Monterey Area Research Institutions' Network for Education

Preparing Tomorrow’s Ocean Leaders



What's coming up next?

MIIS & Hopkins MARINE Welcome Mixer
Hopkins Marine Station
Friday, September 30th 2016, 5-8pm

Please join us on Friday September 30th, 2016, for the MIIS and Hopkins Marine Station MARINE Welcome Reception. From 5-8pm, we invite our students and interested ocean-oriented professionals to enjoy refreshments outside at the lovely Hopkins Marine Station. It will be a relaxed opportunity to mingle while learning about MARINE and our incredible upcoming events. For questions and more information, contact

Converging Currents: Where Art and Science Meet
Moss Landing Marine Labs
Saturday, October 8th 2016, 5-8:30pm

Join us for an evening dedicated to exploring the integration of art and science. A panel of artists will speak about their experience working at this interface, and will discuss how art can be used to improve science understanding, communication, and integration into society. The evening will conclude with a reception in a pop-up gallery of artwork submitted by students, faculty, and other science-inspired artists in the MARINE community. Appetizers and drinks will be provided! Register HERE.


MARINE Calendar

MARINE highlights events happening at partner institutions as well as those happening within the Monterey Bay area.

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Quarterly Event Plan

Get a big-picture perspective on the events we have planned on the horizon.

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Past Events

Over the past several years, MARINE has offered a multitude of events and activities.

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Who We Are

MARINE (Monterey Area Research Institutions' Network for Education) provides professional development opportunities to prepare future ocean leaders for interdisciplinary real world problem-solving. MARINE is a collaboration between The Center for Ocean Solutions and seven Monterey Bay area academic campuses.




Learn more about MARINE's mission, who we are, and our seven partner campuses.

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Campus Liaisons

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What We Do

MARINE offers graduate students professional development opportunities based in communication, collaboration and innovation.

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Connect with MARINE

Social Media

Want to know the latest from MARINE? Stay up-to-date through our social media platforms.

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Enjoy stories from MARINE as students flex their #scicomm skills through our blog.

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Resources for Participants

Job Board

MARINE shares career and internship opportunities in ocean and environmental science, policy, education, and communication.

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Career Resources

  MARINE works to connect graduate students with career opportunities through a variety of career resources.

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Education and Teaching

COS works to create sharable workshop and course curriculum from our leadership development activities for use by our partners, collaborators, and other education programs.

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"Passport" hopes to illuminate MOUs between Monterey area institutions allowing graduate students to register for courses at different campuses in the region.

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Wicked Problems

MARINE's Wicked Problems course series focuses on current issues facing the world's oceans

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Ocean Policy

Every other summer, MARINE runs a two-week crash course on ocean policy.

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