The job involved assisting in experimentation of various products. The set up, the procedure, the measurements and the analysis. The job may have different products but the general testing procedures are the same so tasks may feel repetitive on a day to day basis. There is room to grow if this was a full time position and not a summer student position. In this growth critical thinking and innovation need to be displayed.
Management does control a lot of the say since they want to meet the needs of their contract holders.