Environmental Quality Lab

Experience Type: 
Student Employee
Date Participated: 
January, 2012 to April, 2012
Experience Description: 
As a lab assistant, I learned to accomplish tasks such as cleaning lab equipment, gathering samples, filtering and preparing samples for tests, monitoring chlorophyll levels in samples, preparing reagents, and performing general lab duties.
The experience of being a lab assistant allowed me to observe how a lab operates. I gained experience in performing lab duties and knowledge of future career possibilities. Most importantly, I was able to apply classroom knowledge to a job and see how classes transfer to the workfield.