Biological Safety Technician Intern

Date: Aug 23, 2021

Location: Ave Maria, FL, US, 34142

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 49958 
Title: Intern 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: Ave Maria, FL 





Arthrex is a global medical device company and leader in orthopedics medical education. With a corporate mission of Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™. The Biological Safety Laboratory team is located at Arthrex Manufacturing, Inc. (AMIE) in Ave Maria, FL and is seeking a Fall 2021 Intern to join and support the team. The selected student will be responsible for supporting execution of chemistry and microbiological testing of AMIE and Global monitoring programs. The successful candidate will learn aspects of Microbiological and Chemistry testing, both the importance behind this analysis and practical application to the medical device field. Progress towards a Chemistry or Life Science degree is required for this position.


This internship will run from September 2021 - December 2021. The ideal candidate will have the availability to work 40 hours per week at our Ave Maria, FL facility.


Main Objective:

To learn the aspects and importance of Microbiology and Bioburden testing while providing Biological Safety Laboratory testing support and execution to routine Arthrex Manufacturing, Inc. (AMIE) and Global monitoring programs.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform Microbiological tests and tasks to support Routine and Global testing.

  • Assist in Biological sampling and tests to support AMIE Monitoring Program.

  • Assist in maintaining the Biological Safety Laboratory systems and documentation.

  • Provide contributors with study information and updates.

  • Maintain sample receipt and log in database.

  • Laboratory maintenance and cleaning.

  • This is an in-office position located in Ave Maria, FL; it is not a remote position.


 Education and Experience:

Progress towards a college degree in Biology, Microbiology or Chemistry required. (Students who have recently graduated are only eligible to work as an intern/co-op up to six months from their graduation date.)


Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Basic to intermediate computer skills.
  • Be able to follow written and verbal direction.
  • Basic knowledge in aseptic techniques preferred.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

PC; Familiarity with Microsoft Outlook; PowerPoint; Word and Excel. Fax; Scanner.





All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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