Career Development and education

Clinical Laboratory Internships

Clinical Internship at HNL Lab Medicine

Clinical interns can expect to gain the following experience: 

  • Support the work of technicians, technologists, and scientists in an area of testing in a medical diagnostic laboratory.
  • Learn standard operating procedures for analyzing and storing specimens.
  • Learn how to use laboratory equipment and software appropriate for assigned tasks.
  • Prepare specimens for testing in laboratory departments through plating, aliquoting, distributing, and sorting.
  • Complete meaningful independent projects in the assigned area of the laboratory.
  • Work under direct supervision and perform general duties as assigned by the designated department.
  • Perform all paperwork, technical, and non-technical procedures required to process and submit specimens.
  • Support the lab by performing data entry, loading instruments, performing maintenance on all types of equipment, and gathering supplies for testing.
  • Demonstrate professional behavior conducive to a clinical laboratory environment.

Student Qualifications

  • Desired Major(s): Life Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Forensic Science
  • Desired Class Level(s): Sophomore, Junior, Senior
  • Duration: Spring, Summer, Fall semesters: Monday through Friday, 20 – 40 hours / week, flexible scheduling dependent upon position

Non-clinical Laboratory Internship

Non-clinical internships may be available in a variety of areas, including but not limited to Finance, Information Services, Marketing, and Materials Management. 

If you are interested in learning more about non-clinical laboratory internships, please contact