Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program

A summer internship program for high school students to engage, inspire and diversify the next generation of fisheries professionals.

Hutton Scholars Today

In 2019, we had two Hutton Scholars working in Puerto Rico on various projects dealing with ecological restoration and fisheries! Click the link below to read about the students in the AFS Puerto Chapter newsletter.

Hutton Scholars in Puerto Rico

2018 Hutton Scholar, Alexandra Grayson, wrote a blog about her summer experience at IMET in Baltimore, Maryland. Check it out below!

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Read about 2017 Hutton Scholar, Christina Patricia’s, work in Southern California with mentor, Russell Barabe!

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RESOURCES

Download and share our program recruitment materials HERE.

Take a minute and scroll through Conservation internships and job openings on the brand new Diversity Joint Venture for Conservation Careers (DJV) website!!

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Weren’t able to listen to the May 1st webinar for all interested, new and past Hutton Mentors? Follow the link below to watch the webinar and learn more about best practices for hosting a student and what involves being a Hutton Mentor! 

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We are asking YOU to support the 2020 Hutton Program to provide more opportunities for high school student looking to open the door to the fisheries and aquatic sciences profession. 

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Trout Out of the ClassroomAFS partners to support and expand this unique program nationally.

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Support Hutton!

We are celebrating 20 years of internships for the Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program this summer! Help us continue to engage and inspire high school students by supporting the Hutton Program today. For more information about the Robert F. Hutton Fund and how to donate, click the “Support Hutton” button below:

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2020 Hutton Junior Fisheries Biology Program General Timeline

  • Mentor and Student Online Application Opens

    December 15, 2019 (Students) October 1, 2019 (Mentors)

  • Applications Closed

    February 16, 2020 (Students) March 1, 2020 (Mentors)

  • Applications Under Review

    March 2020

  • All Applicants Notified and Accepted Students Matched with Mentor

    mid to late-April 2020

  • Internship Period

    mid-June until mid-August 2020

To view a more detailed calendar of dates and deadlines for Fall 2019-Summer 2020 CLICK HERE