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NAFO 2019 Internship Program

3 December 2018

NAFO 2019 Internship Program

We are now accepting applications for the upcoming 2019 internship program. It is expected there will be two (2) internship placements of a 3-month duration each. One, to take place in late Winter/early Spring and another, to take place in late Summer/early Fall. The deadline to apply is 14 January 2019.​

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CCAMLR - Application deadline for both international positions - 21 January 2019

Science Data Officer (International Professional Officer P2)
FMC Data Officer (International Professional Officer P2)

Pacific Salmon Commission

The Pacific Salmon Commission (PSC), an international organization responsible for transboundary salmon fisheries management in Canada and the United States, is seeking a Chief Biologist for its headquarters in Vancouver, B.C.  This position is open to Canadian and non-Canadian citizens.

For more information, click here. If interested, please forward a cover letter and résumé by February 1, 2019 to Julie Ehrmantraut (  

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: 

Vacancy Announcements - none available at this time

Various Science Positions - Memorial University of Newfoundland
Quantitative Fisheries Scientist, Fisheries Stock Assessment Scientist, and MSc and PhD students

Application information is available in the Training section of our website ( target="_blank") along with the detailed 2015 Course Report.  Questions regarding the programme or application process can be addressed to Madeleine Coffen-Smout, Programme Officer ( 

  • International Ocean Institute (IOI).

The individual will gain experience and knowledge in operations of NAFO as an intergovernmental organization while the NAFO Secretariat will benefit through the presence of an additional professional and his/her capacity and knowledge.

Nature of the Internship
Under the supervision of the Executive Secretary, interns will work on project(s) at the Secretariat relevant to their professional interests, scholarship programs and development needs. Interns may be given a wide variety of tasks related to various aspects of:

  • fisheries management
  • fisheries science
  • databases
  • administrative, meeting coordination, publications; and
  • other NAFO activities delegated by the Executive Secretary.
For more information about the programme, click here. Internship Info

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