This opportunity is curated through the UF TESI Environmental Leaders Network. Opportunities posted through the Network may not be affiliated with the Florida Museum or TESI, but are shared with UF undergraduate students who want to learn more about environmental research, education and outreach, and civic engagement. 

Position title

Fisheries/Aquaculture Economics Research Assistant

Host organization

UF Food and Resource Economics Department

Type of position


Position description

Looking for an undergraduate or MS-level student interested in working on applied economics research and extension projects related to fisheries and aquaculture. The student will perform background research on topics such as fisheries management, aquaculture production, and the economic impacts of red tides and hurricanes. In addition, the student will help draft extension documents and design and develop interactive economic decision-making tools for commercial fishermen and fish farmers.


UF student with an interest in natural resource and/or environmental economics. Preferably with an interest in pursuing advanced studies (MS or Ph.D.) in the future.

Remote or in-person



On main UF campus or remote

Start Date


Duration of the Position


Deadline to Apply

Rolling basis

For questions, contact:

Andrew Ropicki, Ph.D. Assistant Professor – Marine Resource Economics, University of Florida Food and Resource Economics,, 352-294-7667