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Multiple Summer Openings with USDA-Ag Research National Soil Erosion Lab

Summer 2023 Research Intern Opportunities
USDA – Agricultural Research Service National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory
275 S. Russell St., West Lafayette, IN 47907

There are multiple openings for student summer employment with the USDA-ARS National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory (NSERL). Work hours are flexible within a Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm work week (up to 40 hours). You will get a chance to work or meet with other interns. The interns can choose from positions assisting soil erosion research that will include:
A) both laboratory and field work OR
B) computer or laboratory-based work with occasional field work.

For more information about the NSERL – 

Types of tasks:
o Collection of field soil samples
o Processing field samples (sorting, drying, and grinding soil)
o Conducting laboratory experiments for Soil Erosion research
o Laboratory equipment and glassware cleanup
o Scanning large paper documents for electronic archival (B only)
o Erosion computer model data preparation & simulations (B only)

Job requirements:
o Must be a citizen of the United States of America
o Have some experience with laboratory techniques
o Be able to work in outdoor field conditions on occasion
(ie: pollen or weather-related conditions)
o Have some computer experience (B only)

Please send resumé and inquiries:
Rhonda Graef  (765-404-4644)
Brenda Hofmann  (765-404-2111)
Dennis Flanagan  (765-494-7748) (B only)
Chris Renschler  (765-494-6143) (B only)

The mission of the National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory (NSERL) is to develop the knowledge and technology needed by land users to conserve natural resources for future generations

Last Updated: May 3, 2023 9:29 AM

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