Undergraduate internships

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Green Crab Fishery Development Summer Internship

Description: Manomet and the University of Southern Maine are seeking an undergraduate or recent graduate to assist in a green crab fishery development project at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center during the summer of 2019. The successful candidate will be involved in both field- and laboratory-based research exploring green crab population dynamics. Specifically, […]

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Science Communication Internship 2019

The Darling Marine Center is seeking a motivated undergraduate or graduate student from a Maine college or university to write weekly news stories, lead public tours, and contribute to community engagement efforts. The ideal candidate is a journalism major with passion for science writing or a marine science student with strong journalism and communication skills. […]

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Internship: Aquaculture in changing waters: Impacts of ocean acidification on juvenile oysters

Internship: Aquaculture in changing waters: Impacts of ocean acidification on juvenile oysters Mook Sea Farm, Walpole, ME Summer 2019, 10 weeks, flexible start/end dates Mook Sea Farm (MSF) is offering an internship opportunity through the Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) program. The internship will determine calcification rates of juvenile (seed) oysters in an aquaculture nursery […]

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Internship: Environmental influence on larval bivalve settlement success

Internship: Environmental influence on larval bivalve settlement success Mook Sea Farm, Walpole, ME Summer 2019, 10 weeks, flexible start/end dates Mook Sea Farm (MSF) and the Damariscotta River Association (DRA) are offering a marine larval ecology internship through the Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) program. Building on work done in the summer and fall of […]

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2019 Shellfish Assessment Internship

The Town of Damariscotta and University of Maine Darling Marine Center are seeking an undergraduate intern to contribute to an interdisciplinary shellfish assessment project focused on the Damariscotta River and Sheepscot River Estuaries, in midcoast Maine. The successful candidate will work closely with Darling Center scientists, shellfish harvesters, and fisheries and town managers to conduct […]

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Undergraduate internship: Larval lobster survival in changing ecosystems

Description: The Wahle Lab is seeking an undergraduate or recent graduate to assist in marine science research projects this summer at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center (DMC). The internship will be supported by UMaine student research funds. The intern will primarily be involved in laboratory-based research projects exploring changes in larval lobster survival, […]

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Marine Ecology Internship

The Steneck lab is looking for a summer intern interested in lobster biology and marine ecology.  The successful candidate will assist in a study of the American lobster along the coast of Maine.  The project is multifaceted but may involve some mix of scuba diving (for certified scuba divers), small boat operations, data analyses and […]

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Microbial Ecology Summer Interns

Prof. Rich is seeking undergraduate summer interns to work on microbial ecology projects at the Darling Marine Center (DMC), on the mid-coast of Maine. The summer intern will be working on studies of the microbial nitrogen cycle in the marine environment at field sites near the DMC. The student will assist in field sampling (SCUBA […]

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SEANET Summer Internships at DMC

The University of Maine’s Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET) is seeking 3 interns to work as a team at the Darling Marine Center (DMC) on various projects related to marine foodweb ecology, coastal oceanography and interactions with aquaculture in Maine estuaries. Full-time internships are available for 3 months, starting May 16th through August 24th (start and end dates are […]

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