Tutorials

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Finding A Great Opportunity

Finding a Great opportunity explains how to use the Opportunities Database to find an internship, research project, scholarship, training program, and/or fellowship opportunity.

This tutorial covers the following areas:

  1. Understanding the differences between types of programs
  2. How information is categorized in the Opportunities Database
  3. Using the search function
  4. Going beyond the Opportunities Database

Navigating the Application Process

Navigating the Application Process takes you step-by-step through the process of applying for an internship, research project, scholarship, training program, and/or fellowship opportunity.

This tutorial covers the following areas:

  1. Deadlines and Timing
  2. Obtaining A Great Recommendation
  3. Sending Transcripts and Gathering Information
  4. Completing the Application Form
  5. Writing Your Personal Statement
  6. Covers Letters and Final Thoughts

Creating Your Own Opportunity

Creating Your Own Opportunity will show you how to create your own ocean-science-related internship or research opportunity when you have not been able to secure a spot in a more formal program.

This tutorial covers the following areas:

  1. Using the Current Research Database
  2. How to Approach a Research Scientist
  3. Creating Your Resume and Cover Letter
  4. How Persistence Pays Off