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, Thursday, between the hours of 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Minimum 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.