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Biology Work Study
Come join the biology team! Student positions are periodically available for all academic quarters.


These vary according to lab schedule, but approximately 10-20 hrs per week. Fall and winter quarters are busiest. Hours may be adjusted around your schedule.

  • Care of the greenhouse: watering plants, general clean-up, and occasional repotting as necessary
  • Assist in putting up, taking down and cleaning glassware for lab experiments for Biology 1101 labs in fall and winter quarters (may include preparing simple solutions and dilutions)
  • General cleaning of glassware and equipment used in labs
  • Set up and put away microscopes as needed
  • Inventory microscope slides as needed
  • Help maintain specimen collection
  • Help maintain the labs and prep area
  • Periodic testing of safety showers and eyewash stations
  • Occasional data entry
  • Other stuff that hasn’t occurred to us yet!
Contact: Susan Heaphy 344 Science, 419-995-8853, heaphy.6@osu.edu