Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) welcomes Nina Ullom as a new office aide this summer. Her duties include assisting office members
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
- Summer Coastal and Marine Policy Internship
Stories about or by Students
When a mathematical model said that catch limits for Chesapeake Bay striped bass could be increased, managers knew something was fishy.
As Virginia Sea Grant’s (VASG) new science writing intern, Katharine Sucher will spend this summer spreading science to the public. By
The fellowship supports promising graduate students who are engaged in research that furthers the goals of Virginia Sea Grant and provides fellows with hands-on experience in translating research results to coastal and marine stakeholders.
Chelsea Carter is joining Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) as this summer’s photography intern. Her responsibilities include taking photos of VASG events and research
After volunteering in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Emily saw firsthand how vulnerable coastal communities are to climate change. Now Emily will spend
Jennifer Murray-McClain is joining Virginia Sea Grant this summer as a coastal resource policy fellow. Jennifer will be exploring possibilities
During her fellowship, Stephanie will study the effects of storm damage on coastal environments.
To strengthen economic development in the area, Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission (MPPDC) and Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) are investigating ways to get Virginia universities to partner with the community.
The Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program places qualified graduate students with host offices in legislative or executive branches of the US Federal Government.
Thomas Wysong, Virginia Sea Grant Policy Intern, is looking for a way to dredge Aberdeen Creek with a policy that doesn’t raise taxes, doesn’t divert current funds, and distributes revenue fairly.
Over the next three years Mark will use quantitative modeling to investigate the effects of external influences—including human, food web, and environmental factors—on dozens
Over the next three years, Ben will investigate the effects that seasonal oxygen deficiencies and rising water temperatures have on spot and Atlantic croaker.
DJ Haskin, a former Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) office aide, is taking on new responsibilities this summer as VASG’s communications research intern.
Thomas Wysong is joining Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) as one of this summer’s coastal resource policy fellows. Thomas will evaluate the potential for creating a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district
Over the next two years, Abby will investigate how off-bottom oyster aquaculture, a method of oyster farming, affects nutrient cycling in coastal sediments. A major focus
Sarah will investigate Alexandrium monilatum, a harmful algal bloom species in the Chesapeake Bay. A.monilatum releases a toxin
During his fellowship Joshua will investigate the dynamics of comb jellies and sea nettles—two types of gelatinous zooplankton—in the Chesapeake Bay.
Over the next two years, Megan will investigate the value of coastal habitats to juvenile blue crab populations in the Chesapeake Bay.
“You can’t just approach a fisherman and say, ‘this is what I want to do with your gear’,” says Virginia Sea Grant Fellow Tony Nalovic. “You need to come up with ideas together.”