Undergraduate Research Assistant Position- Blueberry & Strawberry Breeding

Hiring Organization: MSU Department of Horticulture Edger Lab
Employment type: Part-Time
Job Location: East Lansing, MI
Application Deadline: April 1, 2021

The Edger lab is looking for two part/full time, 20hr-35hr, students to assist mainly with field and greenhouse work, along with some lab work from April-Oct. Most work will be at the Horticulture Farm and on campus, with some travel to SWMREC. There will be weeks longer than 30hrs depending on time of season.


-plant care for blueberries and strawberries in the field and greenhouse; weeding, planting, pruning, harvest, labeling, watering, monitoring for pest and disease
-physical work associated with field and greenhouse
-data collection and recording
-will travel to other research sites from time to time, SWMREC
-assist with general lab work


-Interest in Horticulture, greenhouse, field and physical work
-Driver’s License, car and basic computer skills
-Preferably some experience in research, greenhouse and field work but not required, training will be provided


-Based on experience and availability, $12-$14/hr

To Apply:

Please Contact Josh Moses mosesjos@msu.edu with more questions or to schedule an interview