Opportunities

The summer 2019 field crew says “Echinacea!”

Get involved with the Echinacea Project at our field site or in our lab at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Summer Field Research in Minnesota
Learn about what it’s like working with Team Echinacea.

Lab Research at the Chicago Botanic Garden
Check out ways to get involved during the academic year.

Year-Round Positions
Interested in lab and field work? Here are the ways you can do both!

  • Research internship for college graduates. 12 months starting in June. Applications due 8 March 2020.
  • Graduate student positions at Northwestern University and University of Minnesota.
    Applications for the Northwestern M.S. program due February 15th 2020.
    Applications for the Northwestern Ph.D. program were due December 1st 2019 for fall 2020
  • Post-doctoral position (none currently available).

Investigate ecology and evolution in fragmented prairies as a member of Team Echinacea. Join us!

Research interns Erin (far left) and Riley (far right) at the Chicago Botanic Garden with undergraduates from Carleton College (Jack, Eli, Emma and Julie)