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Covance University Campus Recruiting: Study Technician- Pathology in GREENFIELD, Indiana

Job Overview:

Exciting Opportunity to join Covance the Pathology Department in Madison, WI or Greenfield, IN!

Company Overview:

If you’ve ever taken a medicine, received a vaccine or had blood drawn for a lab test, you’ve already benefited from the powerful work of 57,000+ exceptional employees across Covance and LabCorp. By supporting leading pharmaceuticals and 600+ biotech companies through our contract research organization (CRO), Covance employees help improve health, improve lives and bring new medicines to market. Along with our parent company, LabCorp, the world’s leading health care diagnostics company, we offer dynamic career opportunities in more than 97 countries.

About the Team:

  • Pathology

  • In this lab-based role you you’ll collect, document and manage data that includes animal observations, test material administration and clinical samples and will work with animal samples and tissues daily.

    What to Expect:

To collect, document, and manage pertinent data including clinical sample collection and basic necropsy and histology post-life procedures in compliance with appropriate SOP, Protocol, and Regulatory Agency guidelines. Must learn and know applicable anatomic terms.

  • Prepares tissues/ samples for inventory and archiving

  • Performing multiple tissue freezing techniques and measuring of tissues

  • Performing histological trimming, bagging of tissues, and embedding

  • Perform basic necropsy or histology tasks on a variety of laboratory animals in compliance with the appropriate SOPs, GLPs, and regulatory guidelines

  • Monitor animal health and welfare in compliance with the Animal Health and Welfare Act and help maintain facilities for AAALAC compliance.


  • Bachelor degree in Life Sciences, Associate degree in Laboratory Animal Technology or Associate degree in Veterinary Technology.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education.

  • AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level is preferred, but not required.

Applicants for this role must participate in a university recruitment event at UW Madison, Purdue University, Georgia Tech, UW Platteville, Michigan State, IU-Bloomington, University of IL-Urbana, UW LaCrosse, or Ashland University, UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke, or Tennessee Tech during the fall semester of 2019 and must be a current student with intentions to graduate in December, 2019 or May, 2020.


  • No experience is required if you meet the education requirements.

  • 0-2 years of related external experience based on education.

  • A minimum of 6 months experience as a Study Tech Trainee while employed at Covance, or a minimum of two years of related experience may be substituted for education requirements

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.