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Insect Specimen Imaging

DESCRIPTION: Using Smithsonian collections, interns will create images of insect specimens.   

QUALIFICATIONS: Background or interest in entomology; excellent hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity; attention to detail; good organizational skills; requires a minimum three-month tenure and weekly time commitment of at least 10 hours per week.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Interns will learn imaging techniques, including light microscopy, scanning electron microscopy and associated post-production image enhancement techniques using Adobe Creative Suite.

TIMETABLE: Indefinite

AWARD PACKAGE: None

Project Contact Name: Cecilia Escobar

Phone: 202-633-4566

E-mail:  EscobarC@SI.EDU