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Oyster Aquaculture Training Program – Apply Now!

The Oyster Aquaculture Training Program (OAT) administered by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science Aquaculture Genetics and Breeding Technology Center, Gloucester Pt, VA is seeking another round of applicants for the 2015 season.  The program is a six month hands-on program, focusing on various principles of oyster aquaculture.  Participants will be learning and working alongside researchers during our oyster hatchery season from April to September. They will receive an hourly salary for the duration of their involvement.   A maximum of four participants will be accepted into the training program to ensure a one-on-one experience.  Participants will be expected to work Monday through Friday, 40 hours a week during normal business hours, and occasional weekends.  The program is from April 1st through September 30th 2015.

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