Laboratory Assistant

Laboratory assistants work in entry level positions in many types of industrial and academic laboratories.  Typically, these jobs involve activities such as washing and maintaining glassware, media and solution preparation, keeping laboratory safety records, and also ordering and maintaining the inventory of chemicals and reagents.

Courses that prepare students for this type of position often include:

  • Laboratory Math
  • Language Skills for Science 
  • An Introduction to Laboratory Research
  • Laboratory Safety