Student Staff Positions

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If you have pre-registered for an SML credit course, and would like to apply for a summer student staff job on Appledore Island, please complete the short application below! Join our student staff community!

Please include the exact dates that you are available to work. Students can only work before or after (not during) their course(s). The recommended minimum employment duration is two weeks. After submitting the student staff application below, an SML staff member will contact you within two weeks to discuss available work dates.

Selection/Eligibility

A limited number of summer employment positions will be awarded each summer. Applicants must be an undergraduate or graduating college senior, at least 18 years old, and enrolled in an undergraduate summer course at Shoals Marine Laboratory. (Students enrolled in high school courses are not eligible to be student staff.) Students are not required to have Federal work-study assistance to apply for summer employment with SML.

Job Description

Students will work closely with the SML staff to maintain the Appledore Island campus in several ways.  Most of the duties will involve kitchen prep and housekeeping.  Qualified students will help the SML engineering department maintain the grounds on Appledore Island.  Working closely with the SML staff, you’ll learn first hand what’s required to keep a busy field station operating.  Student staff will live on island during their employment and work six days a week.

Compensation

$9/hour for a 48 hour work-week. Housing (double or quad-occupancy), all meals, and one round trip between Portsmouth, NH and Appledore/week are provided.  

Employment Details

Hiring documentation is required by Federal Law, and must be completed before arrival on Appledore Island. Students will be hired through the University of New Hampshire's HR office. Students that apply before April 1st will be given priority.

To Apply:

STUDENT STAFF APPLICATION