Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore.  Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff.  The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities.  Stony Brook Medicine is Suffolk County’s only academic medical center and tertiary care provider.  Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.


The following job opportunities are available at the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences:

Assistant Professor – Physical Oceanography #68103

The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at New York’s Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of physical oceanography. We seek a candidate with expertise in...

Assistant Professor – Marine Conservation Ecology #68275

The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in marine conservation ecology to begin as early as Fall 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a strong...

Assistant / Associate Professor – Fisheries Ecology #69973

The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in fisheries ecology to begin as early as Fall 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a strong potential to...

Lead Business and Grants Manager- 1903025

The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University is seeking a Lead Business and Grants Manager for the school. Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):  Bachelor’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher degree).  In lieu of a...

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Job Opportunities through the Career Center

The list below includes job opportunities for students, courtesy of the Career Center.

  • Arborist Technician (Applicator)
    The primary function of the arborist technician is to accomplish tasks such as fertilizing, treating, and injecting trees and shrubs. Arborist technicians commonly also perform trunk crown excavations and soil root therapy using large volumes of compressed air and soil amendments. Training for these tasks include learning about safe work procedures, small equipment operation, hydraulic sprayer operation, safe driving procedures, secure chemical mixing practices, and moderate to advanced knowledge related to arboriculture. Applicators may also be required to assist other departments as needed based on work load and schedule. The above task work procedures and safe work practices are required to fulfill our clients' needs. The applicator's actions are all directed toward satisfying the client, the Arborist Representative and the General Manager, while at the same time maintaining a safe, efficient, and productive operation.
  • Quogue Wildlife Refuge Internship
    This is an unpaid Intern Position for maximum of 20 hours per week for an undergraduate college student studying Environmental, Educational or Animal related sciences.  Responsibilities can include…·       Assisting with and providing care to a variety of animals including native New York mammals and birds of prey that are residents at the Refuge due to permanent injuries, as well as a variety of non-native reptiles that reside in the Nature Center.·       Assist with and possibly teach nature related programs to school/scout/private/ spring camp groups; educational exhibit design; assisting with general maintenance of trails, cages, tanks, and Nature Center; possible weekend staffing of the Nature Center.·        Great opportunity to learn about the various habitats of Long Island including the Pine Barrens, freshwater ponds, bogs, saltwater marsh and the native flora & fauna found in each Long Island habitat.·       Gain an understanding of how a non-profit organization operates. Required: Internship includes 1 weekend day per week. The Quogue Wildlife Refuge is a 305 acre non-profit nature preserve that was established in 1934. For further information or to set up a meeting, please contact Marisa Nelson at 631-653-4771.
  • Healthfirst Summer Internship Opportunities
    The Healthfirst Summer Trailblazer Program is a 10-week paid internship. The aim of the program is to provide an immersive and interactive learning experience that lays a foundation for continued leadership development and success. Each summer, we welcome students from various colleges and universities for the Healthfirst Summer Trailblazer Program. These students come to Healthfirst to learn about our mission and to make an impact on our organization and our members. Our program is known for providing valuable career experience and leadership development. The high level of mentorship, guidance and engagement that interns receive distinguishes our program from others. Our goal is not only to provide insight into our business, but also connect interns to our mission and to help them understand, why what we do matters to both our members and the communities we serve. Interns become part of the Healthfirst family and their fresh perspectives, enthusiasm and innovation fuel our organization as we blaze the trail together.Gain hands-on experienceLearn and hear from Healthfirst leadersReceive one-on-one, professional mentorshipNetwork with colleagues and build relationshipsExplore the city we and our members call homeWe encourage you to apply to our summer internship opportunities!Internship opportunities available:Summer Intern - Hospital Engagement Summer Intern - Medicare Product Management and StrategyRetail Strategy and Operations Intern Summer Intern - Shared Services Product Management TeamSummer Intern - Enterprise Analytics Summer Intern - Marketing Strategic Analyst  Summer Intern- Marketing Customer Experience TeamSummer Intern - Enterprise Architecture Summer Intern - Enterprise Delivery Services Team- Business Analyst InternIntern - Performance Improvement Specialist Summer Intern - Community Engagement Summer Intern - Population Health (grad students only)Intern - Application DevelopersIntern - Quality AssuranceSummer Intern - Marketing AnalyticsSummer Intern - Public Relations and Social Media Summer Intern - Enterprise Architecture Intern -Actuary Intern - Contact Center OperationsIntern - Clinical Partnerships (grad students only)Summer Intern - Marketing, Member Engagement Marketing Retention InternPersonalization Intern Intern - Medical Economics Analyst Summer Intern - Organizational Development 
