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Museum Collections Assistant Job Announcement

  • Job Description:
    The Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections is looking for a mature, responsible, and detail orientated undergraduate student, with a strong interest in ichthyology, to assist staff and faculty curators with a variety of curatorial tasks in the Collection of Fishes.
  • Primary responsibilities:
    Include but not limited to: Preparing voucher specimens and associated tissues; electronically documenting and physically inventorying specimens; organizing tissue samples stored in ultra-cold freezers; assisting the curator of collections with special projects.
  • Qualifications: WFSC 311 and WFSC 302 or equivalent, proficiency with MS Excel, and personal transportation are required.
  • Point of Contact:
    Kevin W. Conway,; Heather Prestridge,
  • Position is temporary for 1 year and will start February 15th. Pay is $10 per hour, it is expected that the selected candidate be able to work 10 hours per week between the hours of 8-5 Monday through Friday at the BRTC facility, located at 3380 University Drive East.

Interested and qualified students should e-mail a letter of interest and resume to and

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