This internship is a part of CONMED TALENT LAUNCH - a hands on, immersive program designed to provide students with the exposure, experience and development needed to launch a successful career at CONMED. Program highlights include networking with senior leaders and recent college graduates, feedback and coaching, cross-functional shadowing opportunities, and more!
The mission and goal for Microbiology Laboratory and Sterilization Technical Services is to provide world class support by conducting microbiology testing, environmental testing and sterilization support for all the CONMED locations. We are seeking a Microbiologist Intern to join our team starting in June 2021.
As a Microbiologist Intern, you will acquire various skills and knowledge, including:
Proper Aseptic testing technique
Proper laboratory cleaning practices
How to author microbiology protocols
How to properly soil a medical device instrument
Perform Biological indicator testing
Perform Bioburden testing
Manufacture Biological indicators to support the sterilization process
Work on cleaning studies/validations
IQ/OQ for new and existing lab equipment
Sterilization Adoption by Equivalency
Maintain laboratory cleanliness according to established schedules and procedures
The Microbiologist Intern's work will help support three CONMED locations with Microbiology testing. The intern will also help/assist in ensuring the CONMED sterilization network doesn't have any delays pertaining to Gamma and EO sterilization.
Pursuing completion of a bachelors or masters degree in microbiology or a closely related field
Laboratory experience in medical device highly preferred
Must be available to work onsite in the Largo, FL facility
Must be available to work forty hours per week, Monday - Friday, June 1 - July 30, 2021
Excellent healthcare including medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage
Short & long term disability plus life insurance -- cost paid fully by CONMED
Retirement Savings Plan (401K) -- company match dollar for dollar up to 7% Employee stock purchase plan -- allows stock purchases at discounted price.Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate level courses
CONMED is an Equal Opportunity Employer & an Affirmative Action Employer. CONMED is a strong advocate of workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
If you feel you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, you are encouraged to contact us at 800-325-5900 option #3.