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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Tech Student - Omics Lab Intern in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 309444

Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Division: Biological Sciences

Group: Metabolomics

Job Description

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.

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

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

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Job Category: Undergraduate Internships

Group: Metabolomics

Opening Date: 2019-06-10

Closing Date: 2019-06-20