Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Literacy section includes K-12, Higher Education, Interpretive Services, B-WET, Community Outreach, and Education Calendar
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Literacy section includes K-12, Higher Education, Interpretive Services, B-WET, Community Outreach, and Education Calendar
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Literacy section includes K-12, Higher Education, Interpretive Services, B-WET, Community Outreach, and Education Calendar Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Ocean Literacy section includes K-12, Higher Education, Interpretive Services, B-WET, Community Outreach, and Education Calendar

Higher Education

photo of college students taking notes 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.

Adult education opportunities are also available through our volunteer program, community-based college courses, lectures and specialized trainings.

photo of an informative speaker 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 areas including:

  • Olympic Coast Updates
  • Marine Conservation
  • Marine Protected Areas Management
  • Ocean Literacy
  • Marine Mammals
  • Seabirds
  • 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
Jacqueline Laverdure
(360) 457-6622 x21
jacqueline.laverdure@noaa.gov



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