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Employment at the IPHC

The Halibut Commission employs 27 permanent staff members and roughly 30 temporary field staff (port samplers and sea samplers). As an international organization, the IPHC is not restricted by the nationality of candidates.

See our Current Openings below for any opportunities

IPHC Internship Program

The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) seeks an enthusiastic and motivated students to work in the IPHC office located near Fishermen's Terminal in Seattle, Washington. The Internship Program is designed to give the selected student exposure to experiences they might not otherwise have under a standard curriculum.

Current Openings at the IPHC

IPHC Merit Scholarship

The International Pacific Halibut Commission funds several Merit Scholarships to support University, Technical College, and other post-secondary education. The scholarship fund has been established to assist the further education of Canadian and U.S. students connected to the halibut fishery and its industry. Generally, a single scholarship valued at $4,000 (US) per year, is awarded every two years. The scholarships are renewable annually for the normal four-year period of undergraduate education, subject to maintenance of satisfactory academic performance. The next new IPHC Merit Scholarship will be offered March-June 2018.

For more information regarding this bursary, please visit our Scholarship Page.

Contracting Opportunities

The International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) frequently uses the Request for Proposals (RFP) process to solicit closed bids for supplies, equipment, and the procurement of services. The IPHC is not restricted to the lowest bidder but will select the winning proposal prudently. Examples of RFPs solicited include meetings, vessel contracts, bait for surveys, and other supplies, services and equipment.

For more information, please visit our Contracts Page.