PENNSYLVANIA SEA GRANT HIRING CLIMATE RESILIENCY OUTREACH FELLOW AND
SCIENCE COMMUNICATIONS FELLOW

OPPORTUNITY FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE RECENTLY GRADUATED OR THOSE GRADUATING IN SPRING 2022 WITH BACCALAUREATE DEGREE IN RELATED FIELDS 

DEADLINE TO APPLY - APRIL 15, 2022

Pennsylvania Sea Grant is excited to offer two full-time, one-year, fellowship opportunities. These positions are specifically for individuals who have recently graduated, or who will be graduating in spring 2022, with a baccalaureate degree in related fields, plus one year of related experience which includes internships, part time work, extracurricular activities, and/or projects and work completed throughout the college experience. The climate resiliency outreach fellow will be based in Erie and the science communications fellow will be based in Harrisburg.

The purpose of these fellowships is to contribute to a diverse ocean and Great Lakes workforce that understands technical and social challenges facing coastal communities and the natural environment and prepare students for careers in marine, Great Lakes, and watershed science, policy, management, and outreach.

Climate Resiliency Fellow

Pennsylvania Sea Grant is seeking a driven, energetic, and dynamic individual to assist with implementing climate and community resilience programs in the Erie area, including participation in the Community Resilience Action Network of Erie (CRANE), assisting with climate education and outreach, engaging stakeholders, and community members, and connecting with community partners. This position will work with staff and partners to develop educational and community engagement opportunities and help promote projects and programs using social media and web-based platforms.

Bachelor’s degree in natural resources, aquatic sciences, geology, planning, conservation management, marine and coastal resources, or related area is required. Contact Sara Stahlman, extension leader with questions. Access full position details and apply online.

Science Communications Fellow

Pennsylvania Sea Grant seeks a science communications fellow  who is passionate about science and eager to utilize communications skills to ‘make sense of science’ for key audiences by assisting in the creation of content for print materials, creative content for online and social media, video production and photography, updating WordPress website content, and other communications duties as assigned. The communications fellow will work with the Pennsylvania communications lead to develop written and visual communications that highlight Pennsylvania Sea Grant research, extension, and education programs. 

Bachelor’s degree in communications, science communications, marketing, or other communications-focused course.  Communications coursework and/or experience focused on social media and website content development, storytelling, reporting, interviewing, writing, photography, and video production is preferred. Contact Kelly Donaldson, Pennsylvania Sea Grant Communications Lead with questions about the position. Access full position description and apply online.

GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE 

Main Office: Tom Ridge Environmental Center 301 Peninsula Dr., Suite 3 Erie, PA 16505 814-217-9011