Undergraduate Student Positions Available

University faculty Dr. Sally Noll and staff member Jeanine Brannon are looking for undergraduate student workers for this school year and into the summer! They would like to hire 3 to 4 undergraduate student workers for 2 different positions.

They are looking for 2 to 3 students with experience in Animal Science and/or Biology. Poultry Experience is a benefit but not a requirement. Moreover, a strong interest in poultry is helpful.

First Opportunity: Student Lab Technician(s)

Duties would include:  

45% Prepping and running lab analysis on feed and excreta samples

25% Inputting, summarizing and proof reading experimental data. 

25% General care and feeding of turkeys,

5% Cleaning lab equipment and animal facilities 


They would like to hire people that could work 10-15 hours per week during the school year and 10-20 hours, up to 40 hours per week in the summer. Weekend work is required when housing birds on campus. Requirements include: being dependable, motivated, and pays attention to detail.

Second Opportunity: Turkey Research Farm at UMore Park, Rosemount, MN (7-14 hours per weekend)

Basic duties include, but not limited to: 

Basic animal care of turkeys from day one to adult age, 

Feeding specific diets, available to carry up to 50 lbs.

Cleaning and disinfecting waterers

Skimming pens

Record keeping

Other chores as assigned. 


A valid driver’s license is required.

If you are interested, or have any questions, please contact Sally Noll (nollx001@umn.edu) or Jeanine Brannon (brann001@umn.edu).