Covance CRP Summer Student Program in Denver, Pennsylvania

Job Overview

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.

Job Number 2017-16423

Job Category Administration/Clerical

Position Type On Call

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