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Labcorp University Internship: Clinical Genetic Services in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Title: Internship -- Clinical Genetic Services

Company Overview:

If you've ever taken a medicine, received a vaccine or had blood drawn for a lab test, you've already benefited from the powerful work of 65,000+ exceptional employees across Covance and LabCorp. By supporting leading pharmaceuticals and 600+ biotech companies through our contract research organization (CRO), Covance employees help improve health, improve lives and bring new medicines to market. Along with our parent company, LabCorp, the world's leading health care diagnostics company, we offer dynamic career opportunities in more than 97 countries.

Advancing healthcare from the laboratory through the clinic requires many different strengths, experiences and perspectives of our exceptional people around the world. Explore our wide range of diverse opportunities and rewarding career pathways and see how you can work with an energizing purpose to discover your extraordinary potential.

Global Internship Program:

Exciting Opportunity to be part of the LabCorp/Covance 2022 Global Internship Program as a Genetic Counseling Intern!

We offer opportunities for observation of genetic counseling sessions in both prenatal, preconception, and cancer settings as well as opportunities to shadow laboratory genetic counselors and medical science liaisons. Healthcare disciplines are challenging and recognized to the organization as valuable. In addition, we encourage professional development and career exploration through lecture series, each designed to further education and understanding of the importance and impact of genetic counseling.

Capitalize on a dedicated training and development program that will support your healthcare career aspirations and take pride in assisting our team to ensure the highest quality patient care. The intern will perform project work in addition to professional development via genetic counseling observation.

About Team:

Integrated Genetics Clinical Genetic Counseling program consists of dedicated, hardworking, high performance individuals who support patients through the counseling and testing process.

Internship Assignment Summary:

This position is a 12-week position that will include 30 hours of project and administrative work and 10 hours of observation. The GC shadowing will be virtual, although it is possible to observe in-person depending on location. The project work will be a combination of independent and team-oriented. The observation will be with multiple GCs across the country who see patients in different settings.

  • Work under direct supervision and performs general duties as assigned by the designated department

  • Work with a team/individually to complete a summer project with vital implications for the clinical genetics department

  • Perform a variety of administrative duties for a designated department including clerical and customer service functions

  • Contributes to a cohesive team environment

  • Plans individual workload in coordination with team members

Requirements

Education/Qualifications/Skills:

Applicants for this position must intend to enroll after completion of the LabCorp Internship in one or more final semesters to finish coursework towards a bachelor's degree.

Academic Programs and Course Requirements:

Completion of the following before the end of spring 2022 semester:

  • a minimum of 2 years of coursework directed towards completion of a bachelor's degree in health sciences related field

Shift

1

Schedule

1st shift (Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm)

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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