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Welcome to the Oka' Institute


The Oka’ Institute vision is to create practical water solutions, both locally and globally, driven by research and directed by data that result in long-term sustainable ecological management and economic development

2016-2017 Annual Report

Just released! The Oka' Institute Annual Report from our inaugural year. Check it out!

Student Intern Positions Available!


Student Intern position opportunities Fall 2017:

  • Research Field Interns

Degree Programs: - Environmental Sciences; Geography, Cartography; Biology, Chemistry, Physics.

Intern will work with Director of Research and Supervisor of Field Research to conduct laboratory and field research projects.

  • Administrative Intern

Degree Programs: Business Administration or related field.

Intern will provide administrative support and assist with marketing, promotion, and development efforts.

Fill out an Application today!

  • Complete application, submit resume and cover letter to the Oka’ Institute in Fentem Hall Room 114 or email to oka@ecok.edu
  • Must be eligible for Student Worker Regular Permit status
  • $7.25 / hour
  • 10-20 hours/week; Monday – Friday