Botany Department Apprentice (Part-Time, Temporary)

San Diego Natural History Museum

San Diego, California


The Botany Department Apprentice will learn the steps from acquiring herbarium specimens through filing them into the collection. Apprentices will learn how to mount/prepare, accession, database, image, and file scientific specimens into the herbarium collection. Skills in pest management, taxonomic curation, and herbarium good practices will also be gained. Apprentices will receive daily instruction, guidance, and follow-up for all tasks assigned.

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