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High School Intern

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory''s DNA Learning Center is currently seeking a high school intern. The ideal candidate will provide laboratory assistance to DNALC educators during middle and high school educational programs throughout the school year and during the summer while gaining hands-on laboratory experience prior to attending college.

  • Perform laboratory prep work for educational programs held at DNALC sites, including classroom upkeep and equipment setup
  • Prepare reagents for use in experiments during middle and high school programs
  • Possible training of newly hired interns
  • Additional summer duties include assisting educational staff during classroom instruction and supervising campers
  • Participate in independent or team projects, mentored by DNALC staff members, which focus on translating current research into new experiments for the educational programs offered at the Learning Center
EDUCATION Current high school student; Juniors preferred
EXPERIENCE An interest in science
OTHER Ability to work a minimum of two days per week (3-5PM) during the school year
Ability to work Monday–Friday (8 am–4 pm) for 5–6 weeks during the summer
Must be at least 16 years of age.
Must have reliable transportation to/from the DNALC.
Deadline to apply is April 30th, 2014.

For immediate consideration of this position please apply online to Job ID 00158-E:

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

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