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.
Biology, 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.
Zoology staff will train
Shifts available Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Minimum of one four-hour shift per week required.
Available to individual applicants 18 or older
To apply please complete the online Adult Volunteer Application. If you have any questions please call 303.370.6419.