A typical day at work consist of preparing Electron Spray Ionization Mass Spectroscopy (ESI-MS) sample, and running the samples through the ESI-MS, cleaning dishes, organizing the lab, keeping my laboratory notebook updated, and assisting the graduate students when they need help.
During my time at this job, I learned how to prepare samples for the ESI-MS and proton and carbon Nuclear Magnetic Resonances (NMRs). I also learned how to analyze the carbon and hydrogen NMRs and ESI-MS.
The management is fair, I have no complaints.
The workplace culture is fun, determined, and motivated.
The hardest part of the job is being in control of my project's progress being an undergraduate with a full class schedule.
The most enjoyable part of the job are meeting new people, attending conferences, and having the experience working on a paper that was published last October.
Free lunches, seminars, guest speakers, watch Master's and PhD defenses