Subject line: Summer Forestry Field Technician positions available - N. Michigan

Description: The Walters Lab in the Department of Forestry at Michigan State University is looking for several field technicians for August - October.  We are an applied forest ecology (silviculture) lab with a current focus on exploring alternative silvicultural regimes in northern hardwood forests. Field technician duties will mainly consist of characterizing vegetation structure in forests which have been recently harvested. Field sites are located throughout the Upper and northern Lower Peninsulas of Michigan.

Desired skills: Experience or aptitude for plant identification and GPS navigation; interest in forest ecology/silviculture; experience and/or desire to work outdoors in rugged conditions. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Time Frame: immediately or when available through October.
Pay rate: $12/hr minimum, commensurate with experience. Typically 40 hours/week. Housing in N. Michigan provided.

To apply: Submit a CV or resume, list of three references with contact information (including email and phone number), and a brief cover letter outlining your interest in the position and relevant experience, as well as your dates of availability, to Dr. Mike Walters ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) with "Walters Lab Field Technician" in the subject line.