Research Assistant (Former Employee) – Amherst, MA – January 27, 2016
A great place to do research. Everyday the work was very time-demanding, keeping me busy and focused on my research. The most enjoyable part of my work was when I got the experiments to work out. Work in UMass Amherst was very enjoyable, to live in Amherst not much though.
Student Assistant (Former Employee) – Lowell, MA – June 1, 2015
A typical day would be to answer phones and emails. I learned to be patient with the people I talk to and don't let there anger and frustration affect they way that I talk to them. Management is very helpful and friendly. My co-workers were friendly. The hardest part of the job is dealing with angry parents. The most enjoyable part of the job is the ability to help the person.
Manufacturing Technician II (Former Employee) – Jamaica Plain, MA – March 24, 2013
Checking cold rooms and storage areas. Entering data from plasma shipments, dressing in protective garments. How to handle bio hazard items safely, how to follow cGMP procedures, be able to work in a team friendly environment, all different walks of life, different cultures, young and old, educated and not. Lots of reading of new updates to procedures. Going to lunch together spending the week-end at a party, the holidays and the people
16 paid holiday, 2 weeks sick time allowed to be acrued vacation, retirement
Graduate Research Assistant (Current Employee) – North Dartmouth, MA – August 30, 2015
I am a graduate research assistant at University of Massachusetts. I work with a group of eight people all working towards the reliability of the systems. It a small group of people working together for world betterment.
I improved my ability to think, implement and acquired a knowledge to solve problems. The most enjoyable part of the job is attending group meetings where each person will talk about their research work and others provide the feedback to get the optimal solutions.
Graduate Assistant (Current Employee) – Boston, MA – February 14, 2014
-As an Graduate Assistant I am acquiring necessary research skills - The most enjoyable part of the job is learning new concepts about Business Intelligence & Business Analytic - Working in association with professor helps in building up my reporting skills & maintaining relationship with faculty.
I. Research Assistant (Current Employee) – Lowell, MA – March 23, 2015
Working at UMass Lowell was productive and get to learn many things. We worked on synthesis of nanoparticles such as silica nanoparticles coated with sugar. I assessed the cytotoxicity of these nanoparticles on mammalian cell lines like primary lung cells, macrophages and A549 cells. I have to troubleshoot the problems in cytoxicity and MIC assay which I considered as difficult part of my job. But at end, I get to learn many new techniques and get hands on experience on micro plate reader instrument, confocal microscopy and flow cytometry. Now I am looking for most challenging opportunities where I can apply my skills gained in laboratory.
Volunteer Research Assistant (Former Employee) – Boston, MA – July 1, 2014
A typical day at work consisted of assisting in the design and maintenance of online surveys and relational databases using GuideStar Non-Profit Organization website to collect tax information for non-Profit organization that are pro-choice or pro-life. I helped manage data collection projects by entering tax data and electronic mailing dead-lines and transcribing notes onto an Excel Spreadsheet. I learned how to do extensive research and how to manipulate the GuideStar public website in a timely manner. The manger of this research project was smart and had great patience in teaching others how to do the work effectively and efficiently. The most interesting part of the job was learning about the different organizations and what position was taken in regards to being pro-choice and pro life.
great work experience, excellent networking availability
Great opportunity to manage a group of people and work on my management skills.
Housing Operations Supervisor (Former Employee) – Amherst, MA – October 4, 2013
The days would fluctuate depending on what work was needed, making each day have something new to offer. Being in charge of a crew up to eight members that would fluctuate from semester to semester, I had to learn each member's skills in a short amount of time and decide what each person excelled at. From here, each member would work together using what he was best at to complete the tasks efficiently. The hardest part of the job was keeping these workers motivated, but at the same time, this was the most enjoyable part because it was an extremely enjoyable and successful working environment when we were all on the same page.
Graduate Research Assistant (Current Employee) – Lowell, MA – February 6, 2015
Anyone with a passion for plastics should come here. The access to instruments and equipment is unparalleled. Also professors are very approachable and take pleasure in the advancement of their students.
Computer lab consultant / IT Help Desk (Current Employee) – Boston, MA – June 5, 2015
- Provide IT Help Desk support and resolve technical issues - Maintain all the printers’ & card readers’ network and desktop computer workstations all over the campus. - Troubleshoot hardware and software issues - Assist students and professors with hardware and software in all the undergraduate & graduate labs - Assist students with disabilities with adaptive software and hardware technology - Help supervisors install hardware, software, and resolve technical issues
Research Assistant (Former Employee) – Amherst, MA – November 21, 2013
• Performed research experiments on Protein Degradation, Unfolding, and Protein Quality Control • Investigated the proteolytic activity between Response Regulators of Caulobacter crescentus and AAA+ ATP Dependent Protease. • Studied response regulators in different pathways and CtrA and CpdR response regulators by using various lab techniques, such as Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), Agarose Gel Electrophoresis, Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate (SDS) Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis, Miniprep, Restriction Digestion, Transformation, Western Blot, Synchronization, Bacterial Adenylate Cyclase Two-Hybrid System (BACTH), and Taq Error Prone Mutagenesis.