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Laboratory Corporation of America University Internship: Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science Lab Assistant Intern in Raritan, New Jersey

Exciting Opportunity to be part of the LabCorp/Covance 2021 Global Internship 12 Week Program as a Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science Lab Assistant Intern in Raritan, NJ!

  • 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.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a Life Science concentration

  • Previous medical/lab or production experience is a plus

  • Comfortability with handling biological specimens

  • Ability to accurately identify specimens

  • Basic computer knowledge and data entry skills

  • High level of attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and multitask

  • Ability to work in a fast paced production environment

  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time

  • Must pass a standardized color blindness test




Monday - Friday (8:00am - 4:30pm)

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