Undergraduate Opportunities in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences at LSSU

Students collect Atlantic Salmon eggs

Fish Hatchery Employment & Volunteering

Students can gain hands-on experience as hatchery employees or volunteers during the academic year and summer.  Experiences include rearing Atlantic Salmon, working to control invasive Sea Lamprey, and conducting field research on coastal wetlands of the Great Lakes.

Student employment application form

Amanda Popovich, LSSU student intern, displays a Lake Sturgeon captured while sampling

Internships

Several summer internships with partner agencies, such as the MI DNR and Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians, are available through the School of Natural Resources and Environment.

Jake Larsen '18 earned Best Student Poster at the 2018 meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the American Fisheries Society

Conferences

CFRE supports numerous senior thesis projects each year.  Jake Larsen ’18, former hatchery employee, earned the Best Student Poser Award at the 2018 meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.