Intern

Updated: December 6, 2017
Job ID: 213446
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

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HJF is seeking a Laboratory Intern to support the Collaborative Health Initiative Research Program (CHIRP), located at Uniformed Services University (USU), Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to CHIRP and USU.

Responsibilities are to provide routine semi-technical work involving a variety of laboratory support duties. Work involves performance of a variety of laboratory tasks of minimal complexity to assist in the maintenance and operation of a research laboratory. The successful applicant will gain hands-on experience in the application of novel stem cell based approaches to study the epigenetic regulation of cardiovascular disease using state-of-the-art sequencing and bioinformatics methods.

Responsibilities:

  1. Assists in assembling equipment and in preparing materials for experiments. Prepares reagents and solutions.
  2. Assists in the maintenance of laboratory specimens, slides, models, equipment, supplies, and glassware.
  3. Assists in conducting semi-routine experiments and analyses.
  4. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of basic laboratory equipment and supplies: ability to follow detailed instructions; ability to handle multiple tasks.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements: High School Student

Minimum Experience: 0-2 years of laboratory experience.

Physical Capabilities: Handles glassware and chemical solutions.

Work Environment: Laboratory environment.

HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. 

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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