Employment

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Employment

The Biology Department offers several employment positions that students may take advantage of as a way of working while they are a student at St. Catherine University. These opportunities benefit the department but really allow students to learn new skills, develop leadership qualities and become active,working members of our department.

Most of these student work positions are open only to declared Biology majors, however several other opportunities also exist for students who are not Biology majors.

If you are interested in any of the listed positions or have an inquiry about employment in the Biology Department, please email cgpalahniuk@stkate.edu. All students employed in the Biology Department go through safety training before starting their jobs.

Animal Room Technician

Students employed in the Animal Room Technician (ART) position will be responsible for the proper care and maintenance of animals and equipment housed in Mendel 33, The Biology Animal Room. The Biology Department is an equal opportunity employer for Biology Students and is made up of Faculty and Staff dedicated to providing educational and work opportunities that help build critically thoughtful, well trained, biologists.

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Green Roof Technician

Students employed in the GreenRoof Technician (GRT) position will be responsible for maintaining the GreenRoof on Fontbonne Hall from May until October-yearly. The Biology Department is an equal opportunity employer for Biology Students and is made up of Faculty and Staff dedicated to providing educational and work opportunities that help build critically thoughtful, well trained, biologists.

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Laboratory Prep Assistant

Students employed in the Laboratory Prep Assistant (LPA) position will assist the Biology Laboratory Manager with general organizational tasks. The Biology Department is an equal opportunity employer for Biology Students and is made up of Faculty and Staff dedicated to providing educational and work opportunities that help build critically thoughtful, well trained, biologists.

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Laboratory Support Assistant

Students employed in the Laboratory Support Assistant (LSA) position will assist in the organizing, teaching, and grading of biology laboratory course sections. The Biology Department is an equal opportunity employer for Biology Students and is made up of Faculty and Staff dedicated to providing educational and work opportunities that help build critically thoughtful, well trained, biologists. Students in our department receive hands-on experience with modern biological techniques and instrumentation.

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Mendel Hall Student Assistant

Student employed in the Mendel Hall Student Attendant (MHSA) position will be responsible for permitting access to Mendel Hall spaces for approved students on evenings and weekends. The Biology Department is an equal opportunity employer for Biology Students and is made up of Faculty and Staff dedicated to providing educational and work opportunities that help build critically thoughtful, well trained, biologists. Students in our department receive hands-on experience with modern biological techniques and instrumentation.

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Microbiology Laboratory Prep Assistant

Students employed in the Microbiology Laboratory Prep Assistant (MLPA) position will assist the Microbiology Instructor with the preparation of materials for the Microbiology Labs. The Biology Department is an equal opportunity employer for Biology Students and is made up of Faculty and Staff dedicated to providing educational and work opportunities that help build critically thoughtful, well trained, biologists.

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