuing multi-disciplinary approaches to address emerging issues at the interface of water, environment and human health.

Learn more here: https://buff.ly/2FlxiYZ
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Congratulations to Dr. Maia McGuire!