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Scientific Intern

BioAgilytix Boston, 1320 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Req #193
Tuesday, July 5, 2022
At BioAgilytix, we are passionate about premier science and the impact it has on our world. Our team of highly experienced scientists and professionals deliver tailored services for supporting new medicine breakthroughs with best-in-class bioanalytical services. We are tirelessly committed to our customers by being solution-oriented and deadline-driven. . . and we are growing. Our culture is fast-paced, fun and never boring. Because we work across numerous clients and drug modalities, your career can develop rapidly. You’ll gain experience with a variety of challenges all while you enable life-changing, life-saving therapeutics to the patients who need them.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Run assays with minimal supervision
  • Adhere to provided method/directive
  • Prepare buffers
  • Pipetting
  • Adhere to safety requirements
  • Keep accurate inventory of supplies for assays
  • Responsible for accurate record keeping regarding assay details and reagents

Additional Responsibilities

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • Rising junior or senior in a 4-year college or university majoring in biology, chemistry, or related field
  • Or Enrolled in a scientific graduate program
  • Completed a minimum of 2 lab courses in a college or university setting

Skills:
 

  • Ability to carry out routine tasks accurately, following strict methodology to carry out analysis, preparing samples and maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment.
  • Must work effectively within team to meet objectives under time constraints
  • Ability to take direction well and multi-task
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel and Word

Supervisory Responsibility

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Supervision Received

  • Frequent supervision and instructions
  • Infrequently exercises discretionary authority

Working Environment

  • Primarily laboratory environment
  • Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms
  • Rare exposure to skin and lung irritants, toxic materials, and hazardous waste
  • Personal protective equipment required, such as protective eyewear, garments, and gloves
  • Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to work in an upright and/or stationary position for up to eight (8) hours per day
  • Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists to operate lab equipment
  • Frequent mobility needed
  • Frequent crouching, stooping, with frequent bending and twisting of upper body and neck
  • Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including laboratory equipment, laboratory supplies, and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 20 pounds
  • Ability to access and use a variety of computer software
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand, with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
  • Frequently interacts with others to obtain or relate information to diverse groups
  • Requires multiple periods of intense concentration
  • Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence
  • Ability to perform under stress and multi-task
  • Regular and consistent attendance

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

  • Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the “core” work 
BENEFITS AND OTHER PERKS
Medical Insurance (HDHP with HSA; PPO), Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Account (medical; dependent care), Short Term Disability | Long Term Disability Life Insurance, Paid Time Off (4 weeks per year), Paid Holidays (9 scheduled; 3 floating), 401k with Employer Match Employee Referral Program (up to $10k), Free Coffee, Tea, Fruit, and Snacks, Discounted Vending Machines (25 cents for everything!), Team Wellness Challenges/Events 
COMMITMENT TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
BioAgilytix provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, service in the military, or any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • BioAgilytix Boston, 1320 Soldiers Field Road, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America