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Covance is seeking a Summer Intern for Animal Technician role in Denver, PA.


A. Duties and Responsibilities:
? Assist with the feeding of all species with in the animal facilities. (large and small)
? Assist with the changing of all soiled animal cage units.
? Sanitation of all equipment used in the process of cleaning.
? Assist with the operation of cage washer and tunnel washer
? Dumping of all animal pans to remove waste and bedding
? Feed all animals; daily, weekends & Holidays. (3rd shift exempt from weekend and Holiday feeding schedules, unless needed)
? GRP/ and Good Documentation training required
? Must document sanitation practices.
? Bedding of animal pens and stalls
? Observation of animals, reporting health issues
? Assist with the receiving of animals into the facilities
? Must train on specific animal handling according to the Guide on Animal Handling and Husbandry. Must understand processes under ABSL-2 conditions.
? Help maintain AAALAC accreditation and regulatory compliance.
? Assist with shipping animals out of the facility
? Must understand the use of chemicals in the facilities and how to find/read MSDS

? Experience as an animal caretaker helpful
? Some computer skills
? Good communication skill

Experience handling and sanitation procedures various species. Work in Microbiology lab.

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Covance Inc. is proud to be the only drug development company with a full range of research and development services—from lead optimization, to commercialization and life cycle management. Covance, headquartered in Princeton, NJ, is the drug development business of LabCorp with global operations in more than 30 countries.


Seniority Level:
Experienced - Not Management
  R&D / Science,  Engineering,  General Management
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Managing a team of:
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