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<b><span style="font-size:16.0pt;color:#444444">Cascadia Research Collective in Olympia, Washington is now accepting interns for U.S. west coast and Hawaiʻi research for fall of 2018, and winter and spring of 2019!</span></b><span style="color:#444444"> </span><span style="font-size:16.0pt;color:#444444"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="color:#444444">Cascadia Research Collective (CRC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit research and education organization founded in 1979. Most of our research is focused on whale and dolphin populations along the west coast of North America and in Hawaiʻi.
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Cascadia Research, a non-profit Washington State corporation recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, has conducted scientific research and education for the past 39 years.</div>
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<span style="color:#444444">We are seeking interns to help with our U.S. west coast and Hawaiʻi research projects.
<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">Both internships are office-based positions in Olympia, Washington</b>.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="color:#444444">We are currently filling positions for: <o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"><span style="color:#444444">Internships are unpaid, office-based positions in Olympia, WA and housing is not provided.</span></b><span style="color:#444444"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="color:#444444">International applicants will also be considered, but it is the responsibility of the applicant to acquire necessary visas and documentation.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"><span style="color:#444444">Internship Details:<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>
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<span style="color:#444444">CRC gives priority to juniors or seniors with a science background who are seeking academic credit as well as those enrolled in (or planning to attend) graduate school in a marine science-related field. A full time commitment (40
 hours per week) is preferred. Internships are generally three months in length, although exceptions can be made depending on the academic calendar of the college or university.
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<p class="ecxmsoplaintext" style="line-height:14.9pt"><span style="color:#444444">Much of CRC’s work involves photo identification, using natural markings unique to each individual to catalog and track individuals over time. This allows us to study association
 patterns and movements over extended periods of time, revealing information on population structure and social organization. Interns will spend a large portion of their time comparing new photographs to those in our existing catalogs, and may additionally
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<p class="ecxmsoplaintext" style="line-height:14.9pt"><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-size: 12pt;">Additionally, interns may have opportunities to participate in Washington state stranding response, which may include beach surveys, data and specimen
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<p class="ecxmsoplaintext" style="line-height:14.9pt"><b><span style="color:#444444">US West Coast Research</span></b><span style="color:#444444">: Interns will assist staff on our long-term photo-ID studies of baleen whales, including humpback, blue, and gray
 whales off the US West Coast and the inside waters of Washington state.  For more information, see www.cascadiaresearch.org<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="ecxmsoplaintext" style="line-height:14.9pt"><b><span style="color:#444444">Hawaiʻi Research</span></b><span style="color:#444444">: Interns will assist staff on our long-term photo-ID studies of a variety of species of odontocetes (e.g., rough-toothed
 dolphins, false killer whales, beaked whales) found in Hawaiian waters. For more information, see www.cascadiaresearch.org/hawaii.htm<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:
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<p class="ecxmsoplaintext" style="line-height:14.9pt"><span style="color:#444444">For a full description of the internships available, please visit: www.cascadiaresearch.org/interns.htm<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="color:#444444">Photo identification requires a high degree of focus and attention to detail, and interns can expect to spend the majority of their time comparing photographs.</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;color:#444444"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="color:#444444">Successful applicants should have the following skills:</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;color:#444444"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="color:#444444">- strong communication skills</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;color:#444444"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="color:#444444">- focus and attention to detail</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;color:#444444"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="color:#444444">- willingness to spend long hours in front of a computer</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;
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<span style="color:#444444">- ability to work independently</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;color:#444444"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="color:#444444">If you are interested in interning with Cascadia, please visit our website and send a CV (including references and their contact information), two professional letters of recommendation and a letter of interest that describes why
 you are applying for the position and how the experience will help you be successful in meeting long-term goals.</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;color:#444444"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="color:#444444">For a<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span><b>US west coast project internship</b><span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>please send the information to:</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;color:#444444"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="color:#444444">Kiirsten Flynn:<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span></span><a href="mailto:kflynn@cascadiaresearch.org" id="LPlnk808692" class="OWAAutoLink" previewremoved="true">kflynn@cascadiaresearch.org</a><span style="font-size:10.5pt;color:#444444"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="color:#444444">For a<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span><b>Hawaiʻi project internship</b><span class="apple-converted-space"> </span>please send the information to:</span><span style="font-size:10.5pt;color:#444444"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="color:#444444">Sabre Mahaffy:<span class="apple-converted-space"> </span></span><a href="mailto:mahaffys@cascadiaresearch.org" id="LPlnk516007" class="OWAAutoLink" previewremoved="true">mahaffys@cascadiaresearch.org</a><span style="font-size:10.5pt;color:#444444"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="color:#444444">If you would like to be considered for either, please indicate that in your letter and send to both.</span><span style="font-size:
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Sabre Mahaffy, M.Sc.<br>
Research Biologist<br>
Cascadia Research Collective<br>
218 1/2 W. 4th Ave.<br>
Olympia, WA 98501<br>
Office 360-943-7325<br>
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