Paid, Part-Time, Spring-Summer 2023
We are seeking students to help us deliver our impactful marine conservation tools and scale our rapidly growing startup.
Who we are:
OnDeck delivers software critical for marine conservation and commercial fisheries monitoring. Working with the Environmental Defense Fund, The Sustainable Ocean Alliance, and companies across North America and Oceania, we're revolutionising fisheries management and ensuring sustainable fisheries for generations to come. We are an early-stage startup taking off quickly, and we are looking for ambitious students to join our team. Our recent wins include being named a top 10 most innovative and impactful ocean-tech startup in the world by the Ocean Impact Organization, and winning Canada’s Ocean Startup Challenge.
Learn more at ondeck.fish.
How you’ll be involved:
You’ll be responsible for communicating the importance of sustainable fisheries and fisheries monitoring, based on existing scientific research. You’ll play a key role in creating our company’s brand and marketing strategy by communicating ocean science to both a specialised and general audience. We are looking for students to leverage existing scientific literature and communicate the importance of sustainable fisheries and fisheries monitoring to key stakeholders, in accessible and engaging ways.
What you’ll be doing:
Do you have creative ideas for improving fisheries communication at OnDeck? We'd like to hear them! As an early member on our team, you will play a critical role in building OnDeck as a fast-moving startup. Specific tasks include:
Research the positive impacts of scaling up fisheries monitoring across the globe.
Help create metrics to track OnDeck’s impact on the economy and environment.
Perform a literature review on fisheries monitoring research and communicate your findings.
Create a forecast for the maximum potential benefit of affordable & scalable at-sea monitoring.
Generally support our marketing team to communicate ocean research with a broad audience.
How we work:
We are a startup racing to be first to market! Things move fast and you will get significant ownership of mission-critical tasks.
A time commitment of 10-20 hours/week is expected.
Our employees care about saving the ocean!
It’s very rare to get paid to make the ocean a better place. We match that passion for the ocean with paid compensation.
We work hard to ensure a supportive and collaborative space where everyone loves coming to work.
Employee activities, snacks, and career development opportunities are organised frequently.
We work hybrid.
In person 2-3 days/week at UBC Point Grey and Robson Square campuses.
Flexibility - Want to go travelling with friends around the country? No problem, as long as you take your laptop with you and are able to continue working, we can work together to accommodate.
Current undergraduate or graduate student at a Canadian university.
Eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship.
A passion for ocean sciences, sustainable tech solutions, and solving business challenges.
Experience in ocean and fisheries research.
Strong written communication skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work autonomously.
To apply, please submit you application on our Careers page HERE.
To learn more about our team and our work, check out our Twitter, LinkedIn, and website.
OnDeck is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, colour, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via firstname.lastname@example.org.