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Thousand Island Biological Station

Graduate Opportunities

Information on Graduate Studies at SUNY ESF is posted here: ESF Graduate Studies.

Undergraduate Work-study Positions

Through the Federal Work-study Program undergraduate students have the opportunity to obtain hands on field experience and learn basic fisheries techniques and skills.

Job Description: Work-study students are primarily responsible for assisting in field research and maintenance of field station facilities, equipment and gear.

Job Requirements: Ability to swim, ability to endure long hours in the field under any weather condition, boating experience or willingness to learn

Volunteer Opportunities

Anyone interested in the fisheries aquatic ecology of the St. Lawrence River may volunteer their time for any number of research projects going on at the island. We are always looking for helping hands and would love to have you join us on the river.

Thank You to all TIBS Volunteers! Your help has been invaluable to our research efforts and is greatly appreciated.

For more information or if you would like to volunteer, contact Dr. John Farrell.

Opportunities for High School Students

The AFS Hutton Scholarship program has provided internship opportunities for under-represented (women, minorities) groups to work with the TIBS research program. For information, contact The American Fisheries Society/Hutton Program website.