Sea Grant fellowship opportunities and experiences

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Alaska Sea Grant director Ginny Eckert will provide an overview and take questions about upcoming Alaska Sea Grant fellowship opportunities for graduate students, including the Knauss Fellowship and Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship. Prospective applicants can hear first-hand accounts from recent fellows about their experiences and ask questions. The Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship provides a…

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From Germany to Alaska to D.C., a Knauss fellow charts a new path through the pandemic

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The John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship offers a professional opportunity to graduate students with an interest in national policies that affect ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources. Every year, successful applicants from around the country are matched with hosts in the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government for a one-year paid fellowship…

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Alaska Sea Grant accepting state and national fellowship applications

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Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship Alaska Sea Grant is soliciting applications for the 2021 Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship Program. The program provides a unique educational opportunity for graduate students who are interested in science or policy that affects Alaska’s marine and coastal resources.  The 12-month paid state fellowship program matches highly motivated and qualified…

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Alaska Sea Grant welcomes new communications leader

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Alaska Sea Grant welcomes Anne Gore as our new communications lead. She is based in Anchorage and will oversee Alaska Sea Grant’s communications efforts and media relations. Gore holds a bachelor’s degree in government and environmental studies from Dartmouth College and a master’s in natural resource policy and behavior from the University of Michigan’s School…

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski recognizes Sea Grant’s work in speech to Alaska Legislature

In her address to Alaska lawmakers on Tuesday, Feb. 19, Sen. Lisa Murkowski introduced her staff, including 2018 NOAA Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship recipient Ann Robertson. Ann is from Juneau and recently completed her Masters of Environmental Management at Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, where she focused on fisheries, marine policy…

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A Year on Capitol Hill

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A Sea Grant Knauss fellow from Alaska recaps her time in D.C. As the 2018 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellow from Alaska, Maggie Chan has been working for the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation in the U.S. House of Representatives. She handles a wide variety of issues, including Coast Guard, shipping, vessel…

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UAF student wins Knauss fellowship

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Amy Kirkham, a University of Alaska Fairbanks doctoral student, will start a Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship in Washington, D.C. next year. The prestigious fellowship is administered by Sea Grant, a partnership between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and universities in 33 states and U.S. territories. Alaska Sea Grant nominated Kirkhan for the fellowship.…

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Don’t miss out on Sea Grant fellowships

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Are you a graduate student studying science or marine policy? Are you interested in a unique professional opportunity to apply your academic knowledge in the workplace? Don’t miss out on upcoming fellowships to jump start your career. Deadlines are fast approaching for the Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship and Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship.

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UAF student Maggie Chan awarded marine policy fellowship in DC

Maggie Chan, graduate student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, will head to Washington, DC, next year as a Knauss Marine Policy Fellow. She is in a select group nominated by Sea Grant programs nationwide who will start their fellowships in February 2018, and continues the recent success of Knauss applicants from Alaska.

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