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Join MPOWIR for our upcoming webinar: Career pathways combining education with oceanography with Kristi Burkholder @burkholderlab, Mirjam Glessmer @Meermini, and Meg Tivey

Want to join #IODP Exp 377 Arctic Ocean Paleoceanography (ArcOP), an ECORD_IODP #MSP? Learn about the science objectives & apply to sail by 14 May!

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – ASLO is now accepting proposals for the 2021 Global Outreach Initiative. Small grants (up to $3,000) to support #outreach projects in the #aquaticsciences! The full call and guidelines can be accessed here: ...

We are looking for awesome ocean women/non-binary folks for a video about gender and the UN Decade of Ocean Science. Please share widely and contact me if you're interested in participating!

Dear Ocean Science Community,
@SchmidtOcean is thrilled to be undertaking the refit of our new ship, Falkor (too). We are interested in knowing what systems+capabilities you want to see the ship offer when it comes into service, and what ... you would like it to offer in future. 1/2

Massive expansion of the @NSF proposed to bring development of new technologies, increased student support, and a general increase in research funding
Biden, Congress roll out big plans to expand National Science Foundation ...

Calling current sophomore and junior high school girls in MA to apply for our #GirlsinScience program @whoi in August 2021! This FULLY FUNDED #WomenInSTEM program with partner @earthwatch_org will open your eyes to STEM fields. Info@ ... #blackinstem#DEI#STEM

Lets discuss "Advancing Climate Science for a Sustainable Future" at #WCRP-OSC23 looking forward to an impactful event @WMO @IocUnesco @ISC and all of @WCRP_climate friends and partners.

"It's OUT of this world but it's really OF this world."- @deepseadawn on what the ocean floor is like. Hear more in the podcast episode "Our Ocean, Our Future". @Esri @BlackinMarSci

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Oceanography Student News

These issues include a regular column from the TOS student representative, links to career profiles of non-academic oceanographers, profiles of TOS student subcommittee members and information on student activities planned for the upcoming scientific meetings. Feel free to forward the links to the newsletters to other students, or print out a copy and post it on your department bulletin board. Any questions? Email TOS Student Rep Chrissy Hernandez at

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Oceanography Career Profiles

Read career profiles of marine scientists who have pursued successful and fulfilling careers outside of academia. These profiles discuss the career paths taken, decisions made along the way, and job satisfaction, and provide advice on job searches.  More than 60 profiles are available for viewing here.

Articles, Blogs, and Books of Interest

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