Marine Career Information
The science and management of Alaska's coastal and ocean resources provide employment opportunities in rural communities. Learn how you can pursue this exciting and rewarding career through a new Web site, Future Alaskans in Fisheries and Marine Science, dedicated to helping Alaska's coastal residents become fishery and marine scientists. Hosted by the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences.
The Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program has compiled a list of marine industry schools, colleges, universities, and vocational institutes. These places offer an array of programs that can help you prepare to compete and win in the marine career sweepstakes.
Sea Grant Network Marine Career Websites and Publications
- Marine Careers: General information about marine careers, including links to a variety of career sites. Offered by the University of Southern California Sea Grant.
- Sea Grant Marine Careers (marinecareers.net): This site will introduce you to a wide range of marine career fields and to people working in those fields. In addition, it will give those men and women a chance to tell you what they like and dislike about their careers, what they see for the future in their fields, and much more. The site also provides you with some experts' views on what the future holds for marine science careers. Offered by New Hampshire Sea Grant.
- Marine Science Careers: Information from the Bridge: Ocean Sciences Teacher Center. Offered by the Virginia Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program and partners.
- Digital Libraries: Marine Careers. Documents from the National Sea Grant Library.
- Marine Science Careers. Available from Delaware Sea Grant.
Marine Career Publications at Alaska Sea Grant
- Marine Science Careers: A Sea Grant Guide to Ocean Opportunities
A book on careers in marine science and related fields, 40 pp. Online only, in PDF format.
- Strategies for Pursuing a Career in Marine Mammal Science
How to prepare for a career in marine mammal science. 12 pp., or online at http://dolphin1.net/network/dolphinsong/strategies.htm.