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About SERC

Research Labs

Public Programs

Visiting SERC


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Employment opportunities:
Current Openings

Professional Training:
Internships: College or graduate students can come to SERC and work for 10-15 weeks with a research scientist. For more information, visit the internship site, or contact Dan Gustafson.

Post-doctoral and Graduate Student Fellowships: We have a very active program in research opportunities. Visit the fellowship site or Contact Dan Gustafson for fellowships.

Research Opportunities:
Visiting Scientists program: Mid-career scientists from around the world have worked in our facilities.

Collaborative ventures: We regularly work with many institutions on scientific research. We are affiliated with several inter-institutional groups. Contact Dr. Anson Hines for more information.

Volunteering at SERC:
Volunteer opportunities at SERC: include assisting research staff in the field or laboratory, assisting education staff in the Reed Center, and leading outside educational activities.
The SERC Citizen Science Program provides opportunities for volunteers to be involved in ongoing research.  In addition to the ongoing opportunities listed below, we have a number of short-term or one day opportunities.  To learn more contact Alison Cawood.
Environmental Archaeology
Help us excavate a 17th-century archaeological site, and uncover the environmental footprint that the people who lived on the SERC campus over 300 years ago. Contact Alison Cawood to sign up or to learn more.
Support SERC:
Help ensure the future of SERC's critical environmental research. Make a donation online or by mail.  For more information, contact SERC Director of Development, Brian Magness, 443-482-2205.