Tyson is the environmental field station for Washington University in St. Louis and a resource for faculty, staff, and students at WashU and beyond. Together with our laboratory and experimental facilities, our 2,000-acre landscape provide opportunities for multi-scale research and teaching. We encourage interdisciplinary collaboration and integrate educational programs into faculty research programs for authentic research apprenticeships.
At Tyson, we fully integrate our educational programming within our research activities. We provide enthusiastic pre-college and undergraduate students with hands-on research experience in the natural and environmental sciences. The resources of Tyson Research Center are also available to educators at other regional colleges and universities.
Tyson Conservation Corps Student Coordinator and Assistant Coordinator
Tyson Conservation Corps (TCC) is looking to fill 2 Student Coordinator positions for the 2019-20 school year. TCC is a student volunteer corps dedicated to conservation and ecological restoration at Tyson Research Center and in the greater St. Louis region. The Student Coordinator and Assistant Student Coordinator are paid positions, serving as the liaison between WashU students and community members and the staff scientists at Tyson. TCC Student Coordinators organize and execute projects and events, gain leadership experience, and learn about hands-on conservation and restoration work. (positions are filled)
Learn more about the Student Coordinator positions here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1anQxCNZp6dscDeJq7fEKaU3Uk-F_ZKRGFh98GcEHubU/edit?usp=sharing
Summer Research Internships
Spend your summer immersed within the Tyson research community. In this 11-week summer program, undergraduate students work elbow-to-elbow with faculty, post-doctoral scientist, staff scientist, and graduate student mentors on field-based research projects at Tyson Research Center offers paid 10 week summer research internships at the Missouri Botanical Gardens and the St. Louis Zoo for Washington University undergraduates.