Job and Volunteer Opportunities
Students: Semester evaluation downloadable form available here -- please fill out and hand in to the MVZ front office at the end of each semester.
- Job opportunities in the MVZ come in many forms:
- Professional Positions
- Curatorial Assistantships
- Graduate Student Research Positions
- Undergraduate Program
The Museum welcomes volunteers of all types and has many possibilities for them. Within the museum, volunteer opportunities exist in many areas -- including specimen organization and preparation, archiving historical materials, GIS work, public outreach projects, administrative assistance, and more. In addition, individual researchers affiliated with the museum sometimes take on volunteers as lab/research assistants and as field assistants.
If you are interested in volunteering to work in the museum, please fill out the following volunteer application form (if you are a Cal Student, please fill out the MVZ Undergraduate Application) and then hand in the form via the front office.
If you are interested in volunteering as a research or lab assistant, it is also good to
contact the researcher directly.
For UC Berkeley retirement community members: check out the new volunteer website: thecenter.berkeley.edu/volunt.html
For UC Berkeley students: also check out our undergraduate opportunities website.
Volunteer Timesheet (for all unpaid MVZ undergrads)
Please complete a timesheet each month.
Cal Students only. The MVZ typically hires students with work study support to assist either in the collections or the administrative office. Tasks vary from processing of tissue loans and numbering of bones to reprint processing and filing, filing of correspondence, and other office activities. For current listings, see the work study web site. Cal Students should also fill out a MVZ Undergraduate Application and submit it to the front office.