Job Location
Charlotte, NC
Job Closing Date…

We are looking for two enthusiastic individuals to join the Diagnostic Lab (within the Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory in Charlotte, NC) for six months (approx. May-October 2023).

REPORTS TO: Diagnostic Lab staff

PAY: $18/hr, 40 hrs/wk


Learns, understands, and adheres to all lab safety protocols and company safety policies

Opens, sorts, and logs in samples received by mail daily

Assists with washing and visual analysis of root samples

Prepares various plant tissue samples for ELISA, DNA extraction, and PCR testing

Performs ELISA and molecular testing (with supervision) when needed

Makes and pours various types of culture media

Autoclaves plant and culture waste materials

Washes dishes and performs other lab cleaning tasks

Provides a weekly report of activities to technicians and lab manager


A short research project may be available based on interest/experience

Interest in photography is a plus

Communication and organizational skills are critical


Have earned or are working toward a Bachelor of Science degree in plant science, arboriculture, forestry, or a related discipline

*Interns may need to secure own housing in the area