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    Students are hired to perform various duties within the Biology Department. These duties include: teaching assistant, lab and research assistant, office help, computer lab monitor, caretakers for aquatics, greenhouse, and specimens/collections.

    Work Study Students Are Encouraged to Apply: Due to a limited budget, many of our student employees come from the Work Study Program. Students are awarded work study grants based on financial need. You can request forms from the Financial Aid office at (509) 359-2314.

    Benefits of Working in the Biology Department:


    Jobs vary from dishwashing to research projects. What is most important is that our student employees are motivated, self-directed and responsible. The following are job descriptions for positions available to student employees.



    To get information about employment in the Biology Department see John Shields in 286 Science Building. He can provide you with an application and let you know what may be available. Or contact via email ( or voice mail (509) 359-6868.

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    Department of Biology
    258 Science Building
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.2339

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