Plant Recorder Assistant

Location: East Lansing, MI
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