Zoology Entomology Collections Assistant

Do you love bugs? The Zoology Department is looking for volunteers to provide support to the insect collections, including a vast beetle collection with a focus on learning insect preparation techniques, especially pinning. Tasks also include the identification of specimens to the species level, cataloging and/or databasing of specimens and assisting with outreach activities. 

Required Skills
Biology and entomology experiences helpful. Solid attention to detail. Experience handling specimens and steady hands a must! Ability to read and understand taxonomic literature and publications. Basic familiarity of field collection methods.

On-the-job training will be provided by the zoology collections staff and entomology curator

Shifts available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday between 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Applicants must be able to volunteer for a four hour shift each week with a minimum of 20 shifts within one year.

Minimum Age Requirements
Available to individual applicants 18 years of age or older 

How To Apply
Please complete the Adult Application. If you have any questions, please call 303.370.6490.

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