Becoming a marine biologist

"Through the window of my mask I see a wall of corals, its surface a living kaleidoscope of lilac, gold, and green all tinged by the familiar blue of the sea."
- adapted from Jacques Cousteau

Topics

Education

Many marine biologists have a college degree, but becoming educated reaches beyond earning a Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate...

Employment

A career in marine biology can include traveling the world to study the ocean, but doing so is not as simple as just applying for an open position...

Experience

Marine biologists work on, in, and near the water, but most aren't just given the skills to do so, they acquire them throughout their careers...

Everything Else

Education, experience, and employment are important but they aren't everything...

Spotlight:

This section used for a profile on a marine biologist, with mp3 or YouTube link for conversation

Spotlight archive

Page with brief summary of previous spotlights and mp3s of conversations

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