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MIT Sea Grant Scholar Opportunities

MIT Sea Grant

MIT Sea Grant administers a number of programs, fellowships, internships and awards that directly support those pursuing studies in marine research. It works with high-school students, undergraduates and graduate students from MIT, Massachusetts schools and U.S. universities, as well as international visiting scholars. Currently, applications are being accepted for: NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship Deadline: January 17, 2020   NMFS-Sea Grant

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Game Development Students to Develop HPK for Vessel Docking

Red Jet 7

Southampton maritime energy-efficiency firm Azurtane has joined forces with the School of Media Arts and Technology at Solent University to leverage the skills of student game developers in a high-precision kinematics (HPK), marine vessel docking project. The objective is to convert high-precision positioning data generated by Azurtane’s HPK technology into a user interface to enhance the vessel commander’s visualization of

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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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