Exploring Ocean STEM Careers


 
04/27/2016 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

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.

Public: $12 per person
Birch Aquarium at Scripps members: $10 per person

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

Register now!

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.

For more information on this event, contact: 
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
(858) 534-3474
Location: 
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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