Summer Research Positions at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
The Department of Entomology anticipates having summer research assistant positions available in 2013. This is an excellent opportunity to assist with field research in the biological sciences, gain experience, and learn new skills. Training will be provided. These positions are based in New Haven, but most involve work outdoors at several locations around the state. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license.
Three positions involve pollinator research: collecting trapped pollen from honey bees, observing and collecting native bees, and measuring pollination on pumpkins and winter squash on 20 farms across Connecticut. Applicants must not be allergic to bees and be prepared to work early in the morning (7 AM) in locations around the state. Experience with honey bees is helpful.
These seasonal positions are available from May 1 through October 31, 2012 , Monday through Friday, 35 hours per week, with a salary of $10/hour.
To apply, submit a cover letter indicating interest in the position, a resume with education and work experience, a summary of courses and grades or transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to:
Dr. Kirby C. Stafford III
Head, Department of Entomology
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
P. O. Box 1106
New Haven, CT 06504