Our program currently has about 70 undergraduate students and 30 graduate students. The manageable size of the fishery science program promotes a friendly, close-knit community of students, staff and faculty members. And because we’re situated within the nationally-recognized College of Natural Resources
there are abundant learning and networking opportunities well within your reach.
Our curriculum is designed to give you hands-on, real-world experience in the professional world of fish resources. Our work experience provides professional development experience which can include jobs with the Forest Service, state wildlife and fish agencies, a utility company, or non government organizations like the Nature Conservancy
, private laboratories or fish farms for example.
In the past, our students have worked as biological technicians, monitoring or counting animal populations, collecting field samples for genetic analysis and more. We can can assist you in identifying these work-experience opportunities; it’s also important to ensure your work meets all necessary requirements prior to completion.
The Cooperative Education Office
and Student Temporary Employment Office
are also great resources to assist you in finding approved internships and summer jobs.