Labcorp Medical Laboratory Science Assistant Intern (First Shift) in Dublin, Ohio
Labcorp is a global leader of innovative and comprehensive laboratory services that helps doctors, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, researchers and patients make clear and confident decisions. We provide insights and advance science to improve health and improve lives through our unparalleled diagnostics and drug development laboratory capabilities. The company’s more than 60,000 employees serve clients in over 100 countries, worked on over 80% of the new drugs approved by the FDA in 2022 and performed more than 600 million tests for patients around the world
Global Internship Program:
Exciting opportunity to be part of the Labcorp 2024 Global Internship Program as a Medical Laboratory Assistant Intern!
As a Labcorp intern, you will have the opportunity to support meaningful assignments that compliment an education in STEM+ Business and Healthcare disciplines, and are inspiring and valuable in our mission to improve health and improve lives across the globe. In addition to department work, we support your professional development and career exploration through program workshops, leadership speakers, employee resource group introductions, new hire panel discussions and small group ‘coffee chats’.
Capitalize on a dedicated training and development program that will support your scientific and professional career aspirations, and take pride in delivering work that helps save the lives of millions of people around the world.
Labcorp's Dublin Reference Laboratory consists of dedicated, hardworking, high performance individuals who analyses on average around 50,000 specimens each day.
Internship Assignment Summary:
This position is a 12-week position that will occur on first (day) shift with a work schedule from 8:00am to 4:30pm.
Fulfill lab assistant or specimen processor duties while supporting the work of technicians, technologists and scientists in an area of testing in a medical diagnostic laboratory
Learn standard operating procedures for analyzing and storing specimens
Learns how to use laboratory equipment and software appropriate for assigned tasks
Prepare specimens for testing in laboratory departments through plating, aliquoting, distributing and sorting
Complete meaningful independent projects in assigned area of laboratory
Work under direct supervision and performs general duties as assigned by the designated department
Perform all paperwork, technical, and non-technical procedures required to process and submit specimens
Support the lab by performing data entry, loading instruments, performing maintenance on all types of equipment, gathering supplies for testing
Perform a variety of administrative duties for a designated department including clerical and customer service functions
Contributes to a cohesive team environment
Plans individual workload in coordination with team members.
Applicants for this position must intend to enroll after completion of the Labcorp Internship in one or more final semesters to finish coursework towards a bachelor's degree.
Academic Programs and Course Requirements:
Completion of the following before the end of spring 2022 semester:
a minimum of two years of coursework directed towards completion of a bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or Medical Laboratory Science; or
a minimum of 3 years of coursework directed towards completion of a bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry, or a Biology, Chemistry, or Pre-Medical/Professional related major.
Completion of 2-3 sophomore-level or above biology laboratory courses required and/or 2-3 chemistry laboratory courses. Successful completion in multiple laboratory courses in subjects such as hematology, immunology, microbiology, biological chemistry, or clinical laboratory science preferred. Successful completion of independent research in college or undergraduate setting also preferred.
We are looking for someone that is well organized, has MS Office suite skills, can prioritize well, and with quick learning agility. Computer skills, some IT knowledge would be beneficial, as well as solid verbal and written communication skills.
Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:
As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.
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