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Description: The Center for Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences at Eastern Illinois University isseeking several seasonal fisheries interns and technicians to assist with general field andlaboratory work associated with graduate research projects. Current projects include invasivecarp reproductive ecology, stream fish community monitoring, and sportfish populationdynamics on the Wabash River. Field work duties will include assisting graduate students with avariety of fisheries surveys, recording biological and environmental data, and maintaining fieldequipment. Fisheries surveys will be conducted on a variety of streams, rivers (Wabash andIllinois Rivers), and reservoirs throughout Central Illinois. Surveys will include bargeelectrofishing, electric seining, larval fish sampling, boat electrofishing, hoop netting, collectionof water quality samples, and macroinvertebrate sampling. Laboratory work will includeprocessing larval fish samples, assisting with water quality measurements, assisting with streamfish identification, assisting with fish aging techniques, and maintaining a clean and organizedlab space. Internships will come with a monthly stipend, and per diem reimbursement forovernight travel trips.