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US - Illinois - Rockford
Job Description

Position Summary:

Work closely with our scientific staff on a specific project that would lead to the development of a poster and oral presentation to be presented during the Summer Science Forum. The program runs for 12 weeks during the summer and each intern will be required to work a 40 hour work week.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow the policies and procedures defined by the organization. Work in a safe environment
  • Committed to accomplishing expected program outcomes
  • Communicate effectively
  • Clear about tasks and priorities
  • Work with mentor to create a high quality presentation and poster that meets or exceeds standard of Summer Science Program
  • Be professional. Respectful and considerate of everyone in the lab. Be on time and report to work as scheduled.
  • Keep lab notebook per regulations

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must currently be enrolled in college level degree program
  • A 3.0 GPA in science courses is required
  • A scientific course of study is required
  • Hands-on work completed in a laboratory setting
  • Ability to learn quickly and use new knowledge immediately
  • Ability to contribute to new ideas
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others in a team atmosphere
  • Ability to find new ways to accomplish tasks or solve problems
  • Ability to work towards goals and results
  • Ability to present information in a group setting
  • Ability to manage time and meet scheduled deadlines
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly express thoughts to others and exchange information
  • Demonstrated record of good attendance and punctuality
  • Proficient knowledge and experience with word processing, database and presentation software

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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