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Intern - Animal Care

Req ID #: 214975

Ashland, Ohio, USA

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Internship at Charles River Laboratories

Internship at Charles River Laboratories 

Pay for this role is 16.00

General Intern Responsibilities:

Learns and understands the overall concept of the company, including the brand, customers, product goals, and all other aspects of service.
Rotates through our divisions of responsibility and provides ideas to grow and improve the business.
Accepts designated, business-focus projects to research, propose ideas and solutions, and present final project during the internship.
Engages with internal customers or clients in a positive supportive manner.
May provide suggestions to management for improving internal processes.
Learns and becomes proficient on internal software systems.
Perform all tasks in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Specific Intern Duties: 
Specific intern duties are to be determined based on student placement within the business.  Each student will be matched to a department based on the student’s interests and background.
Work Environment 
Works in a research environment, which requires use of sharp objects, working around mechanical parts, working with or near known or unknown toxic or caustic chemicals and/or biological hazards, exposure to fumes and airborne particles.
The employee regularly works with live animals with risk of exposure to dander, allergens, zoonotic disease, and biohazards.  
The noise level in the work environment ranges from low to high depending upon the species housed.
Intern Qualifications / Skills:
Verbal communication
Customer focus
Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:
In 3rd or 4th year of college graduate program
Prior education in a science field is preferred

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About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage Contact Research Organization (CRO). Here, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. With 100 sites around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clients' unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

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