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Laboratory Assistant Training Program, Edison, NJ

Companies that have laboratory facilities have a new resource for hiring entry level lab assistants.

The JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute provides a training program for individuals with disabilities that have an interest in working in the Laboratory Industry. Students are prepared by a Lab Professional. The curriculum focuses on many aspects of laboratory work including:

  • Glassware
  • Lab Safety
  • Lab Equipment
  • Metric System & Conversions
  • Chemical Solutions
  • Clinical Lab Procedures
  • Water & Purification Techniques
  • Pharmaceutical Terminology
  • Lab computer Skills

Graduates are prepared in this 15 week intensive training program to embark on a new career path in the pharmaceutical, research, environmental, chemical and medical labs throughout New Jersey. The training program also includes tours in area labs, internships at companies, interview preparation and placement assistance.

The Lab Assistant Training program was started with a grant from the Henry H. Kessler Foundation, and operating funds are provided by the NJ Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services. The program also has a Business Advisory Board  that consists of many well know Pharmaceutical and Medical Lab companies.

Those companies interested in meeting the students prior to graduation may participate in Technical Review interviews held twice during each session. Your company may also host an intern for a week in your facility to allow them to demonstrate their skills in your processes to get to know them.

You may send your job leads via fax, email, or even snail mail to:

Bert Kormann, Supervisor, Lab Assistant Training Program
Phone: 732-836-1027   Fax: 732-836-0942
JFK Vocational Rehabilitation, 1608 Route 88, Suite 104, Brick, NJ  08724

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