Career Links

Interested in marine science as a career? Check out these links to careers in marine science, interviews with marine scientists, marine labs, institutes, and universities. These are just a few of the many universities and labs worldwide that have marine science programs.
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Careers in Marine Science
Marine Labs & Institutions
Universities - Western Canada
Universities - Eastern Canada
Universities - Western United States
Universities - Eastern United States
Universities - International


Careers in Marine Science
Vancouver Aquarium Career AquaFacts Page - Considering a Career as a Marine Biologist?
Answers to OceanLink questions on Careers in Marine Biology
OceanLink - Interviews with Marine Biologists


Careers in Marine Biology from Monterey Bay Aquarium
So you want to become a Marine Biologist - from Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Preparing for a Career in Oceanography - from Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Careers in Marine Mammal Science from Society for Marine Mammology
Careers at Zoological Parks from Sea World - Busch Gardens
Careers in Marine Science: Hopkins Marine Lab Career Information
Marine Science Careers - a booklet from Sea Grant
Saint Josephs Marine Institute - Great Resource for Pre-College Students

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click here for links to Marine Labs and Institutions

Universities

Western Canada
University of Victoria - biology department homepage, located in Victoria, British Columbia
Institute for Coastal and Oceans Research - University of Victoria, located in Victoria, British Columbia
University of British Columbia - zoology department homepage, located in Vancouver, British Columbia
UBC Fisheries and Marine Biology - University of British Columbia, located in Vancouver, British Columbia
Simon Fraser University - biology department homepage, located in Burnaby, British Columbia
University of Alberta - biology department homepage, located in Edmonton, Alberta
University of Calgary - biology department homepage, located in Calgary, Alberta

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Eastern Canada
University of Western Ontario - biology department homepage, located in London, Ontario
University of Toronto - zoology department homepage, located in Toronto, Ontario
University of Guelph - zoology department homepage, located in Guelph, Ontario
McGill University - biology department homepage, located in Montréal, Québec
Université de Moncton - faculte des sciences, situaé à Moncton, Nouveau-Brunswick
University of New Brunswick - marine biology program, located in Saint John, New Brunswick
Dalhousie University - faculty of science, located in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Memorial University - biology department homepage, located in St. John's, Newfoundland

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Western United States
University of Washington - school of oceanography, located in Seattle, Washington
University of Washingon - school of fisheries, located in Seattle, Washington
California State University - marine biology major, located in Long Beach, California
University of California - marine biology major, located in Los Angeles, California
University of California - ocean sciences program, located in Santa Cruz, California
Humboldt State University - fisheries program, located in Arcata, California
University of Hawai'i - marine option program, located in Hilo, Hawai'i

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Eastern United States
College of Charleston - marine biology program, located in Charleston, South Carolina
University of South Carolina - marine sciences program, located in Columbia, South Carolina
Medical University of South Carolina - marine biomedicine and environmental sciences, located in Charleston, South Carolina
University of North Carolina - marine science program, located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina
University of North Carolina - marine biology program, located in Wilmington, North Carolina
Eastern Connecticut State University - marine biology program, located in Willimantic, Connecticut
Williams-Mystic Maritimes Studies Program - marine biology program, located in Mystic, Connecticut
University of Delaware - graduate college of marine studies, located in Newark, Delaware
Eckerd College - marine science program, located in St. Petersburg, Florida
Florida Institute of Technology - marine biology program, located in Melbourne, Florida
University of West Florida - marine biology program, located in Pensacola, Florida
University of Miami - marine science program, located in Miami, Florida
University of Maine - marine biology program, located 8 miles north of Bangor, Maine
University of New England - marine biology program, located in Biddeford, Maine
University of Rhode Island - marine biology program, located in Kingston, Rhode Island
Graduate School of Oceanography - program at the University of Rhode Island
Roger Williams University - marine biology program, located in Bristol, Rhode Island
Stony Brook, State University of New York - marine biology program, located in Stony Brook, New York
Texas A & M University - marine science program, located in Glaveston Texas
University of Texas Austin, Marine Science Institute - marine science program, located in Austin, Texas

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International (needless to say there are many...but here's a few...)
James Cook University - marine biology program, located in Townesville, Australia
Murdoch University - marine biology program, located in Perth, Australia
University of Tasmania - center for marine science, located in Tasmania, Australia
Queen's University of Belfast - marine biology program, located in Belfast, North Ireland
University of East Anglia - environmental science program, located in Norwick, England
University of Otago - Marine Science program, located in Otago, New Zealand

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