Plant Recorder Assistant
Employment type: Seasonal
Job Location: East Lansing, MI
Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
Summer Position: Plant Recorder Assistant
The Plant Recorder for the MSU Campus Arboretum is seeking a student employee to assist with a variety of tasks during the summer of 2017. The student will work with the Plant Recorder to inventory (using GPS) the plant collection on campus. In addition, updating plant records as needed in our plant database, BG-Base. Other duties may include collecting/recording phenology data, seed collection (for garden seed exchange program), and assisting in labeling of commemorative trees and specimen trees.
Education & Experience
Enrolled in a program of horticulture, plant biology, forestry or related field.
Basic plant identification skills (woody plants)
Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision
Knowledge of general computer skills
Apply at Handshake MSU or Cascade: #732194 IPF - Beal Garden Summer Position: Plant Recorder Assistant