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Department of Marine and Ecological Sciences

Department of Marine and Ecological Sciences

Internships/Job Opportunities


For more information contact Aswani Volety:

Phone: (239)590-7216
Office: Whitaker 246

Ben Meadows Natural Resource Scholarships

 Scholarships will be administered through the Society of American Foresters (SAF). All scholarship hopefuls must be enrolled in an SAF-accredited (or non-SAF accredited) or SAF-candidate curriculum as a junior or senior enrolled in a natural resource program working toward a bachelor of arts or science degree, which includes, but not limited to, agro forestry, urban forestry, environmental studies, natural resource management, natural resource recreation, wildlife management, wood science and fisheries management.



  • There will be two scholarships awarded in the amounts of $2,500 each. Ben Meadows is looking for students who stand out in achievement or leadership. Each award will be presented separately based upon acceleration in one of these qualifications. Awards are judged on the criteria shown below.
  • Only one scholarship will be granted per person.
  • Awards will be made payable to a specified educational organization that the winning awardee chooses and that amount shall be used for qualified tuition and related expenses. Qualified tuition and related expenses are tuition and fees required for enrollment and fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for courses of instruction at the educational organization.
  • Awards are to be granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, sexual preference or disability.Please click on the following for more information:

 Lab Assistant Position #700000HBLA

Closing Date: 10/27/2013

Position Summary:

Prepare, deploy, maintain, clean and troubleshoot continuously operating water quality instrumentation in bio-fouling marine environment. Assist with sensor calibration and verification activities in the lab and field. Interface with sensor manufacturer representatives for troubleshooting, shipping and technical issues.

Minimum Requirements:

A Bachelor's degree in Marine Science or related technical field required. Prior work experience relating to the duties and responsibilities of the position is also required. The ability to communicate well with all levels of employees and vendors e.g., sensor manufacturer representatives is required. Basic computer knowledge (Excel, PowerPoint, DOS, Terminal Emulator, misc. sensor host software applications) preferred. Previous experience operating small boats preferred. Small boat operator certified or the ability to become certified within 30 days required. Valid Florida Driver's license or the ability to obtain within 30 days and acceptable driving record preferred.

Work days and hours:

Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm. Work hours may require flexibility due to weather conditions.

Hourly rate:


Online application must be completed in order to be considered for this position., reference position number 700000HBLA.
Questions regarding the position can be directed to the hiring department, Harbor Branch, attention Cathy Rossmell

Special Instructions to the Applicant:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation call 561-297-3057
(561-955-8771 TTY/TDD)
Florida Atlantic University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution and is committed to the diversity of its workforce.

Vembu Subramanian
Tel: (727)-525-1926 (Office)
(727)-641-5258 (Mobile)

Scholarship Opportunity: recently created a $1000 scholarship open to current students to help offset their out-of-pocket tuition costs. We understand the need for financial aid in today's economy so we wanted to inform your students of this great opportunity.

Students will need to write an essay about the sustainable advancements their schools are making. The scholarship deadline is November 17, 2013. Up to five finalists will be selected on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, with a single winner being announced, based on a vote conducted through social media.

Please feel free to place this scholarship on your website for students to access.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me back. We are very excited about this scholarship opportunity!

Kristina Ross
Outreach Coordinator