The New England Aquarium: Anderson Cabot Center Publications Archive Volunteer

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Position Summary: Summary of your position: The Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life is seeking a volunteer to organize and create an archive for publications produced by our programs over the past decade. The archive created by the volunteer will be featured on the newly launched Anderson Cabot Center website loacted at

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Organize existing digital files
- Create a searchable Excel datasheet with basic information from every publication
- Download and archive PDF files from online journal databases
- Compile figures and statistics showing trends in Center publications over the years
- Additional online researching of specific programs upon request


- Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
- Must be highly self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Experience with basic Microsoft Office platforms, especially Excel, required.

Commitment: Official start and end dates are negotiable. Volunteer will work a single weekday each week. This schedule is flexible, does not require the same weekday each week, and can be done remotely. If another suitable project arises there is the possibility of an extension beyond scope of the initial project.

Program/Project Description: Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life The health of our planet depends on the health of our oceans. At the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life, we apply innovative, science-based solutions to combat the unprecedented threat to our oceans represented by climate change and other human activities. We’re saving species, habitats, and strengthening the overall health of our oceans. We combine pioneering marine conservation research with strategic partnerships, and the formidable convening power of the New England Aquarium to combat the unprecedented impacts of human activities on our oceans. For decades, our scientists have been actively working to protect ecosystems from human impacts and conserve threatened animals and habitats. Our conservation and research projects span the globe, from protecting the North Atlantic right whale in New England to helping the next generation of conservation leaders in the developing world.

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