Two seafood science summer internships available in Kodiak

Updated April 21, 2017

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Update: Hiring has been completed; no further applications are needed.

Alaska Sea Grant and the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) are partnering to offer two seafood science summer internships in Kodiak.

The three-month internships include salary and housing, and the interns will work at the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks. Applicants should have at least a bachelor's degree, and preferably be enrolled in a graduate program or have a graduate degree.

One internship will focus on communicating science by creating online content for the public and industry about wild seafood products. The intern will work directly with the ASMI seafood technical director and a Seafood Products Association representative on content development.

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A second internship will focus on investigating food safety control measures for wild Alaska seafood products, collaborating with experts in the seafood industry, fisheries research, and food safety to investigate parasite control measures.

Both interns will be remotely supervised by the ASMI seafood technical director in Juneau and collaborate with research staff at the Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center.

Interested applicants will need to submit a cover letter and resumé to Alaska Sea Grant by April 28, 2017. For more information on the positions, qualifications, and how to apply, see the full announcement for the summer internship positions.

Alaska Sea Grant is a statewide marine research, education, and outreach program, and is a partnership between the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program agents provide assistance that helps Alaskans wisely use, conserve, and enjoy marine and coastal resources.