Student Work in the Biology Department

The biology department typically hires nearly 100 student workers each semester and additional students in the summer. We hire students to work in the greenhouse, stockroom, stockroom office, department office, to clean the aquaria and turtle rooms, to work as research assistants, teaching assistants (TAs), and more.  A full list is available below.

If you are interested in working in the biology department, please complete an application (link below) and turn it in to Tory Borovsky, Academic Administrative Assistant in Biology, via Campus Mail.  Tory can also answer questions regarding student work and can be reached at 507-786-3100 or

A note about TA positions – applicants need to get permission from the professor who is teaching the section they want to TA prior to applying.  Applicants should have completed and done well in that course.  These are not suitable positions for first year students.

For additional information about student work at St. Olaf, please go to the student employment page on the St. Olaf website.

Summer 2014

The summer 2014 application period has closed.

Fall 2014

Fall 2014 positions

Fall Student Work Application

Online timecard System (TES)

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