Summer Student/Intern (Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine)

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Updated: May 22, 2018
Job ID: 213927
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States

Join the HJF Team!

HJF is seeking a Summer Student/Intern to support the lab of Dr. Martin Doughty, located at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland.  HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine (CNRM).

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 or analytical laboratory. Hands-on experience in rodent behavior testing, microscopy and basic histopathology techniques will be provided.


  1. Assists in assembling equipment and in preparing materials for experiments. Prepares reagents, solutions, and culture media.
  2. Maintains and provides custodial care for laboratory specimens, slides, models, equipment, supplies, and glassware.
  3. Maintains laboratory equipment and supplies.
  4. Assists in conducting semi-routine experiments and analyses.
  5. 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 or College Coursework.

Minimum Experience: 0-2 years of 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.