The collections have opportunities for students and members of the broader community to become involved, but what is available differs by collection, so contact the staff of the collection in which you are interested for details.
Researchers may have opportunities for students to become involved with research projects. These include possibilities for research credit, possibly resulting in an honors thesis, or paid positions.
Some collections have programs for students to learn about collections management and preservation, which can be taken for credit.
Volunteering in a collection can be great way to become involved with natural history collections work and to make a meaningful contribution to the university's mission.