NOAA, in partnership with MPOWIR (Mentoring Physical Oceanography Women to Increase Retention), is pleased to announce a unique internship opportunity for the summer of 2012. Two junior scientists will be chosen for internships at AOML (Miami, FL), GFDL (Princeton, NJ) or PMEL (Seattle, WA). Interns will be integrated into an ongoing research program for a period of 8 to 10 weeks while working on a project of mutual interest with a NOAA scientist.
To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must be female scientists currently enrolled in a graduate program at a U.S. institution and self-identify as a physical oceanographer. Funds are available for lodging and travel.
For more information and to apply, please visit http://mpowir.org/get-involved/noaa-internship/. All applications must be received by April 20, 2012.
NASA Speaker Series
Explore career opportunities at NASA, tour the Jet Propulsion Laboratory or Goddard Space Flight Center, and present your research to NASA scientists.
To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must be female junior scientists who self-identify as physical oceanographers. Additionally, applicants must be in their final year of graduate school (within 1 year of completing the dissertation), or in a postdoctoral position, or in a permanent position for no more than two years.
To apply, please visit: http://mpowir.org/get-involved/nasa-speaker-series/. All applications must be received by April 20, 2012.
MPOWIR Graduate Survey
MPOWIR is seeking survey responses from a diverse group of graduate students, both male and female. Physical oceanographers within five years of obtaining a PhD are also encouraged to respond.This survey should take you approximately 10 minutes and all respondents will be entered in a drawing to win a $50 Amazon.com gift card. http://mpowir.org/get-involved/graduate-student-survey/.