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Tick Lab Students

Students working in the Tick Lab are an integral part of our research program.  Check out Our Team page to learn about the students who help make our projects successful.

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WE WILL SOON BE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER RESEARCH ASSISTANTS!

Each year we hire seasonal Summer Research Assistants to conduct research activities in the WCSU Tickborne Disease Prevention Laboratory. The primary focus of the research is to investigate new tactics for preventing tickborne disease in residential environments.  Students are provided the opportunity of working with scientists and contributing to new knowledge about tickborne disease prevention.
Minimum Qualifications:  must be an undergraduate student studying biology (or related field), have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be willing to work primarily outdoors but also in the laboratory, have a car that can be used for transportation to study locations (mileage will be reimbursed).  Candidates should also be able to work independently, have strong verbal and written communication skills, possess excellent organizational skills, have working knowledge of PC and Mac computers and MS Office programs, and have a professional demeanor.  Seasonal work lasts from mid-May to early August.

Typical Work Hours and Salary: $12.00 per hour, for 30-35 hours per week.

UPDATE:  CHECK BACK IN JAN/FEB FOR THE OFFICIAL POSTING OF OUR SUMMER 2018 OPPORTUNITIES!