The Software Carpentry workshop, sponsored by CEREO and WSU’s Graduate and Professional Student Association is another two-day, hands-on event geared towards those interested in developing core skills for working with data effectively and reproducibly. This workshop covers how to use the command line, git, and building programs in R (e.g. functions, loops). Participants work through short tutorials and practical exercises done via live coding. No prior experience with R or programming is necessary. This workshop will be held 6–7 April 2017. Register today
UI Library, Saturday May 7th, 2017 & Sunday May 8th, 2017
Learn how to better communicate your research and outreach objectives through creative data visualization. This workshop will feature visualization expert Skye Moret of Periscopic (www.periscopic.com) and is intended for participants from ANY discipline who are interested in enhancing their communication skills. During the workshop participants will be introduced to the fundamentals of effective data visualization and communication, which includes best practices in graphic design and the sciences. We will get hands-on experience by helping to develop communication materials to highlight recent stream restoration efforts of Paradise Creek.
Learn about prestigious fellowship opportunities such as the NSF Graduate Research
Fellowship Program, Ford Foundation, and USDA Fellowships, and how to be competitive
in the application process.
Who: Graduate students and undergraduates who are considering graduate school
When: April 10, 2017; 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Where: FSHN T101 & live-streamed
If you care about Green Energy, Water Rights, and The Salmon Population Join us for WRC YP@WSU Snake River Dams Debate
Join Washington Policy Center’s Young Professionals Club at WSU for a lively discussion over the future of the Snake River Dams. State and local experts will be there to debate the question: Should the Snake River Dams be removed?
The event is free to attend and open to all!!
Washington State University March 28, 6:30pm in Goertzen 21 To register, go to www.washingtonpolicy.org/events
For fall of 2017 and spring of 2018. The internship will provide exposure to the many forms of science communication over a 12-week period. This is a paid internship and carries a stipend of $6000. The internship is available to current or recent graduate students (terminal degree within 2 years) in the aquatic sciences. Selection criteria include demonstrated interest in one or more aspects of science communication, strong communications skills, and excellent academic record within the aquatic sciences.
To apply for the ASLO Science Communication Internship, please submit the following via email to Adrienne Sponberg, ASLO Director of Communications and Science, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must be received by midnight EST, May 10, 2017.
The CEREO Newsletter for March 2017 is now available- you can view it here.
Applications will be accepted through March 30, 2017
This full time position requires a person who will partner with landowners, tribes, conservation districts, land trusts, local, state, and federal agencies to implement and fund innovative programs and projects with lasting benefits to endangered fish, streams, and local economies. Project Management methodology must include a collaborative, consultative approach in addition to a technical and scientific skill set so that high quality services are delivered which leverages flexible funds for each project.
Please submit a cover letter and resume which addresses the skills and attributes needed for this job. The cover letter and resume can be sent or emailed to:
Susan Adams, Executive Director
1530 Westlake Avenue N, Ste 400
Seattle, Washington 98109
Applications are due 5:00pm ET on Tuesday May 16, 2017
The SCGSR program is open to current Ph.D. students in qualified graduate programs at accredited U.S. academic institutions, who are conducting their graduate thesis research in targeted areas of importance to the DOE Office of Science. The research opportunity is expected to advance the graduate students’ overall doctoral thesis/dissertation while providing access to the expertise, resources, and capabilities available at the DOE laboratories. The supplemental award provides for additional, incremental costs for living and travel expenses directly associated with conducting the SCGSR research project at the DOE host laboratory during the award period.
The Office of Science expects to make approximately 50 awards in 2017 Solicitation 1, for project periods beginning anytime between October 30, 2017 and February 28, 2018.
For any questions, please contact the SCGSR Program Manager, Dr. Ping Ge, at email@example.com.
Closing date expected to be March 25, 2017
The intern would support operational and development work of the group throughout the country.
Types of activities may include, but are not limited to, compiling information on wildlife and wind interactions, reviewing permitting requirements and developing permit applications, data entry and synthesis, reviewing and summarizing relevant environmental or wind-specific policies at the state and/or federal level and general support for wind-related operational and development.
Preferred skills include degree work in biology, environmental sciences, environmental policy, or similar studies and strong written and verbal communication skills. Working knowledge of Windows-based business software applications, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Location: Portland, Oregon
Work Schedule: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Monday to Friday
This is a paid position.
Opportunity is set to begin on May 30, 2017