For the first five weeks, you will have hands-on and classroom training in how to take care of our mice (animal care). You will gain skills and knowledge in the following topics:
For the next two weeks, you will have hands-on and classroom training in how you can support mouse production and distribution (operations). You will gain skills and knowledge in the following topics:
For the final two weeks, you get to choose to work in either Animal Care or Operations. Based on your choice, you will be placed in a department and assigned to a mentor. You will have independent daily work as well as exposure to advanced processes and skills within that department.
Check out the detailed job description for more information.
Learn why mice are the best stand-in surrogates for humans and our diseases.
JAX offers opportunities for academic year research, teacher professional development, and the Maine State Science Fair.