Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Tech Student - Omics Lab Intern in RICHLAND, Washington
Organization and Job ID
Job ID: 307451
Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences
Division: Biological Sciences
The candidate will support biological sample analysis capabilities in Biological Sciences Facility (BSF) and the Environmental and Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL). This support will involve performing a variety of tasks that are important to ongoing research, examples of which may include preparation of solutions, disposal of waste, labeling of vials, maintenance of freezer space, parts cleaning and organization, laboratory cleanup, cleaning dishes, etc. As the candidate becomes fully proficient with these support tasks, opportunities may arise for direct involvement in project work based on the intern’s interests and abilities.
Candidates must be degree-seeking students enrolled at an accredited college or university. Candidates must be taking at least 6 credit hours and have an overall GPA of 2.5.
The candidate will have completed at least a basic entry level college chemistry course and be working towards a B.S. degree in a scientific field. Laboratory experience working with pipets and volumetric glassware is highly desired. Candidate must be local as this is a year around position.
This position is intended to provide a mutually beneficial arrangement where the candidate will receive highly valuable experience working in a world class laboratory while staff will benefit from having more time to focus on advanced tasks and project work. Staff will rely heavily on the candidate to be responsible and to perform assigned tasks in a correct and efficient manner. As a result, past work history, volunteer activities, notable achievements/honors, and letters of recommendation will all be seriously considered as part of the selection process for this position.
Preferred GPA 3.0
Equal Employment Opportunity
PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.
.Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences
Job Category: Undergraduate Internships
Opening Date: 2018-03-05
Closing Date: 2018-03-19