Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Course Aide

Job Number: 71296

Location: Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA, US

Job Description

Position Description

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned research and educational institution located on the North Shore of Long Island, is searching for candidates for several summer laboratory course aide positions. This is an excellent opportunity for college students majoring in biology. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is seeking a hardworking individual for the position of Course Aide.

Position Responsibilities

-Assisting the instructor during summer courses
-Maintaining inventory levels of chemicals and disposables
-Cleaning glassware
-Preparing solution and media for the lab
-Perform general clerical duties as assigned by instructor
-Performing other general tasks as needed by the instructor.

Position Requirements

Education: College student majoring in biology preferably a Junior or Senior.

Availability: Work a full-time (40 hours/week) from mid-May until mid-August. Occasional weekend work may be necessary for this position as well as the need for this person being able to work on the 4th of July.

Experience: Prior experience working in a laboratory environment.

Other requirements: Must have a clean, valid driver’s license; use of a personal vehicle required. Ability to work occasional weekends and holidays, including 4th of July necessary.

Supplemental Information 


Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.

Compensation and Benefits: 

Our employees are compensated in many ways for their contributions to our mission, including competitive pay, exceptional health benefits, retirement plans, time off, a range of recognition, wellness programs, and access to an affordable and licensed on-site childcare center. Visit our CSHL Benefits site to learn more. The hourly range for this role is $17.50-20.00.  The salary range or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future. When determining a base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., years of relevant experience, education, credentials, and internal equity).

For more information about CSHL, please visit us at

We strongly recommend to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 however; it is not a requirement for employment.


CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Application Deadline: 2024-06-14


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