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.
Comment: 
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.