Provides a variety duties to support the departmental needs. Depending in the intern assignment, tasks can vary from office/clerical to laboratory and research assistance.
*Works independently with some supervision
*Supervisor available to handle unusual situations and periodically reviews work
*Prepares basic solutions and performs base-level procedures as assigned (ie. Pipetting, cell and tissue culture, etc)
*Maintains laboratory notebook
*Has understanding of molarity
*Conducts analysis of results and may begin interpretation of results
*Sets up and prepares routine experiments as directed
*Prepares lab reagents, chemicals, instruments and equipment
*May perform independent literature searches
*Assists with organizing materials for publications or presentation
*Maintains and orders supplies
*Assists PI with determining the most suitable methodology
*Performs basic design and modification of protocols.
*Calculates, transcribes and analyzes data
*Prepares and presents reports
*Organizes and summarizes acquired data, using scientific and statistical techniques
*Organizes and/or drafts material for the preparation of research papers, manuscripts, or other documents for publication and/or presentation.
*Participates in the design of experiments or field work
*Basic understanding of molecular biology techniques
- Must be currently enrolled at a college and/or university to received internship credit. - Prior experience in an office and/or research/laboratory setting preferred.
*Ability to work independently and as a team member
*Analytical skills and ability to resolve technial problems
*Ability to interpret acceptability of data results
*Working knowledge of data management programs
*High degree of computer literacy
*Demonstrated competence in research techniques and methodologiesEEO Statement Massachusetts Eye and Ear is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment or discrimination. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, sex, pregnancy or conditions related to pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.