Loyola University Chicago

Department of Biology

Job Opportunities

V3 Companies

V3 is a civil engineering, science and construction firm located in Woodridge, IL. We are seeking Seasonal Field Technicians for the spring/summer (view job ad attached). Students who are studying environmental sciences, biology, botany, zoology, etc. may be interested in this position. The primary responsibility of the position is to conduct invasive species control on various job sites across the Chicagoland area.

V3 Companies is a growth-oriented organization providing professional engineering, construction, and science related services to clients.V3’s Construction & Ecological Restoration Division is seeking qualified candidates to fill multiple Field Technician positions. For those students interested in the biological sciences (i.e., biology, botany, ecology, zoology, aquatic ecology, etc.), these positions offer valuable ecological field experience working within the Chicago region and can be applied for internship credit.

Field Technicians: Various sites in the Greater Chicago Metropolitan Area
December 2019 – August 2020 July to November 2020 (project dependent / flexible)
25 – 45 hours (project & weather dependent)
$12 - $15/hr (based on experience) 1.5 x base wage for every hour worked over 40 in the same week Accepted until positions are filled.

1.Must be at least 18 years of age;
2.Must provide own private transportation to each project location;
3.Must have the physical ability to work in up to 2 feet of muddy water and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds, while exposed to outdoor elements such as heat and rain.Interested applicants should email their resume to Rachel Reynoso at rlreynoso@v3co.com or Kaitlyn Stout at kstout@v3co.com.

Field Technicians will assist V3 staff ecologists with a variety of field management activities for projects around the greater Chicagoland area. The primary responsibility of Field Technicians will be to conduct invasive species control (mechanical and chemical methods). Technicians will obtain an herbicide operator’s license issued by the State of Illinois. Technicians will spend 100% of their time in the field at various project locations as assigned. Technicians will work in vegetative communities such as prairies, wetlands, sedge meadows, woodlands, and naturalized basins. Technicians may also conduct wetland plant installation. Technicians will learn plant identification, plant ecology and invasive species control methods. Technicians will be exposed to various ecological management practices commonly used in the Great Lakes Region as well
as various restoration and enhancement, wetland mitigation/creation, and naturalization projects. Other responsibilities may include irrigation, tree and shrub installation, select tree removal, and erosion control blanket installation.

Technicians will be scheduled on various project sites, possibly on a daily basis, throughout the season. Project sites are located throughout the greater Chicagoland area.


The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc.

Intern for the Center for Rehabilitation Sciences Research (CRSR) located at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, MD

Job ID: 215552

Status: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Location: Bethesda, MD, United States



Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a temporary Intern for the Center for Rehabilitation Sciences Research (CRSR) located at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to the CRSR.


  1. Assists with general CRSR administrative activities.
  2. Assists with various aspects of human-subjects and wet lab research projects and research-related tasks involving the collection and organization of data. Makes detailed observations about experiments.
  3. Assists in the preparation of technical reports, summaries, and protocols.
  4. Maintains clear and accurate research records, inventories and logbooks.
  5. Performs data entry for research projects and maintains databases.
  6. Recruits participants for research studies.
  7. Ensures studies are conducted with IRB compliance.
  8. Completes other tasks related to the mission of the CRSR as assigned by the study team, Program Manager, or Center Director.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of basic scientific methods; ability to adhere to all policies pertinent to research involving human subjects; ability to follow detailed instructions; ability to handle multiple tasks.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Must be currently enrolled and/or have completed college/university.

Minimum Experience: 0-2 years of experience.

Work Environment: Office and military hospital environment. Requires work on military base.

Background: U.S. Citizenship required; eligibility to obtain and hold a Secret Security Clearance.



Numerade, an organization that provides STEM students with resources, is currently offering a flexible and remote teaching internship opportunity for college students. If you’re interested you can apply at this link here: Educator Sign Up



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Mosquito-based surveillance technician


Under the supervision of the NSMAD Vector Biologist, supports District mosquito-based surveillance activities to monitor mosquito abundance and activity patterns and to develop indicators of West Nile Virus activity in vector mosquitoes.  Collects mosquitoes from regular trap sites, identifies mosquitoes to species, prepares specimens for testing, conducts RAMP and PCR-based tests for WNV detection, and performs data entry tasks. Other responsibilities include collection of mosquito eggs from field sites, rearing of mosquitoes, daily maintenance of mosquito insectary and resistance assays using the CDC bottle bioassay. Participates in special surveillance projects as needed including tick surveillance and other seasonal research projects.



  • Full Time, Seasonal, up to 1,000 hours in a calendar year


  • Conduct field work that may entail extensive walking in hot or rainy conditions.
  • Identify adult mosquito specimens to species.
  • Maintain proper BSL-2 laboratory practices when appropriate for the work being conducted.
  • Collect mosquito-focused field data utilizing handheld tablet computer and GIS-based software applications; maintain hand-written and electronic data records.
  • Conduct inspections of known mosquito breeding sites.
  • Handle pesticides in a laboratory setting for mosquito resistance monitoring.



Employee must be able to fulfill the following essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation:



  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Vector Biologist.
  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Possess a valid Illinois driver’s license with no moving violations within the past ye
  • Able to pass an NSMAD-specified defensive driving cours
  • Able to pass NSMAD-specified laboratory safety course.
  • Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds.



  • $15 per hour.