Working at Stone Lab gives you a behind-the-scenes look at how things operate at the nation’s oldest freshwater biological field station. Part-time positions are available for college-level students taking five-week courses, and full-time Biological Field Station Assistants are needed from spring through fall. A hospitality internship on Gibraltar Island is also available June through August.
Available positions are listed below. Click on the titles for more information. Job descriptions appear below.
|Summer Student Positions||March 6, 2015||Early April|
|Biological Field Station Assistant Position||March 6, 2015||End of March|
|Hospitality Internship||March 6, 2015||End of March|
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Work for Stone Lab three days a week and get free room and board!
Salary: Free room and board while taking a course on the island
Location: Ohio State’s F.T. Stone Laboratory, Put-In-Bay, Ohio
Dates: June 22 to July 26, 2014
These part-time positions are available to college-level students enrolled in a five-week course at Stone Lab. Laboratory Assistants will help with the daily operations of the lab, including housekeeping and kitchen duties, as well as assisting with tours at the Aquatic Visitors Center and the South Bass Island Lighthouse. Library/Bookstore Assistants will handle library materials, help patrons, and assist in the operation of the Stone Lab bookstore. Students serving in these positions may be subject to a security check.
Simply download, complete, and submit the application found at the Apply Now page. Applicants must also submit a:
All application materials must be received via e-mail attachment (email@example.com), fax (614.292.4364), or US mail (Stone Lab Columbus Office, ATTN: Arleen Pineda, 1314 Kinnear Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43212) by 5 p.m. EST on March 8, 2013. Interviews for employment will be held March 19 − 21, 2013 in Columbus, and decisions will be made by the end of March.
For additional information please contact Matt Thomas, Stone Lab Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 419.285.1800.
The Columbus office will call applicants between TBD, to set up an interview, which will be held March 17-19, 2015 in Columbus.
Biological Field Station Assistants work full-time to support Stone Lab’s programming, serving as workshop instructors for Stone Lab’s Science Workshop Program in the spring and fall and in various leadership positions during the summer. Because this overlaps with the traditional academic schedule, individuals serving in these positions cannot take classes during spring, summer, and fall quarters.
For the Science Workshop Program, assistants help students sample aboard a research vessel, identify specimens in a laboratory session, participate in specialized island activities, and perform light dormitory housekeeping and routine kitchen duties.
In the summer, each assistant is assigned one or a combination of the following duties:
Assistants must have or be willing to earn a state watercraft boat operator’s license, a background in biology, and a valid driver’s license. SCUBA certification is helpful, but not required.
All applications must be submitted through the Employment Portal at jobatosu.com
All applicants will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume as part of the online application.
Seeking two motivated students for an HM 570 paid internship opportunity at the Stone Laboratory field station located on Gibraltar Island, Put in Bay, Ohio. Selected individuals must be dedicated to customer service and the mission of providing a healthful and safe learning environment and supportive living and dining conditions for Stone Lab students. Duties include, but are not limited to, meal planning and preparation; special event planning; and all aspects dormitory operations, including scheduling and housekeeping.
All applications must be submitted through the Employment Portal at jobsatosu.com. Applicants will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume as part of the online application.
Prior knowledge of Stone Laboratory and Great Lakes issues always preferred.