Jobs in Biology

The table below lists student-held positions in the Department of Biology along with contact information for those who supervise these positions.  If you are interested in one of these positions you are encouraged to contact the appropriate supervisor to inquire about the duties of the position and its availability.  Each of these positions demands a high degree of professionalism and personal accountability as each plays a critical role in supporting the mission of the Department of Biology.

Position Contact person Contact information
Student Secretarial Assistant-no openings

Ms. Kelly Doré

Senior Secretary


Biology Stockroom Assistant

Ms. Jingfang Niu

Laboratory Supervisor

Aquatics Laboratory Assistant-no openings Dr. Jill Leonard

Museum Curatorial Assistant Dr. Kurt Galbreath

Greenhouse Assistant Dr. Donna Becker

Building Monitor

Ms. Beth Webb


Links with information about internal and external jobs, internships, and graduate school opportunities:

  • NMU BioJobs listserve:  Sign up to receive email announcements for research jobs, internships, graduate school positions, and other biology-related opportunities. Go to the NMU ListServ Server and then select Biojobs to subscribe and/or view the archive of recently posted announcements.

  • NMU Career Services: This site offers access to various job boards and resume services, as well as postings for on and off-campus employment opportunities.

  • Texas A&M Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Job Board: This is an excellent resource for those interested in gaining experience in field biology, but postings cover a broad range of topics.


Have you identified an internship that you plan to pursue?  

See here for information on procedures for arranging internships with external agencies (e.g., summer research experiences at other universities).