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Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident. Applicants typically have a master's degree and two years of experience or a bachelor's degree and four years of experience. Jurisdictions may require additional or alternate skills, such as outreach and education experience. Jurisdictions may set other specific eligibility requirements which are provided when new fellows are being recruited, listed in individual job descriptions accessible via the NSU application portal.

The fellowship is a two-year position. After final applicants are selected, fellows relocate to their jurisdiction in mid-January of their start year, and then participate together with their jurisdictional supervisors and fellowship leadership team in a orientation training in February of their start year.
Fellows receive a non-negotiable yearly salary. The salary varies, depending upon location, and will remain the same for the duration of the fellowship.
There is a standard benefits package that includes paid Nova Southeastern holidays, leave, and medical benefits. Funding is also provided to support professional development and training that is relevant to the fellowship. Relocation funds are allocated for this position.

Please visit http://cnso.nova.edu/fellows/apply.html to access application instructions, and you may email coral.fellowship@noaa.gov with questions. 

Prospective applicants may apply for more than one jurisdictional position, but a separate application must be submitted for each position.

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