A VIMS graduate student is trying to determine when and if the toxic algae Alexandrium monilatum will become a problem in the Chesapeake Bay.
Category for Fellowships & Internships
- Virginia Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowships
- NMFS-Sea Grant Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Ph.D. Fellowship
- NMFS-Sea Grant Marine Resource Economics Ph.D. Fellowship
- NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship
- Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
- Collaborative Fisheries Research Graduate Fellowship
- Science Communication Internships
- Photography Internship
- Coastal and Marine Law and Policy Internship
Stories about or by Students
Sarah Pease shared her research on harmful algal blooms at the 2015 Project Participants’ Symposium.
At the 2015 Project Participants’ Symposium, Stephanie Smallegan discussed her work studying the erosion of barrier islands during hurricanes.
Understanding how red algae habitats affect juvenile blue crab survival could make it easier to predict adult populations.
Virginia Sea Grant’s Summer Science Writing Internship is a paid opportunity for an undergraduate to report and write pieces that communicate complex scientific information to non-scientists and decision-makers.
For her Knauss Fellowship, Allison Colden will work on staff for California Congressman, focusing on habitat restoration and water infrastructure.
For his Knauss Fellowship, Scott Van Der Hyde will gain international experience as a staff lead and assistant in NOAA’s International Activities office.
As a Knauss Fellow, Emily Skeehan will work as the Strategic Planning and External Affairs Coordinator for the Office of the Under Secretary NOAA.
Yvonne Baker will spend her Knauss Fellowship working with the Democratic staff for the Oceans Subcommittee of the US Senate Commerce Committee.
Steve Manley will spend his Knauss Fellowship as the new Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Fellow for the National Marine Fisheries Service.
Virginia Sea Grant is now accepting applications for several national fellowship competitions. Deadlines for applications range from late-January to early-February.
Virginia Sea Grant is now accepting applications for the 2016 class of Knauss Marine Policy Fellows until February 13, 2015, 5p.m. EST.
Adding just one graduate research fellow to the VASG network strengthens connections between all research, extension, and end-user.
Virginia Sea Grant is pleased to announce the availability of Marine Resource Economics and Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Fellowships. Virginia students pursuing Ph.D. in related fields are eligible.
The Coastal Management Fellowship is a two-year fellowship in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students.
This week, Amy Freitag joins VASG as a postgraduate fellow studying science behind ecosystem-based management.
Smallegan, Virginia Tech Ph.D. candidate, is combining teaching with engineering research to fulfill the outreach requirement of her VASG graduate fellowship.
Stephanie Smallegan, VASG graduate research fellow, is comparing the effects of breaching on highly developed islands to undeveloped ones.
As the new Virginia Coastal Policy Clinic correspondent for Virginia Sea Grant, Tess Mackey will report on the clinic’s activities and students.
Virginia graduate student Steve Manley has been named a finalist for the prestigious 2015 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship.