Lab and General Operations Intern Summer 2023
Are you driven by a passion for science or startup culture, but do your best work supporting others?
Do you like to think up new ideas that disrupt the status quo and work with a team to build solutions?
Our team collaborates across disciplines, relying on our skills to add value to this unique culture, positively impacting the successes of our community. We're hiring a Lab and General Operations Intern at the Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab in Boston, reporting to our Lab Operations Lead.
You'll be the best fit for this role if you have customer service experience and an interest in pursuing science. You should be a highly capable, self-directed individual who enjoys a healthy mix of problem-solving, getting things done, and customer-facing interactions. This internship would begin in June and last 12 weeks.
Collaborate with the team to maintain the labs and troubleshoot technical issues on equipment, such as such as incubators, centrifuges, cold storage, containment equipment, and microscopes, as well as cleaning equipment, such as autoclaves and glass washers.
Execute all activities related to the front desk including greeting residents and guests, receiving packages and facilitating deliveries.
Maintain a welcoming and friendly café environment through daily stocking and weekly maintenance.
Monitor weekly upkeep of inventory levels in shared spaces including shared lab space, conference rooms, and public areas.
Engage in fun activities and events that help drive our vision, fulfill our mission, and abide to LabCentral's values.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND TECHNICAL SKILLS:
Willingness to learn about how to use a wide variety of lab equipment.
Display a high level of customer service to ensure the residents have a positive and productive experience while at LabCentral.
Adept MS Suite, professional email and common computing skills.
Ability to work onsite at our location in Allston, MA.
DESIRED COMPETENCIES AND BEHAVIORS:
Strong time management, organization, multi-tasking, and decision-making skills.
Excellent communication and customer service skills.
IN YOUR TIME WITH US YOU WILL:
Immerse yourself in day-to-day laboratory maintenance and site operations.
Complete trainings on aspects of lab equipment and processes.
Develop an understanding of the LabCentral Community and interact with residents.
Learn our systems and provide feedback on how to do things better.
Continue to build your skills and set goals for personal and professional growth.
a Snapshot Of Our Benefits
Access to in-house events and training
Team lunch once per week
Amazing colleagues, inspiring residents, sleek workspaces with tons of snacks and beverages, and programming on thought-provoking topics!
LabCentral is a network of laboratory spaces and scientific communities, purposed designed to jumpstart the launch of promising early-stage life-sciences companies. Providing first-class operational support, curated events and programming, and access to a diverse network of sponsors, LabCentral prepares entrepreneurs and scientists to accelerate scientific innovation in service of human health.
About Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab
The Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab is a wet laboratory with co-working space for early-stage, high-potential biotech and life science start-ups founded by Harvard students, alumni, faculty, and postdoctoral scholars. Our state of the art, 15,000-square foot facility is located on Harvard Business School's Allston campus and features a fully-equipped permitted wet laboratory and collaborative co-working space. The Pagliuca Harvard Life Lab was made possible by the support and generosity of Judy and Stephen Pagliuca. The Life Lab is operated in partnership with LabCentral.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
LabCentral is committed to building teams that reflect the fabric of the city around us. We welcome all candidates regardless of race, color, ancestry, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Any other human expressions and experiences not mentioned here are equally welcome. If you require an accommodation, please let us know. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
About the company
LabCentral is a network of laboratory spaces and scientific communities, purposed, designed to jumpstart the launch of promising early-stage life-sciences companies. Providing first-class operational support, curated events and programming, and access to a diverse network of sponsors, LabCentral prepares entrepreneurs and scientists to accelerate scientific innovation in service of human health.