Fall2017, six Graduate Student Curatorial Assistantships (GSCAs) in the Museum of Zoology will be available to PhD graduate students with candidate status. These are excellent opportunities to learn about curatorial activities associated with research collections.
Attached please find descriptions of the positions and contact information.
UMH – University of Michigan Herbarium (http://herbarium.lsa.umich.ed
u/) One GSCA position will be available for the fall 2017 semester at the Research Museum Center (3600 Varsity Drive) to work on a curatorial project in collaboration with curators and herbarium staff. The GSCA will also assist in a variety of museum related activities, including databasing, specimen digitization, georeferencing, and tracking down of type specimens. This is a good opportunity to gain experience in museum research, and we have several interesting available projects. No prior herbarium experience required.
Contact: Director Chris Dick (firstname.lastname@example.org)