2019 OFWIM Research Scholarship


Lesson Planner Internship- National Park Service


Web Builder Internship- National Parks Service


Post-Graduate Opportunities!

Here is a list comprised of various opportunities of minorities in STEAM!

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Pollinator Festival 2019

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10 am to 2 pm - Join the Friends of Patuxent as they celebrate the magnificent pollinators of North America. See biologists and volunteers tag monarch butterflies. Discover how domestic and native bees sustain your environment. Join a guided nature walk. Children and family fun activities. Please click on the link below for more information and free registration.
This notice is provided by Friends of Patuxent Wildlife Research Center and Refuge. Please visit our webpage ( for more information on our programs and activities.

Job Announcement: Oyster Hatchery Position

KCB Oyster Holdings is located in Lottsburg, Virginia and produces oyster larvae and seed from December through September. This is a seasonal, full-time job.

This is a unique opportunity to commercially produce oysters and develop a research/breeding program to improve hatchery performance.

Primary responsibilities:

Brood stock management and maintenanceAlgae cultureSpawning and larvae cultureCultchless seed settingFiltration maintenance
Basic qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a science related fieldGood work ethic and self-motivatedAbility to work variable hours, including weekends in rotationAbility to work independently and multi-taskCommunicate effectively with other employeesAbility to perform record keeping and organize results
Preferred qualifications:

Prior hatchery knowledgeAbility to adaptively manageProblem solving/troubleshootingAbility to conduct research experimentsInterest in seawater chemistry and oyster breedingSalary negotiable and health benefits included.

Interested app…

Science Funds available for research with Greenbelt Forest Preserve