Learn about exciting careers in oceanographic science at this special event.

Exploring Ocean STEM Careers

 

 April 27, 2016

Doors open 5:30 p.m.

6—8:30 p.m.

There is so much more to oceanography than you might think! Meet scientists and professionals from Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Birch Aquarium who are involved in a diverse array of careers. Gain valuable resources while learning more about ocean-related STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) professions. Open to students in grades 6-12. Ages 15 and under must be accompanied by a paid adult.

Public: $12 per person
Members: $10 per person

Students under age 15 must be accompanied by a paying adult.


Participating Scientists

Greg Rouse: Professor of Marine Biology, Curator of the Benthic Invertebrate collection at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Bruce Appelgate: Associate Director, Ship Operations and Marine Technical Support, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Art Miller: Research Oceanographer, Senior Lecturer in Climate Sciences at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Director of the Climate, Atmospheric Sciences, and Physical Oceanography CASPO Division
Alex Hangsterfer: Geological Collections Manager, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Garfield Kwan: Graduate Student, Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Kaitlyn Lowder: Graduate Student, Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Jennifer Le: Graduate Student, Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Mariela Brooks: Graduate Student, Geosciences Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Veronica Tamsitt: Graduate Student, Climate Sciences Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Katherine Zaba: Graduate Student, Physical Oceanography Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Julia Fiedler: Graduate Student, Physical Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
Sean Crosby: Graduate Student in Physical Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Lynn Waterhouse: Graduate Student, Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Nicole Yen: Graduate Student, Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Georgie Zelenak: Graduate Student, Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Michelle Zill: Graduate Student, Scripps Institution of Oceanography,
Debi Kilb: Academic Project Scientist Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Martin Tresguerres: Assistant Professor, Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Darcy Taniguchi: Price Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego
Edward (Ned) Richards: Graduate Student, Marine Physical Laboratory, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Melissa Torres: Aquarist/Dive Program Coordinator, Birch Aquarium, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Andy Mullen: Graduate Student, Applied Ocean Sciences, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Kevin Hardy: Ocean Engineer, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (Retired)




Scholarships Available


We have limited scholarships available to bring students in need to Exploring Ocean STEM Careers Night! Fill out one application for your group of students.
We require a minimum of one chaperone per 5 students.

Application


 

Additional Career Resources

Internship information, Scripps Institution of Oceanography High School Summer Courses, videos and more!

Previous Participating Scientists:

Akana Noto - Doctoral Candidate, Ecology, Behavior and Evolution, UC San Diego Read bio here.
Alex Hangsterfer - Geological Collections Manager, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Read full bio here.
Andrew Nosal - Postdoc Researcher, Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Read bio here.
Christian Briseno -
Doctoral Candidate, Marine Physical Laboratory, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Read bio here.
Elizabeth Vu -
Doctoral Candidate, Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Read bio here.
Fernando Nosratpour - Associate Curator, Birch Aquarium at
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Read bio here.
Garfield Kwan -
Doctoral Candidate, Marine Biology Research Devision, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Read bio here.
Jennifer Le -
Doctoral Candidate, Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography,  Read bio here.
Jennifer Michaud
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Doctoral Candidate, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Read bio here.
Jules Jaffe - Research Oceanographer with the Marine Physical Laboratory at Scripps Institution of Oceanography Read bio here.
Kaitlyn Lowder -
Doctoral Candidate, Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Read bio here.
Katherine Zaba -
Doctoral Candidate, Physical Oceanography Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Read bio here.
Mariela Brooks
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Doctoral Candidate, Geosciences Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Read bio here.
Phil Bresnahan -
Doctoral Candidate, Geosciences Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Read bio here.
Veronica Tamsitt
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Doctoral Candidate, Climate Sciences Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography Read bio here
Gabi Laske, PhD
- Professor-in-residence in the Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Read bio here.
Emily Kelly- Doctoral Candidate - IGERT Global Change, Marine Ecosystems, and Society. Read bio here.
Greg Rouse- Professor of Marine Biology, Curator of the Benthic Invertebrate collection at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Read bio here.
Kathryn Mengerink- Lecturer at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Senior Attorney and Director of the Ocean Program at the Environmental Law Institute. Read bio here.
Alex Hangsterfer- Geological Collections Manager, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Read bio here.
Jules Jaffe
- Research Oceanographer with the Marine Physical Laboratory at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Read bio here.
Bruce Appelgate- Associate Director, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Read bio here.
Art Miller, PhD- Research Oceanographer, Senior Lecturer in Climate Sciences at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Director of the Climate, Atmospheric Sciences, and Physical Oceanography  CASPO Division. Read bio here.
Randelle Bundy- Doctoral Candidate Geosciences Research Division Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Read bio here.
Lihini Aluwihare- Associate Professor, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Read bio here.
Kerry Key, PhD
- Associate Professor, Marine EM Laboratory Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Read bio here.
Vince Levesque- Senior Aquarist, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Read bio here.
Summer Martin- Doctoral Candidate - IGERT Global Change, Marine Ecosystems and Society. Read bio here.
Peter Franks- Professor, Integrative Oceanography Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Read bio here.
James Turnbull- Geophysical Analyst, ROV Engineering  and Operations, Nimitz Marine Facility