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 May through October.
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 21 to July 25, 2015
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/sstore Assistants will handle library materials, help patrons, and assist in the operation of the Stone Lab store. Students serving in these positions may be subject to a security check.
You must be enrolled in one of Stone Lab’s 5-week courses to be eligible for this employment opportunity.
Interviews for employment will be held March 17 − 19, 2015 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 rotated through 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.
Use your cover letter to address why you think the Stone Lab experience is important to your future. Also include any previous experience or qualifications relevant to the position.
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. Use your cover letter to address why the Stone Lab experience is important to your academic and professional future. Also include any previous experience or qualifications relevant to the position.
Prior knowledge of Stone Laboratory and Great Lakes issues always preferred.