Getting involved in your major is a wonderful way to make friends and establish a greater connection to your coursework and your future as a marine scientist.
- Lead Mentor in the Coastal and Marine Sciences Institute
The Lead Mentor hosts a variety of programs to support students in the marine sciences. At the start of the year, students can apply to be a mentor or mentee with another marine science student. The Lead Mentor hosts 2-unit seminar classes year-round: a Fall class called “Professional Development in Marine Science”, a Winter “Career Discovery Seminar”, and a Spring “Journal Club”. Find out more at Resources for Emerging Ocean Scientists.
- Marine Science Club at UC Davis
The Marine Science Club connects individuals who are passionate about marine science. The Marine Science Club aims to raise awareness and foster interest in marine science through interactive events, socials, and seminars.
- Davis Scuba Club
Davis Scuba is a student operated organization stationed at the University of California, Davis. The club aims to promote interest and education relating to scuba diving, marine ecology and biology, and ocean conservation, and environmental awareness.
- Oceanography and Marine Science at UC Davis - Facebook group
- Art and the Oceans Club
With the dire effects humans are having on the planet, ocean health is severely declining. Through art, we can promote sustainable living and raise awareness of the importance of healthy, biologically diverse seas.
Resources for Emerging Ocean Scientists
This resource is intended to help you navigate experiences beyond coursework, including research, funding, internships and jobs, as well as learning about the culture of science/academia.
- UC Davis Earth and Planetary Sciences Clubs and Organizations
Our student clubs and organizations provide both professional and social opportunities for EPS students and the campus community.