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ICON Clinical Research Lab Associate Intern-Flow Cytometry in Lenexa, Kansas

At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients’ lives.

Our ‘Own It’ culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organisation: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organisation that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touch-point. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.

That’s our vision. We’re driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.

If you’re as driven as we are, join us. You’ll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and friendliest people in the sector, and you’ll be helping shape an industry.

The Lab Associate Intern is part of the operational team within the Flow Cytometry analytical laboratory. The lab associate intern ensures the appropriate collection, processing, storage, and shipment of samples.

Are you interested in assisting in the day-to-day activities as an Intern for the Flow Cytometry analytical laboratory including responsibility for performing assays on samples for pharmaceutical and chemical companies?

The role:

  • Perform assays for the routine batch analysis of samples involving simple to complex analytical techniques.

  • Will apply processes and systems to routine sample processing and instrumental analysis.

  • Laboratory work completed to GMP/GLP standard.

  • Work in compliance with study plans, validation plans and all relevant SOP’s.

  • Document all work and results accurately, completely and follows GMP/GLP regulations and SOP’s.

  • Generate high quality analytical results.

  • Ensure smooth transfer of data to PIs and participate in evaluation and interpretation of data.

  • Operate general laboratory equipment and utilize Ella automated immunoassay platform

To be successful in the role, you will need:

  • Currently a Junior or Senior enrolled in an undergraduate program in Biology, Biomolecular science, medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutical science or a closely related science program

  • Experience working in a laboratory setting is beneficial but not required

  • Coursework that includes a laboratory setting, with a passion for Flow Cytometry is beneficial

  • Good organizational and time management skills, with strong attention to detail

  • A positive attitude bringing excitement to be part of the evolution of medicine

  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment and willing to learn

  • Possess the ability to strategically pivot and or adjust rapidly to changing priorities fluidly

  • Read, write and speak Fluent English.

  • Availability to work full time

*Location: ICON Lab Lenexa, KS

This is an intern position that will tentatively start 12June-18Aug

Benefits of Working in ICON:

Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals – both ours and yours.

We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans – and related benefits such as life assurance – so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.

But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.