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Looking for jobs in the fisheries field? Here are some links to job sites in the West that might help! If you have any job openings you would like to have posted, send the position information (title, agency/location, description, salary, deadlines, and contact information) to Brittany Jenewein at btjenewein [at]

Current Opportunities

Title: Jellyfish Aquaculture Internship
Agency: Marine Science and Technology Centre (MaST)
Location: Des Moines, WA
Salary: Unpaid
Application deadline: Applications reviewed monthly

Internships at the MaST Center are geared towards college students and recent graduates who are interested in gaining valuable hands-on experience in the field. Candidates should have a strong career interest in aquaculture or marine biology. All applicants should be organized, selfmotivated and have excellent people skills. Please note, this is an unpaid internship. NO SPECIFIC EXPERIENCE NECESSARY; ALL TRAINING PROVIDED.

During the six-month internship, you will learn aquaculture techniques, aquarium maintenance, water chemistry, veterinary duties, tank engineering, and planktonic marine biology. The internship will focus on two species of jellies (Aurelia labiata and Phacellophora camtschatica) through their entire life cycle.

See the full internship description here: Jellyfish Aquaculture Internship.


Title: Marine Biologist
Agency: Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest (Department of the Navy)
Location: Silverdale, WA
$74,896 – $97,370 per year
Application deadline: Not provided (posted Oct. 4, 2017)


Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest has two openings for experienced Marine Biologists to work on the Natural Resources team. These positions require preparation of supporting documentation under various federal laws, such as, Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and the Marine Mammal Protection Act, as well as reviewing and providing input on NEPA documents. Biologists prepare biological assessments, Incidental Harassment Authorization applications, Integrated Natural Resource Management Plans and other federally required documents to support the Navy’s environmental stewardship mission. These positions also lead, conduct, or participate in natural resources surveys and studies in the Navy Region Northwest area.  There is a wide variety of project work available and many professional opportunities to explore.

See full details here.


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