Integrating research, education, and outreach to enhance and preserve freshwater resources.
Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Due to health and safety concerns for staff, students, and guests, AWRI has implemented the following changes. Learn more about GVSU's coronavirus response at www.gvsu.edu/coronavirus.
- In accordance with University protocols, AWRI is closed to the public. Phone calls and deliveries are being accepted.
Research Vessel Job Openings
Want to come work on the water with us? AWRI’s vessel education program is hiring for several positions, including captains, science instructors, and deckhands. Through this program, you’ll be involved in engaging students in hands-on, place-based learning experiences onboard its research vessels.
- Science Instructor - https://jobs.gvsu.edu/en-us/job/493937/temporary-hourly-science-instructor-annis-water-resources-institute
- Lead Captain, W.G. Jackson - https://jobs.gvsu.edu/en-us/job/493945/lead-captain-water-resources-institute-college-of-liberal-arts-and-sciences
- Lead Captain, D.J. Angus - https://jobs.gvsu.edu/en-us/job/493785/lead-captain-water-resources-institute-college-of-liberal-arts-and-sciences
- Engineer - no longer accepting applications
- Deckhand, W.G. Jackson - no longer accepting applications
- Deckhand, D.J. Angus - no longer accepting applications
Graduate Research Assistantships
The Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI) at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) has several Graduate Research Assistantships available to full-time students interested in pursuing a Master of Science degree in Biology with an emphasis in aquatic sciences. Graduate assistantships include a generous 12-month stipend that is eligible for annual renewal. Accepted applicants will assist with research projects conducted by faculty and staff at AWRI in addition to performing research related to their thesis/project.