UMass Lowell Students in the Lab
Learning with Purpose
The Toxics Use Reduction Institute employs students to work in the Institute’s research laboratory evaluating the performance of green cleaners for industrial, janitorial and household uses.
Come be a part of the solution for a safer environment. Help companies reduce their environmental impact by replacing hazardous solvents with safer, environmentally friendlier alternatives.
Assist in performing laboratory experiments to evaluate performance of alternative cleaning chemistries and cleaning processes
Document lab activity and experimental results in a laboratory notebook
Input results of testing into database for commercially available cleaning products and equipment
Assist in the collection and filing of MSDS and other product literature
Perform in-depth literature review and research into chemical uses and applicable alternatives for hazardous solvents
Experience in a laboratory setting desired, but not required
Background in chemistry, science or engineering preferred, but willing to train interested and motivated candidates
Computer knowledge in MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
The ability to work independently as well as in a fast paced group environment a must
Must like pizza!