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EMCC-Life Science Laboratory Internship

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Company Name: 
Estrella Mountain Community College
Industry: 
STEM
Application Due Date: 
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Location: 
Avondale
Paid: 
Yes
Amount: 
Federal Work Study OR Stipends available for those who do not receive Financial Aid
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
Yes
Qualify for WIRCCS Scholarship: 
Yes
Description: 

Working under a learning college philosophy (http://www.estrellamountain.edu/learning-college) and placing learning first anyway, anyplace, anytime. The person in this position will provide a variety of support services via an internship in the Life Science Laboratories. The federal work study student will assist with the everyday running and maintenance of the biology labs. Other duties may be assigned as needed to support the vision of the college and the life science department.

Hours: 10 hours per week for 8 weeks (depending on students' availability) 

End date: This is an 8 week internship opportunity, students will be required to complete a total of 80 hours in the lab. 

Applicants are required to submit a resume and cover letter. It is extremely important to put your "best foot forward" on your entire application in order to be selected for an interview. If you wish to get one-on-one assistance with these, please contact the Career & Transfer Center at 623-935-8740. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  1. 30% Prepares media such as agar plates and broth test tubes, solutions

  2. 25% Running the autoclave, washing and sterilizing glassware

  3. 25% Restocking and cleaning labs

  4. 20% Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements: 

  1. Students must be enrolled in at least 6 credits for Fall 2018

  2. Must have taken and passed or be currently enrolled in BIO 181 or BIO 156

  3. Evidence of past reliability (can be demonstrated in a letter from previous instructor)

  4. Evidence of ability to take direction and having a willingness to learn

  5. Experienced in biology and/or chemistry

  6. Students looking to graduate with an associates in science

  7. Experience organizing and prioritizing work

  8. Must have to be able to work with bacteria and biology specimens such as those found in a college biology course

  9. May have to lift 25 lbs.

Special Notes:

Please place your Student ID number next to your name in the documents you are submitting.


The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.

The Maricopa County Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. For Title IX/504 concerns, call the following number to reach the appointed coordinator: (480) 731-8499. For additional information, as well as a listing of all coordinators within the Maricopa College system, visit http://www.maricopa.edu/non-discrimination.