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C-MORE hosts its first Ocean and Earth Science Career Night

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Contact:
Michelle Hsia, (808) 956-3715
C-MORE Marine Science Educator
Posted: Oct 25, 2011

Students help prepare a CTD-rosette sampler for deployment. Credit: C-MORE/SOEST
Students help prepare a CTD-rosette sampler for deployment. Credit: C-MORE/SOEST

The Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education (C-MORE), a National Science Foundation-sponsored Science and Technology Center based at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, is hosting its first Ocean and Earth Science Career Night on Thursday, October 27, from 6-8 p.m. at Kailua Intermediate School.

Representatives from private businesses, federal and state government agencies and UH Mānoa will share information about local career opportunities in the earth and ocean sciences.

The goal of the evening is to increase awareness of – and stimulate students' interest in pursuing – exciting local career opportunities in the earth and ocean sciences.  The event is geared toward intermediate and high school students and their families, but others are welcome to attend.  The event is free and open to the public.

Participating organizations include: C-MORE, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries, Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology, UH Marine Center, UH Mānoa Geology and Geophysics Department, Hui o Ko'olaupoko, Humpback Whale Marine Sanctuary, Makai Ocean Engineering, Oceanit, Tetra Tech, and the United States Coast Guard.   Event sponsors include the National Science Foundation, Maui Jim Sunglasses, Aaron's Dive Shop, Oceanic International, Wave Riding Vehicles and Bob’s Pizzeria.