Paid Summer Internship – USGS Western Fisheries Research Ctr in Seattle

A paid summer internship is available for current University of Washington students (undergraduate or graduate) to work in a research program involving genetic typing of fish virus field isolates.  Work will include data entry into an existing  database, and analysis of data for insights into virus epidemiology and genetic diversification.  The candidate must be currently enrolled as a student, and must be a U.S. citizen.  The approximate start date will be July 1, 2010, the internship will be 60-120 days in length, and the work schedule may be part-time or full-time.  Applicants should send an email of interest to Tarin Thompson at, including current academic status and a resume or curriculum vitae. Underrepresented students and women are especially encouraged to apply, although position is open to all students.  Lab location is in the Sand Point area of Seattle.