Venture - Undergraduate Research Database
  • This entry is EXPIRED

Field and Lab Assistant

The MSU cherry breeding and genetics program is seeking applicants for a field and lab assistant position in the Department of Horticulture, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Research assistants will be expected to work outdoors, alone, and with team members. Tasks include assisting with spring pollinations; field plot and greenhouse establishment/management; fruit harvest; data collection and entry; and occasional weekend watering of greenhouses. Work will be conducted on MSU’s main campus in East Lansing, MI and at MSU’s Clarksville Research Center in Clarksville, MI. Field work will be within driving distance of campus and a work vehicle will be provided.

Job Details: New hires will begin shortly after final exams are finished and work until mid-August. This position is a full time position (40 hours/week) and the workday is 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Do not apply if you are taking summer classes during this time period. Occasionally we will require you to work longer days and on the weekends. Starting pay rate is $9/hour or commensurate with experience.

To apply: Send a cover email stating of why you are interested in the position as well as your resume by March 24th to Audrey Sebolt (


Ability to use the software MS Excel; excellent communication skills; ability to work independently and hard working. Applicants must have a valid driver license.

For More information:…

Project Coordinator

Audrey Sebolt ( grantzau )
Posted: 17-02-07
Start Date: 17-02-07
End Date: 17-03-24

Students: Find a Project
  • By Unit

    Explore projects sorted by college or unit.

  • By Category

    Explore projects sorted by broad categories.

  • By Keyword

    Not sure of where to start or what your research interests might be?  The keywords section can assist you in your search.  Type a general word that describes your research area of interest.

  • Paid Opportunities

    Search for paid opportunities

  • Creditable Positions

    Search for opportunities for which credit is available.

Research Mentors: Post a Project
  • Create a new project

    To post a project, you will need the following information:

    Project title
    Keywords for searching
    Student qualifications/requirements
    Brief project overview
    In-depth project details

  • Refine or manage your posted projects

    Click here to access your project management dashboard. The dashboard allows project coordinators to post, edit, and update projects.

Newest Research Opportunities

Designing Game-Like Psychological Task

This job requires the design of a simple psychological task related to measuring aggression in a game-like setting that allows for data collection and storage.
Posted: 18-03-14
Start Date: 18-03-14
End Date: 18-07-30

Interdisciplinary Macrosystems Research in Freshwater Ecology & Computer Science

Two National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) positions are available at Michigan State University.
Posted: 18-03-12
Start Date: 18-03-12
End Date: 18-04-16

Field/laboratory assistant in Field Crops Pathology

Students will assist researchers working on soybean, corn, dry bean, and wheat diseases in the Field Crop Pathology lab.
Posted: 18-03-02
Start Date: 18-03-05
End Date: 18-04-30

Questions? Contact the Undergraduate Research Office at 517-355-7635 or
© 2009 Michigan State University Board of Trustees 312 Administration Building East Lansing, MI 48824 517-353-5380
Designed and developed by Redhead Design Studio
Michigan State University