Entomology/Marine Invertebrates Apprentice (Part-Time, Temporary)
San Diego Natural History Museum
San Diego, California
The grant-funded San Diego Natural History Museum STEM research apprenticeship program provides training and mentoring in curation, imaging, databasing protocols, and collections-based research to students, to prepare them for continued advancement in the natural sciences, which can translate to career pathways in academia and research, as well as environmental consulting.
COLLECTION PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The Entomology/Marine Invertebrates Apprentice will learn the steps from acquiring specimens through incorporating them into the collection. Apprentices will learn how to collect, identify, prepare, accession, database, image, and file scientific specimens into the collection. Skills in pest management, taxonomic curation, and collection best practices will also be gained. Apprentices will receive daily instruction, guidance, and follow-up for all tasks assigned.
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