Student Helper

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7116425 (Ref.No. 13873-en_US)
Posted: November 19, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


A Project Intern position is available in the Laboratory for Regenerative Tissue Repair within the Department of Surgery at the Texas Childrens Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Our lab focuses on basic and translational research to understand the mechanisms of regenerative vs. fibrotic wound healing responses utilizing surgical, imaging and histological techniques. We then strive to translate the findings to improve scarless healing of injuries in multi organ models. We are seeking a project intern to assist in our research. Under the mentorship of a faculty member, candidates will be taught basic research skills and receive mentoring for their future career path. The project intern will primarily assist with setting up experiments, collecting data, assisting with processing data, and administrative tasks.


We are an interdisciplinary group of scientists, physicians and engineers. The intern is expected to interact and learn from everyone and foster a positive attitude that will support a good learning environment in our laboratory.

Job Duties

  • Works closely with a primary faculty mentor and a lab mentor who is usually a senior research technician to conduct day to day cell cultures and histoloy and immunohistochemical stains.
  • Provides technical support for imaging and analysis of histology slides and data.
  • Assists in molecular biology assays and data analysis.
  • Conducts literature reviews and writes project reports and will be taught to write scientific abstracts and assists in writing manuscripts.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a High School or College Student (undergraduate or graduate).
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School or College Students (undergraduate or graduate).
  • No prior experience is required.
  • Ability to perform clerical functions with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Basic knowledge of scientific terminology.
  • Working Proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Possess strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow complex written and verbal instructions.
  • Prioritization and time-management skills sufficient to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.