NOAA National Marine Fisheries
The Woods Hole fisheries laboratory conducts research that guides the federal government’s management of living marine resources in the Northeast U.S.
The NOAA Fisheries Service laboratory in Woods Hole employees approximately 200 people who work as fishery biologists, oceanographers, social scientists, administrators, technicians, data managers, and in various other support services.
The Woods Hole laboratory is one of six labs or field stations that together constitute the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC). The science center is part of NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service.
As a federal laboratory, the NEFSC is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment. The NEFSC has an active EEO/Diversity Advisory Committee. The committee chair is Peter Burns, who can be reached Peter.Burns@noaa.gov.
- The NEFSC offers paid summer internships
- Job opportunities at the laboratory are posted on the Department of Commerce job announcement site
- Through an initiative called Expanding Opportunities, the NEFSC runs cooperative educational programs with the academic community, particularly the Historically Black and Minority Serving Colleges and Universities