Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Woods Hole,  MA 
United States
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At Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, scientists and engineers push the boundaries of knowledge about the ocean to reveal its impacts on our planet and our lives. WHOI is helping shape the future of ocean science by offering a range of programs in biology, chemistry, climate science, engineering, geology, geophysics, marine policy, mathematics, oceanography and physics.


Who is Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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  • For over ninety years, WHOI has been one of the best known and most trusted names in ocean science and exploration.  Our scientists and engineers have played a part in many of the discoveries that form the modern understanding of the ocean and how it interacts with other parts of the planet including humanity. 

    Undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral researchers from around the world come to study and collaborate in laboratories, classrooms and at sea with WHOI’s scientists and engineers.


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    A schedule of speakers and information sessions can be found here: https://www.whoi.edu/agu/#calendar...

  • Visit https://www.whoi.edu/agu/ for opportunities including:

    Postdoctoral Scholarships

    Awards to new or recent doctoral degree recipients in science and engineering, designed to further the education and training of the applicant with primary emphasis placed on the individual’s research promise.

    MIT-WHOI Program (Graduate Degree)

    Doctoral students have the resources of two world-class institutions—Massachusetts Institute of Technology and WHOI—at their fingertips and unmatched access to instruments, ships, technology, and scientific guidance. The degree is jointly issued from both institutions.

    Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Program (Graduate Summer Fellowships)

    GFD fellows and staff from many universities and institutions exchange ideas through lectures and seminars over this 10-week program.  Fellows pursue a research project and write up and present their results.

    Summer Student Program (Undergraduate Summer Fellowships)

    Undergrad students who have completed their junior year pursue 10-12 week research projects under the guidance of scientific staff. Fellows attend lectures and professional development and present their results.