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2020 Lake Superior Freshwater Fellow

The Position:

The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve in Superior, WI is excited to announce the second year of the Lake Superior Freshwater Fellowship Program. The Freshwater Fellowship presents an exciting, immersive, and multidisciplinary opportunity for undergraduate students to independently craft and conduct research under the guidance of a Reserve mentor. With a focus on the St. Louis River Estuary and Lake Superior, the Fellowship provides a professional development experience that exposes students to coastal and estuarine research, education, training, and stewardship. One student will be selected each year and have the opportunity to work with coastal partners at the local and national level and communicate their research to a variety of audiences. Research will align with the Lake Superior Reserve’s priority coastal issues but range across disciplines and all majors are encouraged to apply.


Contact Information:

Hannah Ramage

hannah.ramage@wisc.edu

(715) 399-4088

Application Deadline:

December 1, 2019

Apply Here

Internships & Student Opportunities

2020 Lake Superior Freshwater Fellow

The Position:

The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve in Superior, WI is excited to announce the second year of the Lake Superior Freshwater Fellowship Program. The Freshwater Fellowship presents an exciting, immersive, and multidisciplinary opportunity for undergraduate students to independently craft and conduct research under the guidance of a Reserve mentor. With a focus on the St. Louis River Estuary and Lake Superior, the Fellowship provides a professional development experience that exposes students to coastal and estuarine research, education, training, and stewardship. One student will be selected each year and have the opportunity to work with coastal partners at the local and national level and communicate their research to a variety of audiences. Research will align with the Lake Superior Reserve’s priority coastal issues but range across disciplines and all majors are encouraged to apply.


Contact Information:

Hannah Ramage

hannah.ramage@wisc.edu

(715) 399-4088

Application Deadline:

December 1, 2019

Apply Here

Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship

The Position:

The new, two-year Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship is focused on natural and social science research within the nation’s diverse estuaries and surrounding communities. You will work with a mentor, fellow scientists, and local communities to help address coastal challenges. The fellowship includes networking opportunities and career-readiness training. Apply for one of the 29 fellowships available through the National Estuarine Research Reserve System.


Through a research project, fellows will address a key coastal management question to help scientists and communities understand coastal challenges that may influence future policy and management strategies.


Full Position Description:

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Contact Information:

Erika Washburn

erika.washburn@wisc.edu

(715) 399-4085

Application Deadline:

December 20, 2019

Apply Here

Volunteer

Interested in volunteering with the Lake Superior Reserve? We appreciate all of our volunteers, who perform valuable service for us and our communities. Connect with us at (715) 399-4082 to learn more and share your ideas.