Summer Arboretum Research Assistant

19 January 2024

Department or Office: Arboretum

Date Open: 06/12/2024

Position available: Available during Break

Description: This position provides support with plant and animal related research, inventory and monitoring projects. This includes assisting with preparing materials for fieldwork, data collection, data entry and analysis, and report writing. You will learn to identify a diverse group of plants to assist with inventory and will serve as a member of the Arboretum land management crew as needed (Approximately 20% of time).

Start date is June 12, 2024, and includes 10 weeks of paid work. This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, generally Monday-Friday although occasional Saturday work may be required. Time off during the summer may be negotiated with the supervisor but may not be taken during the first week of the position. Applicants must be full-time students during Fall term 2024; not available to graduating seniors.

This is a rolling deadline; we will interview and offer the position to a qualified candidate as applications come in.

Apply online on the Arboretum website.

Please direct questions to: Nancy Braker, Arboretum Director nbraker@carleton.edu

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