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Sociology Advising will still be open during most of the winter break with Drop-In Hours and Appointments available.

The University will be closed on December 25, December 26, January 1, and January 15.

Best of luck on finals! Have a relaxing and safe winter break.



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Monday, February 26th, 2018
Minneapolis Convention Center
Cost: $10 to pre-register, $25 at the door
Registration Opens: TBD

Ph.D. in Demography at The University of Pennsylvania

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  • Questions? Email
  • Annual deadline is December 15th
  • Many students choose to do a joint Ph.D. with Sociology

Minnesota Sea Grant

Graduate and Undergraduate Student Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities
Application deadlines in January and February 2018

Make a difference and advance your career
You could work with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the EPA, the National Marine Fisheries Service, the Great Lakes Commission or help a coastal state with their coastal zone management program. You could be a science expert for a legislator or legislator’s staff.

One of the most effective ways to make a difference in science is through policy and by working with agencies that manage or regulate natural resources. Minnesota Sea Grant has fellowships and scholarships where you can gain on-the-job education and experience working with management agencies on environmental policy to help solve real environmental issues.

Opportunities include:

  • National Marine Fisheries Service – Sea Grant Joint Graduate Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and in Marine Resources Economics.
  • Great Lakes Commission – Sea Grant Fellowship on Great Lakes Policy
  • NOAA Sea Grant Knauss Fellowships on national aquatic policy
  • NOAA Coastal Management/Digital Coast Fellowships
  • NOAA Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarships for tuition and paid internship

The Ernest F. Hollings scholarship is for undergraduates. The other Sea Grant fellowships are for graduate students (or recent graduates) in the aquatic sciences, natural resources policy and economics, civil engineering, social science, and GIS/landscape ecology, among others.

Application deadlines for most opportunities are in January and February 2018. It’s important to contact the appropriate organization and start work on your application as soon as possible.

Minnesota Sea Grant applicants are often successful. Interested students are encouraged to contact me, Valerie Brady, at Minnesota Sea Grant for more information or assistance in applying.

Learn more:
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Valerie Brady, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Research
University of Minnesota Sea Grant College Program


Job Opening – Dept. of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota

    • Research for Program for Lung Cancer Screening and Tobacco Cessation

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Must be mentioned on application/resume):

    1) Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, counseling, or a health-related field, with at least 2 years of work experience in behavior change service or related field or a combination of related education and work experience to equal 6 years.
    2) Proficiency with Microsoft Word and comfortable navigating electronic databases.
    3) Ability to read and communicate in English.
    4) 2+ years tobacco and nicotine free.

    Job Posting Title: Research Professional 2

    Job ID: 311246 (Copy + Paste into Link)

    Full Job Description

    Questions? Email Susan Glaeser: