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Jobs and Internships

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The Cofrin Center for Biodiversity employs undergraduate and graduate students throughout the year. Opportunities exist for enthusiastic and dedicated students at all levels of experience and all abilities. Students typically work 10-20 hours per week during the academic year and up to 40 hours per week in the summer. Salaries are competitive and depend on experience and coursework. For most positions, students must be enrolled at UW-Green Bay.

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Descriptions of Various Employment Opportunities for Students
Data Management Assistant
  • Assists with data organization, management, and digitizing of project files, information, data forms, periodicals, etc.
  • Populates and manages online database of CCB images, photographs, etc.
  • Conducts data entry as needed.
Herbarium Assistant
  • Process and prepare specimens: pressing, mounting, labeling, accessioning, and filing.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate records of the use of the collection.
  • Maintain the museum work area by regularly sorting and filing materials, editing the computer database, and occasionally sweeping floors and wiping down countertops.
  • Digitization of the collection: barcoding, photographing, and managing collection data and metadata.
Stewardship, Restoration, and Research Assistant
  • Contribute to tracking work conducted on the natural area either with a handheld GPS unit or by uploading data to ArcGIS Online.
  • Conduct invasive plant control by: hand pulling, hand wicking, brush cutting, lopping, herbicide spraying and other methods.
  • Install native plants including plugs, and tree and shrub seedlings and caging or tree tubes.
  • Prepare for and follow up on stewardship workdays, including loading and cleaning equipment, and vehicles; conduct shed maintenance/cleaning, record keeping, alert UW-Green Bay staff of needed supplies.