Student Opportunities

Student Opportunities

Knauss Graduate Policy Fellowships

The Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship is designed for students interested in marine and coastal issues and enrolled in a master’s, doctoral or professional graduate degree program. It provides an opportunity for a unique one-year experience in the legislative or executive branch of the federal government in Washington, D.C. During that year, the recipients work on substantive national policy issues related to aquatic resources. Louisiana Sea Grant may nominate up to six candidates to compete for approximately 50 available positions. Class of 2019 applications are due February 23, 2018. More info…

LUMCON Summer 2018 Field Courses

LUMCON offers two types of courses in the summer semester.  In two sessions held in June and July every year, students can earn three university credits for each course for which they enroll. In summer 2017, LUMCON introduced skill-based courses. These one-week, intensive, skill-based courses are intended for undergraduates, graduate students, and junior faculty seeking to add new skills to their portfolios. Some of these courses will allow participants to earn certifications through national agencies like NABLA and AAUS. Application deadline for summer courses is May 1, 2018. More info…