University of Alaska Southeast


Company: Sitka Sound Science Center
Location: Sitka, AK
Position: Fish Technician - Full-time Paid Internship
Requirements: Currently studying or completed Bachelor or Associate degree in Marine Biology, Fisheries, or any other degree related to these, and experience in fish hatchery maintenance

Start Date: Late May, 2017/ End Date: Flexible

Payment is approximately 12.50 an hour and is a full time position

Housing will be provided through this organization and airfare to and from Sitka will be provided by SSSC. 

As an intern at the Sheldon Jackson hatchery, you will be an valuable addition to our SSSC team. During work hours here you will be helping out with basic fish culture tasks, learning about southeast Alaska’s fisheries and helping to educate visitors and peers that visit us at the Science Center.  Your time in Sitka will be split between SJ hatchery and NSRAA (Northern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association) a local private non-profit organization that is owned by commercial fishermen ( and while there, you will gain hands on experience doing a variety of tasks involved with salmon aquaculture which may include chinook cost recovery, 

Visit the Employment page of the Sitka Sound Science Center website for more information. 

Contact: Sitka Sound Science Center
Contact at: (907)-747-8878
Closing Date: April 20, 2017