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2015 Coastal Management Fellow, NOAA – Various Locations

Organization: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management

Position Title: 2015 Coastal Management Fellow

Location: Various locations

Hours and Compensation: Full-time 2-year position

Application Deadline: Application packages are due to your local Sea Grant director by January 23, 2015.


  • A fellowship established to provide on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students.
  • A two-year opportunity that offers a competitive salary, medical benefits, and relocation and travel expense reimbursement.
  • A program that matches postgraduate students with state coastal resource agencies to work on coastal projects proposed by the state and selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office for Coastal Management.


  • Any student completing a master’s, doctoral, or professional degree in natural resource management or environmental-related studies from an accredited U.S. university between January 1, 2014, and July 31, 2015.
  • Students from a broad range of environmental programs are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply: All applications must include the following items:

  1. Resume or curriculum vitae (not to exceed two pages using 12 pt. font).
  2. Statement of the applicant’s goals with emphasis on what the applicant expects from and can contribute to the fellowship experience (500 words or less).
  3. Two letters of recommendation, including one from the applicant’s principal professor. If no principal professor exists, the faculty member who is most familiar with the applicant’s academic work may be substituted.
  4. Unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate student transcripts.

Application packages must be submitted to the Sea Grant program office in the state where you earned your degree by January 23, 2015. Each Sea Grant program office may select and forward up to three applications to the NOAA Office for Coastal Management for review. Applicants from states not served by a Sea Grant program office should contact the Office’s fellowship coordinator for more information on submitting an application (contact information is below).

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