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The purpose of these internships are to support the research while gaining hands-on experience in basic laboratory skills. These internships may be paid or unpaid (volunteer) depending on the lab. Some Universities/Colleges will apply credit for the work – please check with your individual institutions for their requirements. Work schedules will be for 32-40 hours/per week and require a minimum of an 8-week commitment.
An intern will be trained in a range of skills, depending on the project chosen. Internship duties are likely include many of the following: