Employment Opportunities

We welcome applicants for positions as they become available.  Current openings are posted here; for additional openings go to the UW employment page.

Washington Sea Grant provides a range of critical support to the State of Washington that includes marine research, outreach, communication and education services. The program actively addresses relevant economic and environmental challenges facing our ocean and coasts. With 27 communicators, educators and field agents located in eight coastal counties, the program’s expertise ranges from oceanography and fisheries to economics and urban planning.  An overview of Washington Sea Grant is outlined in our factsheet and key program highlights are illustrated in this infographic.

Laboratory Intern

Washington Sea Grant has an opportunity for a college work study student to assist NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science in monitoring shellfish and seawater samples for Azadinium (AZA), a dinoflagellate that produces toxins associated with shellfish poisoning. Duties include preparing solid-phase absorption tracking devices (SPATT) for field deployment, filtering water samples to extract DNA and perform qPCR, and preparing shellfish samples for AZA analysis. For more information and minimum qualifications, see the Job Announcement or contact Teri King, wsgcanal@uw.edu to send resume and cover letter.