  • Conservation Education Camp Counselor
    Each Camp Counselor is a residential instructor and on call 24 hours. They are responsible for the general welfare of the campers. Counselors will supervise eight to ten campers and instruct them in environmental subjects, outdoor skills, NYS hunter education program and recreation. They are responsible for the condition of the camp grounds and the supplies and materials used in the camp programs. Counselors also assist the Camp Supervisors in the development of daily, weekly and seasonal schedules.Specific duties include, but not limited to:supervises the campers on a 24-hour basis; are responsible for the well being and health of the campers;instructs the campers in the core environmental science curricula; andResponsible for the planning and conducting of recreational activities, including maintaining camp inventories.Counsel campers who become homesick or disruptive.Assist in the purchasing, inventory and delivery of supplies, materials and equipment.Supervise waterfront activities.Support and assist other counselors in the development and completion of camp activities.Administer first aid to campers if necessary.Supervise and implement overnight camp-outs.Develop and implement education recreation and work projects.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSConservation Education Camp Counselors must have 60 semester college credit hours, including at least 12 semester credit hours in natural resources, environmental studies, environmental education, outdoor recreation, STEM: Science (biology, chemistry, computer, earth, environmental, and physics) Technology Engineering Mathematics, elementary-middle-secondary-special education, or camp management or two years of work experience in natural resources, biological sciences, geology, environmental studies, environmental sciences, environmental education, outdoor recreation, elementary-middle-secondary-special education, or camp management.Conservation Education Camp Counselors must be certified in approved first aid courses as required by the NYS Department of Health, such as American Red Cross Responding to Emergencies or equivalent and in American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or equivalent. The CPR/AED certification must be in its first year. You may apply without certifications, must have them before hiring. CPR classes that meet DOH approval are here: aid class list (TOP of the table ONLY – for residential programs) upon individual assignments, certification in areas such as American Red Cross Water Safety Instruction or Life Guard with Waterfront Module may be required. May be required to serve as Conservation Education Camp Health Director alternate if you have a New York State Emergency Medical Technician or higher level of certification, such as licensed practical nurse, registered nurse or physician’s assistant.Must have and maintain a current Driver’s License
  • Environmental Educator (Multiple Locations)
    Join us at Brandywine Creek State Park and share your appreciation for the natural and cultural world! An ideal candidate enjoys sharing a love of nature with others, is creative, considerate, and willing to work with our team to provide the best possible experience for park visitors. As a part of the Brandywine Creek State Park Nature Center/ Environmental Education Team you will be working with all ages, from adults to pre-school-aged children in school and public programs. In this position interns will be working with field experts to become actively engaged in resource-based educational program delivery, research, and coordination both on- and off-site. Nature Center Interns may also have the opportunity to conduct research on the cultural and natural history of Brandywine Creek State Park and the surrounding area to expand current programming offerings. Programs include canoeing, hiking, orienteering, birding, natural dyes, insects, animals in nature, special events, and guided hikes featuring Brandywine Creek State Park’s many natural and historical resources. You will also assist in data entry, salamander and blue bird research, animal care, and maintaining the Nature Center and exhibits. The position includes working weekends and some evenings.AmeriCorps Educational Award (optional): Interns engaged in Education, Management, Administration, or Environmental Stewardship are eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of their service if they choose. The award amount varies and is based on the total number of hours served. The award can be used for educational expenses including tuition, student loans, books, and other fees for up to 7 years after completion of service. 
  • Junior Officer
    The NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps is the uniformed component of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The service consists of approximately 321 commissioned officers. A typical officer's career is spent in a broad variety of assignments that rotate between sea duty and shore stations. Assignments are not necessarily related to an officer’s academic field, but each will contribute to the officer’s development as a technically competent leader. NOAA Corps officers operate ships, fly aircraft, lead mobile field parties, conduct diving operations, manage research projects, and serve in staff positions throughout NOAA. If you are interested in a career that includes service, science, and adventure, you will find a unique opportunity in the NOAA Corps.Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and hold a baccalaureate degree, preferably in a major course of study related to NOAA’s scientific or technical activities. Course work must include at least 48 semester (72 quarter) hours in science, math, or engineering subjects pertaining to NOAA's missions. Applicants must also be in excellent health, have normal color vision and uncorrected visual acuity no worse than 20/400 in each eye, correctable to 20/20.Selected candidates are commissioned as Ensigns and after successful completion of the 5 month long Basic Officer Training Class (BOTC), are assigned to a NOAA survey or research ship for up to 3 years. There is a 15 month obligatory service period following completion of BOTC.
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