Summer Internships for Undergraduates at the New York Botanical Garden

Thiers, Barbara 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
page development).

*        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> lmazur at

 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


For more information about working at the New York Botanical Garden
please see Herbarium Employment Opportunities

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The New York Botanical Garden is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity


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Dr. Barbara M. Thiers

Director, William and Lynda Steere Herbarium

New York Botanical Garden

Bronx, NY 10458-5126

tel: 718-817-8622

fax: 718-817-8809

email:  bthiers at


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