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University of Texas, Biodiversity Center, Ichthyology

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Herpetology room
The collections are similar to a library, but instead of books we have jars of preserved specimens. As with books, specimens contain various types of information.

We are looking for volunteers to assist in the daily maintenance of the Ichthyology (fish) and Herpetology (reptiles & amphibian) Collections. We are open M-F, 9am-5pm. Please tell us why you are interested in your introductory email.

Location: The Biodiversity Collections are located on the PICKLE RESEARCH CAMPUS in North Austin, at the corner of Burnet and Braker. You can read about the collections here: https://biodiversity.utexas.edu/resources/collections

Duties:
Labeling and shelving specimen jars, specimen preparation, counting and measuring specimens, specimen inventory, washing lab ware, restocking supplies, preparing chemical solutions, copying journal articles, sorting publications, researching articles. We can work to accommodate your interests.

Scheduling: Minimum of 4 hrs/week from M-F, 9am-5pm. You can set your own schedule within those days/times.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

10100 Burnet RDPickle Research CampusAustin, TX 78758

(30.387302,-97.726585)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hrs/week
  • must be comfortable working with preserved animals

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