Laboratory Corporation of America University Internship: Medical Diagnostic Laboratory Intern in Dublin, Ohio

University Internship: Medical Diagnostic Laboratory Intern

Exciting opportunity to be part of the Summer 2019 University Internship Program!

Are you interested in exploring a scientific career in a medical diagnostic laboratory? LabCorp's paid internship program lets you explore a career in the field of Medical Laboratory Science, allowing you to apply your scientific knowledge and education to make a difference by doing life-saving work that helps millions of patients around the world.

We offer our interns real work assignments that complement an education in STEM+ Healthcare disciplines. These assignments will challenge you and provide great value to our organization. Our interns have the opportunity to showcase their work, allowing them to demonstrate their achievements to mentors, supervisors, and LabCorp Senior Management. In addition, the LabCorp internship encourages professional development and career exploration through program workshops, each designed to help students prepare for a thriving career in our industry.

This work location for this summer 2019 internship posting is at the LabCorp Reference Laboratory in the Columbus Metropolitan Area, located at 6370 Wilcox Rd, Dublin, OH 43016. The duration of the internship is 12 weeks, and occurs over multiple shifts in order to accurately represent the work that we do to provide excellent patient care.

The schedule occurs Monday -- Friday, with occasional weekend days, and is outlined as follows:

  • Weeks 1 & 2: 1 st shift (approximate schedule is 8:00am to 5:00pm)

  • Weeks 3 -11: 3 rd shift (approximately 11:00pm to 8:00am)

  • Week 12: 1 st shift (approximate schedule is 8:00am to 5:00pm)

Education/Qualifications:

Institutions Requirements:

We are proud to partner with the following education institutions for this University internship position:

  • Bowling Green State University

  • Miami University

  • Ohio University

  • Ohio State University

  • University of Cincinnati

Applicants for this position must attend one of the five universities listed above and 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:

  • 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, Chemistry, or a Biology, Life Science, or Healthcare related major.

Experience:

Completion of 1-3 biology laboratory courses required and/or 2-3 chemistry laboratory courses. Successful completion multiple laboratory courses in subjects such as hematology, immunology, microbiology, biological chemistry, 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.

Availability Requirements:

Applicants must have transportation to and from the work location in Dublin, OH, and be available from May 22 -- August 17, 2019. If offered an internship position, the offer is contingent on providing proof to eligibility to work in the United States and satisfactory completion of both a drug screening and background check.

Internship Description and Duties:

  • Gain valuable laboratory knowledge assisting technicians, technologists and scientists in all areas of testing in a medical diagnostic laboratory

  • Learn standard operating procedures for analyzing and storing specimens

  • 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

Requirements

Working on a Bachelor's Degree, and or professional certification

Shift

3

Schedule

The schedule occurs Monday -- Friday, with occasional weekend days, and is outlined as follows: *Weeks 1 & 2: 1st shift (approximate schedule is 8:00am to 5:00pm) *Weeks 3 -11: 3rd shift (approximately 11:00pm to 8:00am) *Week 12: 1st shift (approximate schedule is 8:00am to 5:00pm)

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.