Undergrads! Apply Now for Summer Jobs (& Fun) in Northern Wisconsin

Okay, so the polar vortex is paying us a visit for the third time this winter and the ice on Lake Mendota is more than 2 feet thick, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start thinking about summer! It’s time to apply for some excellent summer research opportunities at our research site, Trout Lake Station.

A student prepares to set a fyke net. Trout Lake, sunset. This could be a scene from your summer.

A student prepares to set a fyke net. Trout Lake, sunset. This could be a scene from your summer.

CFL grad student, Alex Latzka (center) and his team of undergrad summer students on the hunt for rusty crayfish. (yes, they're getting paid to snorkel in beautiful northern lakes!)

CFL grad student, Alex Latzka (center) and his undergrad summer students on the hunt for rusty crayfish. (yes, they’re getting paid to snorkel in beautiful northern lakes!)

We’ve currently got openings for students who will serve as research technicians on aquatic invasive species work, join the Long-Term Ecological Research crew as they monitor and sample the seven core lakes, or act as our science outreach coordinator, setting up media interviews, writing for our blog, and organizing public events.

In lieu of a sales pitch, here’s a video courtesy of last summer’s outreach coordinator, Aisha Liebenow, of what life “on station” is like:

To learn more, visit our undergraduate job opportunity page and check out the list of current openings. It’s continually being updated, so be sure to check back often or subscribe to the listserv by sending an e-mail to: join-student_jobs@lists.wisc.edu

 

 

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One Response to Undergrads! Apply Now for Summer Jobs (& Fun) in Northern Wisconsin

  1. Cindy DeRuyter says:

    Love the video! Best line…”it’s hard to check your own crevices”!

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