Undergraduate Intern, Roberson Laboratory

internship - full time, unpaid

Marine Biological Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA
Closed
Posted 41 Days ago
Marine Biological Laboratory
Woods Hole, MA
internship - full time, unpaid
Posted 41 Days ago
Closed

Description

Undergraduate Intern, Roberson Laboratory Woods Hole, MA, USA Temporary/Seasonal Position Summary: The Roberson lab at the MBL seeks a highly motivated individual to join the Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering as Undergraduate Intern. The successful candidate will focus on research activities related to ongoing coral research in the Roberson lab. This is a full time, non-exempt position for summer 2019. Additional Information: The specific goal of the position is to study the role of symbionts in coral growth, survivorship, and calcification. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, daily feeding and maintenance of corals, weekly lab meetings, and lab experiments. Basic Qualifications: A Bachelorrsquo;s degree or enrollment in a degree program (part-time or full-time) leading to a bachelorrsquo;s degree in biology, molecular biology or zoology is required. This position requires an independent, organized, and self-motivated individual with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to multitask. Prior experience in a research lab and with animal care is required. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills are essential. Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have some experience working with aquatic animals and have a desire to continue scientific research beyond the summer. Spanish language skills would be a plus. Physical Requirements: Minimal exposure to biohazardous chemicals. Occasional lifting of heavy objects (lt;30 pounds). Required documents: No request for references at this time. Please include the following documents in your application package: cover letter, resume/CV, and contact details of 3 references.

Skills

molecular biology, laboratory skills, molecular genetics, spanish, organization, problem solving, tissue engineering, scientific papers, scientific research, animal handling, zoology, chemicals, pcr, microbiology, gel electrophoresis

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