Lab Intern

Position Description:

  • Application Deadline: April 7, 2022
  • Anticipated Start Date: Decided upon offer
  • Anticipated End Date: TBD
  • Hours/Week: part-time
  • Work Schedule: TBD
  • Work Location: 5940 Harold Gatty Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84116
  • Compensation from host organization: TBD

Program Requirements:

  • Must have completed at least 30 credit hours by the internship start date
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must be a declared major in the College of Science or a recent graduate

Additional Requirements for This Position:

  • Coursework and wet lab experience in biological, chemical, or related field of science


  • Department: AM Development
  • Reports to: Will Heaton


The Lab Intern at DiscGenics is responsible for basic lab support. This role interacts with all levels of the organization in a collaborative and positive way with

colleagues to facilitate department and organizational initiatives for cultural cohesion aligned to the DiscGenics’ Values.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lab Organization
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Basic Lab Work
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • General understanding of biological laboratory processes
  • Fast learner who can transition between tasks
  • Excellent leadership skills, ability to foster creative and productive team
  • Strong interpersonal, communication (verbal and written), and organizational
  • Comfort working in fluid structure of a start-up
  • Independence and creative problem-solving
  • Ability to handle highly confidential business
  • Must be willing to work with human cells and
  • Exceptional time management and multi-tasking
  • Team leadership skills and team
  • Adheres to and leads with the Company Values of Integrity, Innovation, Accuracy, Teamwork and
  • Regular and predictable
  • Ability to report to work responsive, free from sedatives, and in a non-sedative state.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Working Conditions:

Position requires qualified individuals to see, hear and speak (verbally and audibly). Required to ascend and descend stairs; sit, stand, lift, bend, stoop, crawl and kneel. The employee must also use hands to finger, handle or feel. Occasionally reaching with hands and arms, climbing or balancing are required. May be asked to drive or travel by car, air, or other transportation for business purposes.

Must be able to lift and carry 20 pounds.

Must be able to function effectively with noise in a lab environment. Natural and regular stressors occur on the job.

Must disclose prescribed pharmaceuticals and/or OTC that may impair or affect the ability to perform the essential functions of the job. Natural and regular stressors occur on the job.


Additional Information:


Please note: DiscGenics reserves the right to change, modify, suspend, interpret, or cancel in whole, or in part, any of the duties outlined above, at any time, and without advance notice to the employee.