Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Data Curation Intern in Millbrook, New York

Data Curation Intern

Temporary inMillbrook, NY-Library

Data Curation Intern

The student will work with the library director to implement and populate a new institutional research data repository. The student will also have the flexibility to work with staff scientists and data managers on a variety of data and statistical projects.

The student will gain experience with scientific data, using data management tools and statistical software, performing statistical analyses and working with structured metadata.


June 4, 2018 - August 10, 2018, 10-15 hours/week, Monday-Friday. Schedule is flexible.


Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY


This internship will allow the student some flexibility. The student will,

  • help implement and curate the data repository

  • assist staff scientists and data managers with specific data projects

    and statistical analyses
  • organize and prepare data or other research outputs for ingests in

    the data repository
  • work with tolls that facilitate structured metadata

The student will work with Amy Schuler, Director of Information Services & Library


This internship includes a stipend. We will work with academic institutions to provide credit for the internship, if applicable.


The candidate should:

  • have experience working with scientific or technical data

  • have excellent organizational skills

  • be able to work independently and communicate clearly

  • be familiar with common office applications (e.g. spreadsheets)

Background with environment science and familiarity with databases would be useful.

Please contact Amy Schuler with any questions at 845-677-7600, x 164.

Closing Date

This position is open until May 30, 2018 or until filled. All candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

To Apply

Please complete an online application at include a single PDF file consisting of a cover letter which includes Job Code 18010-I, a resume, and the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references.

The Cary Institute is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, familial status, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information