Internships available

Ann F. Rhoads rhoadsaf at POBOX.UPENN.EDU
Wed Jan 11 16:45:26 CST 1995


Internships available

 Duration:      June 1995 - June 1996

 Location:      Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
                9414 Meadowbrook Ave
                Philadelphia, PA 19118

 Conditions:    $5.25/hr plus Univ of Penna benefits
                graduate credit
                weekly classes, seminars and field trips
                independent study project

Specific positions:

Flora of Pennsylvania Internship
        This internship is a joint position with the Academy of Natural
Sciences of Philadelphia.  It offers an opportunity to contribute to the
preparation of a modern state flora database and gain experience working
in a major herbarium. Requirements: undergraduate degree in biology with
course work in botany.

IPM (Integrated Pest Management) Internship
        This intern assists the Arboretum's plant pathologist in
implementing an IPM program.  Duties include regular monitoring of the
living collection, diagnosing pest and disease problems, research on
control strategies.  The intern also participates in daily operation of a
Plant Clinic. Requirements: undergraduate degree in biology or
horticulture with course work in entomology and/or plant pathology.

Application procedure:
        Send letter stating interest, official transcripts and 3 letters
of recommendation to:

        Internship Coordinator
        Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
        9414 Meadowbrook Ave.
        Philadelphia, PA 19118

Deadline for applications: March 30, 1995

For more information on either position contact:
        Dr. Ann F. Rhoads
        215 247 5777 x134
        rhoadsaf at pobox.upenn.edu




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