WCC Individual Placement – Restoration Hatchery Technician: PSRF is pleased to serve as a sponsor for the Washington Conservation Corps AmeriCorps Individual Placement (WCC IP) program. The WCC IP will serve as a technician at the Kenneth K. Chew Center for Shellfish Research and Restoration that PSRF operates at NOAA’s Manchester Research Station on the Kitsap Peninsula. In this position with PSRF, the technician will assist with all aspects of hatchery production and research on a variety of species native to Washington’s marine waters. The focus will be direct support of restoration and research programs for Olympia oysters (Ostrea lurida) and pinto abalone (Haliotis kamtschatkana). Responsibilities include animal husbandry, microalgae culture, data collection and management, facilities maintenance, and occasional fieldwork. Read the position description here, and apply here by July 26th, 2023. Please share far and wide!
If you’re looking for other opportunities, perhaps some of these pique your interest:
- Summer internships: We typically do offer a paid summer internship, so look for news of that in early 2024, as we are set for 2023!
- Longer-term internships: We also are pleased to host a 6-month to 1-year internship through NOAA’s Veterans Conservation Corps (VCC). Look for us to post the VCC position on a rolling basis.
- Graduate students: PSRF has had many fruitful collaborations with graduate students over the years. Please reach out to us if you have research ideas that fit into any of our program areas.
Thank you so much for exploring ways to join our team!