Apply now for: Summer 2013
Time commitment: At Least 2 Days Per Week (8:45am - 12:30pm)
Animals living in the New England Aquarium rely on water to keep them healthy. Our Water Quality Lab staff analyzes envrionmental elements for all Aquarium exhibits to ensure the appropriate parameters are met to keep exhibits thriving.
Responsibilities: Collaborate with an integrated group of biologists, veterinarians and other animal health staff to monitor optimal habitats for all species of aquarium animals through analysis of water samples and by using equipments such as Hach spectrophotometers, Orion pH meters, Y.S.I. Dissolved Oxygen Meters and titrators.
Qualifications: College student, graduate or equivalent with basic biology or environmental engineering background. Previous experience in a lab helpful, but will train. Must have demonstrated ability to learn quickly and be motivated to work both independently and as part of a team. Applicant must be able to lift 50 pounds.
*Note: This position is not available for the January term.