Subject: Summer jobs at USDA in Beltsville, MD
Description: The USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Genetic Improvement of
Fruits and Vegetables Laboratory in Beltsville, MD, is accepting applications
for full-time temporary summer Agricultural Science Aid positions for two
research projects. US citizenship is required. Selective Service Registration
is required for males 18 years old. Applicants must be capable of keeping
detailed and accurate records, using a computer, willing and able to
undertake some strenuous tasks in outdoor and greenhouse work environments,
able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs, and have a valid US-issued driver’s
license. Freshmen can be hired at a GS2 level ($13.74/hr) with 3 or more
months of general work experience. Those with at least 6 semester hours in
any combination of scientific or technical courses such as biology,
chemistry, statistics, entomology, animal husbandry, botany, physics,
agriculture, or mathematics, can be hired at a GS3 level ($14.99/hr). The
projects are about plant breeding (strawberries, tomato, pepper) with
opportunities to learn basic skills and safety protocols in the field,
greenhouse, and lab, working with experienced technicians and scientists.
E-mail Dr. Kim Lewers ([log in to unmask]) with your available dates, hours
and resume; include contact information for listed references.
Contact Person: Kim Lewers
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