Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Summer internship with the Galveston Bay Foundation

Interested in getting some experience with a local non-profit? The Galveston Bay Foundation has a summer internship program for undergraduate students. The position will introduce the candidate to a variety of aspects of the Galveston Bay Foundation. Specifically, the internship will work in fields of advocacy, conservation land management and marsh restoration, marketing and membership coordination, volunteer coordination and community outreach, education, event planning, and general administrative duties. Click here for more information.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Spotlight in Coastal & Estuarine Science News

A recent publication from the wetlands lab was highlighted in the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation newsletter (see summary here). This publication spotlights articles with a strong implication for management of coastal areas.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Summer field assistants wanted, salt marsh research

Dr. Steve Pennings has openings for two field assistants to work with his group this summer on community ecology projects with salt marsh crabs and insects. For more information about his research, see Work will involve vigorous activity outdoors in hot, muddy, buggy conditions. Projects will be based in coastal Georgia, with some travel, and can start as early as mid April and extend as late as late September. Housing provided; salary commensurate with experience but around $10/h. Applicants with field research experience preferred; ability to work both independently and as part of diverse group essential. Email resume and cover letter describing your interests and career goals, and have one letter of reference emailed to Steve Pennings, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Indicate when you would be available to start work, and how late in the summer you would be available. Applications will be reviewed as received; do not apply after March 31.