Position OverviewThe intern for Pre-Analytical Laboratory Support is responsible for supporting the daily operations of Accessioning and Histology Laboratory as assigned. The intern will also support management teams in quality assurance (QA) and/or process improvement (PI) activities to ensure inspection readiness, maintain operational excellence and improve scalability. The nature of the work requires excellent attention to detail and organizational skills, the ability to follow work instructions, policies, procedures and maintain stringent standards for quality, effective written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work independently in a team environment and be flexible with tasks and schedules.Essential Dutiesinclude but are not limited to the following:· Support Accessioning and Histology on daily operations as assigned, for example:o Manage and organize inventory of tissue samples (slides, tubes, blocks), specimen containers, lab supplies, documents and records.o Deliver tissue samples and containers within and between departments.o Use laboratory equipment and/or Information System to support sample processing.o Prepare materials for customers.o Assist in the general upkeep of the laboratory.· Support management teams in QA and/or PI activities as assigned, for example:o Assist in inspection preparation: e.g. internal document reviews, prepare or organize documents and records, mock audit, etc.o Participate in QA activities: e.g. compile data for key performance indicators (KPI), support root cause analysis, documentation of corrective and preventive actions, effectiveness check, etc.o Support PI projects: e.g. participate in or support workflow pilots or studies, research tools or technology, data collection and analysis, prepare documents and reports, etc.· Perform other duties as necessary.· Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.· Support and comply with the company’s Quality Management System policies and procedures. · Regular and reliable attendance.· Ability to work designated schedule.· Ability to work overtime as needed.· Ability to lift up to 25 [DP1] pounds for approximately 10% of a typical working day.· Ability to work seated for approximately 60% of a typical working day. Ability to work standing for approximately 25% of a typical working day.· Ability to work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 60% of a typical working day.· Ability to grasp with both hands; pinch with thumb and forefinger; turn with hand/arm; reach above shoulder height.· Ability to work on a computer and phone simultaneously.· Ability to use a telephone through a headset.· Ability to comply with any applicable personal protective equipment requirements.· Considerable amount of time using various types of laboratory equipment including microscopes, microtomes, blades, strainers, pipettes.· May perform repetitious actions using lab tools.· Some time spent using near vision to view samples at close range.· Use of various chemicals may be used to perform duties.· At times, stress may be experienced.· Use of computer and some time may be spent concentrating, reading, or analyzing data, or applying scientific rules.· May be exposed to hazardous materials, tissue specimens and instruments with moving parts, lasers, heating and freezing elements, and high speed centrifugation.· Ability and means to travel between Redwood City locations.Minimum Qualifications· High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).· Must be enrolled in an accredited university/college program.[IC2] · Basic computer skills to include Internet navigation, Email usage, and word processing.· Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.· Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation.Preferred QualificationsAssociate degree in Arts, Sciences or related field.Experience with laboratory or production work environment.Experience maintaining inventory or resources in an organized manner.· Proficient in Microsoft Office to include Excel macros and pivot tables and Word mail merge.We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company’s affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.