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Monday, March 02, 2015

MGVC bookstore is hiring

The visitor center’s bookstore is operated by the non-profit Alaska Geographic. They will be hiring staff for the summer. One of the special advantages of Ak Geo jobs is their flexible hours. They accommodate the working hours of students as much as they appreciate and flex work time for the well-read senior adults who can explain the content of their Alaska books.
For now the hiring occurs through the Anchorage office; there are no representatives in Juneau during winter.


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Michael Hekkers 01:05:25 PM
Wednesday, February 18, 2015


Internship with the Southeast Alaska Land Trust summer internship (see attached).


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PhD student, Cheryl Barnes, is looking for some motivated undergrads to work with her this summer on a flatfish feeding ecology study.  See the attached flyer and application.


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Michael Hekkers 01:04:10 PM
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

New Positions and Ed opportunities

The below includes: geology internship in Thorne Bay, AK; positions at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center; field positions at the Sitka Sound Science Center; a GIS course through OSU; Masters of Professional Science through Miami;Geo Eco volunteer opportunities
Pathways Student Intern, Physical Science (Trainee) GS-1399-4/5, Intern NTE 9/30/15, Thorne Bay, Alaska
Work with famous Southeast Alaska Geologist, Jim Baichtal 

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We will be hiring a maintenance/custodial crew for Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center this summer. Primary duties will be cleaning up after the crowds, but duties will also include repair of facilities and minor maintenance of trails, vegetation, signs and more. Look for an announcement in USA jobs next week.
All federal jobs are posted on Applicants may prepare job search accounts and information on this website prior to the opening date.
The position will be posted on February 13th and be open until February 19th for applying. The job announcement number is 15-TEMP-R10-3566-2CUS-DT-MC.
Laurie Craig
Lead Naturalist
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
USDA Forest Service
8510 Mendenhall Loop Road
Juneau, AK 99801
907 789-6635 ph email

Subject: Sitka Sound Science Center is hiring for summer field positions
Hi all,

We are now hiring for several field positions on our chum salmon interaction study. Please feel free to share this posting with prospective and enthusiastic field technicians! If you know of any good avenues for advertising feel free to let me know as well.

Ben Adams

Hatchery/Wild Interaction Project Coordinator

Sitka Sound Science Center
834 Lincoln Street, Suite 200
Sitka, Alaska 99835
(907)747-8878 ext. 9
E-CAMPUS COURSE through Oregon State University, SPRING 2015
Global Environmental Change: Using Spatial Data to Inform Decision  - BEE 411 CRN # 58732 - BEE 511 CRN # 58733
Instructor: Dr. Dominique Bachelet, Department: Biological and Ecological Engineering
Email:, Phone: 541.368.5807
Teaching Assistant: Kai Foster, Conservation Biology Institute
Email:, Phone: 541.368.5804
Each week students will engage with each other using course materials 1) to discuss and examine geographic information resources (GIS) and on-line mapping tools, 2) to explore and critique current conservation datasets and information used by managers; and 3) to propose practical applications to address global environmental change questions.

What students are saying about online courses: "I have to admit, I am extremely thrilled that this course is being offered online---as an "out of state" student, online courses cost me a fraction of regular non-resident tuition (everyone on e-campus pays the same rate!), so I always jump at the opportunity to take my required courses online. The benefits of e-campus courses are twofold for me, as I've been working as a part-time research assistant…and trying to squeeze work hours sometime between 9am and 5pm into a full on-campus course schedule can really become a juggling act some terms. So, as far as I'm concerned, the department deserves a giant THANK YOU for beginning to offer courses online for those of us who are not strictly "traditional" students, so to speak."

The Master of Professional Science degree, offered at University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (, is intended for students interested in generating innovative solutions to marine, coastal and climate related issues.  Our students are exposed to a unique, multidisciplinary and applied curriculum, including science theory, field and laboratory training, legal and regulatory knowledge, communication and media training, and the development of business savvy.
We prepare our students for science careers in industry, government, and non-profit organizations, where employment demands are growing. The curriculum is structured to allow students to complete their degree in as few as 12 months, with the training and real-world experience necessary to prepare them for careers in today’s professional science job market.
The degree programs offered in Fall 2015 include:
Marine & Coastal Science
*       Applied Remote Sensing
*       Aquaculture
*       Coastal Sustainability
*       Coastal Zone Management
*       Exploration Science
*       Fisheries Management and Conservation
*       Marine Conservation
*       Marine Mammal Science
*       Tropical Marine Ecosystem Management
*       Joint JD/MPS
Ocean, Atmosphere, and Climate Science
*       Broadcast Meteorology
*       Computational Meteorology and Oceanography
*       Natural Hazard and Catastrophe Analytics
*       Weather, Climate and Society
*       Weather Forecasting
We are evaluating applications for Fall 2015 now, and this will continue on a rolling basis until June 1st, 2015.  For more information regarding how to apply, coursework, pre-requisites and much more, please visit the program website -, visit us on Facebook, and download the attachment.

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Julie Hollenbeck
Associate Director
Master of Professional Science
Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science
University of Miami
4600 Rickenbacker Cswy S/A 132
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
305-421-4304 (direct)
305-421-4340 (MPS office)
GeoEco has volunteer opportunities for Geography and other students and faculty.

Michael Hekkers 11:34:51 AM

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