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2020 NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowship Opportunities Now Open

NMFS Sea Grant PhD fellowships

The NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics places Ph.D. students studying in one of two priority areas in three-year, research-based fellowships. The program is designed to fulfill workforce development needs identified by the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and since 1990 has provided opportunities for 126 Ph.D. students.   Announcements for

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Q&A: Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering–Career Possibilities

Huntington Ingalls cutter design

A new Bankrate study ranks the most and least valuable college majors and discovered that two niche and little known majors top the list of 162 fields of study: naval architecture and marine engineering. They are followed closely by nuclear and electrical engineering.   Many students may have little to no exposure to these career options and may dismiss them out of hand. But experts

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US Navy NAVFAC EXWC Summer Research Intern Program

NAVFAC EXWC intern program

U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC) student interns displayed and discussed their engineering and scientific projects with NAVFAC EXWC scientists, engineers and staff members on August 6, 2019. As part of the Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) and Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP), 21 students received an opportunity to participate in a

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MATE ROV Competition

Sixty-five teams from 17 countries participated in the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center’s international underwater robotics competition. Top honors in the Explorer (advanced) class went to Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) from Hong Kong, while Watsonville Firefighters’ Seal Team 1272 from Aptos, California, captured first place in the Ranger (intermediate) class. During the event, held June

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International Sub Races

The biannual International Submarine Races began June 25 and run through June 30 at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division in Bethesda, Maryland. This is the 14th time this event is taking place. High-school and university student teams come together at Carderock’s model basin to put their human-powered subs to the test. Teams come from around the world. Sea

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Coast Explorer Internship

The Coast Explorer Internship Program is open for applications until April 28. Participants, between the ages of 18 and 25, will be provided with a structured work experience program that includes specialist skills and on-the-job training in marine ecology, renewable energy development, coastal management and community engagement. The internship will run June to September in the U.K. It will be

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