Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary is in a unique position to show leadership in the region in
promoting career-building and continuing education opportunities in marine sciences, education,
management and policy. As part of NOAA, we recognize the importance of college, university,
community college and vocational training in developing the next generation of scientists,
technicians, educators and policy-makers dedicated to protecting the ocean.
Students are encouraged to contact sanctuary education staff
regarding dissertations, special projects, mentorships and scholarships. We can refer you to experts
in your area of interest, as well as resources you might not have considered.
Looking for a "real world" experience? An
internship with Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary
will help you apply classroom knowledge, develop new skills and gain hands-on experience while you
work closely with sanctuary staff.
opportunities are also available through our volunteer program, community-based college courses,
lectures and specialized trainings.
Is your group looking for a dynamic, informative speaker? Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary
professional staff can share their important work protecting this vital national treasure. We offer
this service as a free, educational resource to the community with the goal of promoting broad
understanding of the Olympic Coast among the public. Speakers can provide talks in many general
- Olympic Coast Updates
- Marine Conservation
- Marine Protected Areas Management
- Ocean Literacy
- Marine Mammals
- Sea Otters
- Undersea Research on the Olympic Coast
- Shipwrecks and Shipwreck Archaeology
- Prehistoric Archaeology of the Olympic Coast
- Safe Marine Transportation
For information please contact
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary
Education and Outreach Specialist
(360) 457-6622 x21
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