First Nations position opening in Green Bay field office

Stephanie Dodge, the former First Nations graduate assistant, considers native vegetation in the Green Bay watershed.

The Sea Grant field office on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus has an opening for a First Nations graduate assistant at the masters or Ph.D. level, in collaboration with the First Nations Studies Program and Cofrin Center for Biodiversity to develop a place-based research or professional project focused on First Nation connections to the Green Bay watershed. Project activities could include, but are not limited to, archival research, archaeology, oral tradition and application of Indigenous knowledge systems.

The individual will also work with the three supervising partners on outreach and educational activities.

The candidate must be enrolled or eligible for enrollment at UW-Green Bay in either the M.S. Environmental Science and Policy Graduate Program or the Ed.D. First Nations Education Doctoral Program for the fall 2022 semester.

Applicants of First Nations identity who are interested in exploring and/or pursuing Great Lakes environmental, social and economic career pathways are strongly encouraged to apply.

This opportunity is open until filled. Full details are available here.