There are currently no vacant positions at the Center for Limnology.

Summer Undergrad Field Season Hiring – All positions are filled

Hiring timeline for summer 2025 will being in January 2025.

Eligibility: Students must be currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in summer 2025 or fall 2025 at an accredited college or university in the USA are eligible. UW-Madison students would be given priority.  Students who graduated in spring 2024 will NOT be eligible for student hourly positions for the summer of 2025.

Below are position descriptiontitle that were offered summer 2024. All positions have been filled.

  • Fish Ecology Field & Laboratory Assistant
  • Fish Ecology Field & Laboratory Assistant – Bright Spots
  • Greenhouse Gas Dynamics in Wisconsin Waters: Field and Lab Assistant
  • Lake Phenology Intern at Trout Lake Station
  • LTER Base Crew – Southern Lakes
  • LTER Base Crew – Trout Lake Station
  • Mendota Invasives Research Technician
  • Pond Nutrient Cycling Research Technician
  • Research Assistant – Bog Microbial Ecology
  • Research Assistant: Whole-Lake Fertilization Experiment
  • Science Communication Intern – Hasler Lab, Madison
  • Science Communication Intern – Trout Lake Station
  • Seepage Lake Water Quality Field & Laboratory Assistant
  • Urban Angler Interviewers
  • Water Chemistry Lab Technician
  • Wild Rice Intern at Trout Lake Station
  • Zaaga’iganan Kinship Project Intern at Trout Lake Station

Working at Trout Lake Station in Boulder Junction – Video

UW-Madison Center for Limnology is committed to providing opportunities to people from all backgrounds to help create a welcoming, empowered, and inclusive community; encouraging women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.


“Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background—people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.”

SummerUndergrad Field Season Hiring