Hands On Opportunities Database

Salmon Culture Semester: A Hands-On Learning Experience at University of Alaska

Deadline: October 15, 2019

Interested in aquaculture? The University of Alaska offers spring semester courses that allow students to work with a number of hatcheries in and around Sitka, Alaska. There are also opportunities to shadow fishermen, employees at seafood processing plants, and Fish and Game professionals. This is a great opportunity for students interested in fisheries, management, and aquaculture sciences.

Michigan Wildlife Conservancy Internship

The Michigan Wildlife Conservancy, a 36-year-old, non-profit organization that mobilizes private-sector resources to restore and conserve fish and wildlife and their habitat, has an internship available. The duration of the internship is flexible, but will extend at least through August 2018.

Volunteers Needed in Murphy Lab

Deadline: August 1, 2018

The Murphy Lab is seeking volunteers to process fish videos during the spring and summer of 2018. You will gain knowledge about how toxicological fish behavioral assays are conducted and how to collect fish behavior data using video processing tools.

DANTA Tropical Biology Field Courses

Deadline: June 1, 2018

DANTA is pleased to announce their 2018 field courses in tropical biology. DANTA's courses are intended for undergraduates or early graduate level students who have a keen interest in tropical ecosystems and conservation but have little or no experience of working in a tropical environment. Participants may enroll on either a credit or non-credit basis. Summer courses include: methods in primate behavior and conservation, primate behavior and conservation, and wildlife conservation and sustainability. 

MSU's W.K. Kellogg Biological Station Opportunities

Applications for summer field-courses, undergraduate research apprenticeships, and internships at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station open December 15th. Be sure to submit your application early!

Creative Summer Courses Open to Non-Majors

This summer, students from any college or major at MSU can enroll in Media Sandbox Creative Summer Courses! Students can take these online classes individually, or complete a group of three to earn a badge signifying their skills in a particular field. Badges are distributed by the College of Communication Arts and Sciences and are non-transcriptable, but really punch up resumes, portfolios and LinkedIn profiles. Space is limited, so students are encouraged to sign up early.