Plant Community Ecology Internship, Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve
University of Minnesota (East Bethel, MN)
The Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve of the University of Minnesota has several opportunities for students to work as plant community ecology interns and a few opportunities for research field supervisors. Most positions fun from June through August, but some interns are needed as early as March and some are needed through October. Your educational institution may be able to approve this internship, with an appropriate independent project, for any field biology requirement of your major. As a research intern, you will contribute to ongoing field experiments, have the opportunity to intiate individual research, attend scientific seminars, and interact with professors, post-docs, and graduate students. If you are an undergraduate or a newly graduated student with a background or interest in biology, ecology, environmental science, botany, environmental education, or related field we encourage you to apply.
Starting pay is $12.00 per hour depending on the position. Typical work days are eight hours Monday through Friday, however some projects require weekend, early morning, and evening work. On-site dormitory housing is available to rent. Most of the work you do will be out in the field, though a few jobs have indoor laboratory or computer components.
Position Start Date: Monday, May 4, 2020
Job Duration: Seasonal, temporary
How to apply:
The deadline for application submission is February 24th. To apply:
Email the materials listed below together in one email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- a completed application form (http://z.umn.edu/ccjobs)
- a resume (maximum of two pages)
- a cover letter stating why this internship will benefit you
- a transcript (unofficial is acceptable)
Have two references email in recommendation letters to email@example.com. Please have them write your last name in the subject title for the email.
Kally Worm, 612-301-2616, firstname.lastname@example.org