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					SUMMER STUDENT, Research and Development
Ottawa, CANADA

Abbott Point of Care is a market leader in point of care testing, based in Ottawa, Canada
and Princeton, New Jersey. The i-STAT System offers a diverse menu of blood gas,
chemistry, coagulation and cardiac marker assays, which facilitates improved patient care
by ease of use and rapid time to accurate results. With annual growth in sales above 20%,
Abbott Point of Care is a dynamic and exciting work environment.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

As a summer student in Assay Research and Development, you will apply your skills in
science and/or engineering in a project-oriented R&D environment by:
    • Helping to design and develop new products, systems, inventions and solve
       problems, and/or
    • Supporting opportunities to redesign existing products and systems to improve
       performance, reliability and manufacturability while reducing overall costs.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

   •   Full-time registration in an undergraduate BSc / BASc degree program of studies
       in Science (Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular biology) or Engineering
       (Chemical, Mechanical); minimum completion on first year of study


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES and ATTRIBUTES

   •   Mathematical skills
   •   Innovation, ingenuity, demonstrated learning ability
   •   Minimum GPA of B+ or equivalence
   •   Problem-solving skills
   •   Analytical laboratory skills; experimental design, study execution, data analysis
   •   Strong verbal and written communication.
   •   Ability to influence others by persuasion and analytical reasoning
   •   Effective team player in a project environment
   •   Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

To apply for this position, please visit our website at www.abbottpointofcare.com, and
select Employment / Canada.

				
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