Students are able to work in a variety of capacities as undergraduates at Morris, allowing them to hone their lab skills as well as put their math and chemistry knowledge to use. Chemistry students are encouraged to apply for a variety of positions open in the chemistry discipline every semester:
- Lab Prep Assistant
- The prep assistant helps to prepare solutions, unknowns, etc. for the set up for the general, organic, analytical and physical chemistry laboratories.
- Lab Teaching Assistant
- Undergraduate teaching assistants are utilized in the general, organic and analytical chemistry labs. The teaching assistant works with the lab instructor (the professors responsible for the accompanying lecture) to ensure that the students in lab are adhering to proper safety requirements, to answer questions, and to guide the students through the mysteries of lab!
- Lecture Grader
- Some chemistry courses utilize undergraduate graders. For students who would like to keep their lecture knowledge sharp, a position as a grader is a good choice.
Employment Opportunities in Morris
In addition to the myriad of opportunities available to chemistry students at Morris, other chemistry related job opportunities occasionally arise in the Morris area:
- USDA Soils Research Lab
- At the USDA Soils Research lab here in Morris. Not contingent on work-study eligibility; 10-15 hours/week with much flexibility. Please contact: Beth Burmeister at 320-589-3411 ext. 100 for more information or for an application.
- West Wind Village
- West Wind Village, the local nursing home, is a great choice for students who are interested in a career in health care.
- Stevens County Ambulance Garage
- Stevens County Ambulance Garage is another popular employment option for those interested in a career in medicine is employment. Many Morris students work as emergency medical technicians during their undergraduate days in Morris.
Summer Employment Opportunities
- Biological Science Aid - Summer 2012
- Work Assignment: Duties include, but are not limited to, maintaining field experimental plots for oilseed crop research such as measuring and establishing plots, weeding, mowing, and setting up irrigation systems. Duties additionally include taking field notes and collecting and processing plant and soil samples for physical and chemical analysis. Supervised by staff scientist and/or staff technician. Successful candidate must have a valid driver's license, be willing to work outdoors, and occasionally do some heavy lifting. A student majoring in life science (e.g., biology or chemistry) or mathematics is preferred.
Please list work experience dates (MO/DAY/YR to MO/DAY/YR) and number of hours worked per week. Work experience will not be credited without this information.
To apply for this summer student position at the USDA-ARS-North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory in Morris, Minnesota, please submit the following:
(Form is available at http://www.ars.usda.gov/careers/) In the right hand column there is a link to "Application Forms" where these forms can be downloaded in several formats.
Please provide a resume
Please submit an unofficiat transcript. If you have not registered for fall classes, please submit the current transcript and send an updated transcript when your fall classes are added.
If you have questions or need further information, please contact Beth Burmeister at email@example.com or (320) 589-3411, ext. 100.
803 Iowa Ave.
Morris, MN 56267
Please submit application as soon as possible. Position open until filled.
- Summer internship available at Waters Corporation
- Contact Randy Koopman, Senior Director of Global Service Training and Effectiveness
- Date posted: Sept 21, 2012
- You will need to have your resume submitted before the holiday break