Work-Study Employment

Job Title: Biology Laboratory Assistant

Department: Biology

Job Description:

THIS IS A STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - YOU MUST BE CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN AT LEAST 6 CREDIT HOURS AS AN MCC STUDENT TO QUALIFY Students must also be eligible for federal work study award and in good academic standing. You will need to have a completed FAFSA on file, possess at least a 2.0 GPA. Any pending conduct cases may prevent you from being eligible for the work-study program.   If you are unsure of your federal eligibility please email


Assist the Biology and/or Chemistry Laboratory Managers in cleaning glassware, setting up classroom laboratories, making microbiology media, preparing chemical solutions, various other duties as needed as well as general upkeep of the biology and chemistry lab classrooms and prep rooms.

Job Requirements:

A student seeking a degree in an area of laboratory science or
health care who has taken at least one lab science course at MCC or elsewhere.
Must be able to work independently, have the ability ot lift 40 pounds and must be willing to work
with preserved specimens, i.e. pigs, cats, hearts etc.

Learning Objectives:  

Will learn many basic skills utilized in laboratory settings including:





Contact Information:

Kathy Hennessy
8900 U.S. Highway 14
Crystal lake, IL 60012

Application Instructions:

Please email your resume to: List the position you are applying for in the subject line.
Positions will be posted until filled.

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*Please review the minimum qualifications to ensure you meet these requirements prior to submitting your application. Only applicants meeting the minimums will be considered for an interview opportunity.