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NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship

This opportunity is currently closed.

This two-year fellowship is intended to provide on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students and to provide project assistance to state coastal zone management programs.

The program matches postgraduate students with state coastal zone programs to work on two-year projects proposed by the state and selected by the fellowship sponsor, the NOAA Coastal Services Center.

Students from a broad range of environmental programs are encouraged to apply. Students from non-U.S. institutions are not eligible.

The fellowship positions start in August 2017 and are located in: CT, IL, MD, MA, NH, and OR. Eligibility requirements, descriptions of the projects, and guidance on how to apply can be found at coast.noaa.gov/fellowship.

Applicants must complete a master’s or other advanced degree at an accredited U.S. university between January 1, 2016, and July 31, 2017, to be eligible. A broad range of degrees are applicable to the fellowship because the projects are varied among the host organizations. This two-year opportunity offers a competitive salary, medical benefits, and travel and relocation expense reimbursement.

Application packages should be sent to Melissa Macarages, Florida Sea Grant, PO Box 110400, 1762 McCarty Drive, Bldg 803, Gainesville, FL 32611-0400 and must include:

  1. Resume or curriculum vitae (2-page maximum using 12 pt font).
  2. Statement of goals with emphasis on what you expect from and can contribute to the fellowship experience (500 words or less).
  3. Two letters of recommendation, including one from your principal professor. If no principal professor exists, the faculty member who is most familiar with your academic work may be substituted.
  4. Unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts.

Visit this link for information regarding eligibility and description of the fellowship 2017 Coastal Management Fellowship.


Friday, January 20, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
Florida Sea Grant
ATTN: Melissa Macarages
PO Box 110400
1762 McCarty Drive, Bldg 803 Room 104
Gainesville, FL 32611-0400