Summer Internships for Undergraduates at the New York Botanical Garden
bthiers at NYBG.ORG
Thu Feb 17 14:46:18 CST 2005
The New York Botanical Garden has openings for two Summer Herbarium
Interns to participate in a project funded by the National Science
Foundation to prepare data for the Virtual Herbarium. These are
temporary, full time positions (35 hrs. per week, for up to eight
weeks). The start date is flexible. The hourly wage is $12.00 /hr.
* Must be enrolled in a college program (part-time or full-time)
leading to a Bachelor's degree.
* Some coursework in Biology.
* Computer experience (word processing, databasing, and/or web
* Familiarity with herbarium procedures helpful.
Interns will participate in various aspects of preparing an on-line
catalog to the Garden's reference collections of mushrooms and related
fungi. Work will involve entering data from specimens into a
computerized database, capturing digital images of specimens, documents,
artwork and photographs, analyzing and summarizing information from the
database, and preparing information for posting on the World Wide Web.
Qualified candidates should email cover letter and resume to the Human
Resources Department at: <mailto:lmazur at nybg.org> lmazur at nybg.org.
Application deadline for this position is 1 April 2005.
If you have any questions about the requirements or responsibilities of
this position, please email Dr. Barbara Thiers (bthiers at nybg.org)
For more information about working at the New York Botanical Garden
please see Herbarium Employment Opportunities
The New York Botanical Garden is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
P O S I T I O N A N N O U N C E M E N T #SC-1550
Dr. Barbara M. Thiers
Director, William and Lynda Steere Herbarium
New York Botanical Garden
Bronx, NY 10458-5126
email: bthiers at nybg.org
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