Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s DNA learning center is currently seeking a high school intern. The ideal candidate will provide laboratory assistance to DNALC educators during middle and high school educational programs held throughout the school year and during the summer while gaining hands-on laboratory experience prior to attending college.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIES: - Perform laboratory prep work for educational programs held at DNALC sites, including classroom upkeep and equipment setup. - Prepare reagents for use in experiments during middle and high school programs - Possible training of newly hired interns. - Additional summer duties include assisting educational staff during classroom instruction and supervising campers during lunch. - Participate in independent or team projects, mentored by DNALC staff members, which focus on translating current research into new experiments for the educational programs offered at the learning center.
EDUCATION: (Degree Requirements) – Current high school student EXPERIENCE: (Amount of Experience required to perform responsibilities) – An interest in science OTHER: Ability to work a minimum of two days per week (3-5PM) during the school year Ability to work Monday – Friday (8-4PM) for 5-6 weeks during the summer Must be at least 16 years of age. Must have reliable transportation to/from the DNALC
If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL website at: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/15214
For more information about CSHL, please visit us at: www.cshl.edu & www.dnalc.org
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Contractor.
Internal Number: 00434-E
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.