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  • Undergraduate Hourly Intern - Center for Paleontology - Illinois Natural History Survey/ PRI

    INHS is seeking one student hourly intern for the summer of 2021 to undertake lab work on a specific National Science Foundation grant to conserve the Milton Sanderson Dominican Amber Collection. The position will be based primarily at the Illinois Natural History Survey’s Center for Paleontology, located in the Forbes Natural History Building.

  • Undergraduate Hourly Employee - Natural History Survey

    INHS is seeking an Undergraduate Student to work on research projects related to the ecology, behavior, and management of corn and soybean insect pests (western corn rootworm beetles/larvae, soybean gall midge) in corn, soybean, or other crops.

  • Entomology Lab Technician (Undergraduate Hourly) - Illinois Natural History Survey

    We are seeking several undergraduate hourly technicians for the summer of 2021 to undertake lab and fieldwork on projects sampling cicadas and bumblebees in Illinois prairies. The position will be based primarily at the Illinois Natural History Survey’s Natural Resources Studies Annex, located within University Research Park in Champaign, Illinois. Only undergraduates at UIUC will be considered for the position.