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Environmental Laboratory Assistant

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Nova Scotia Community College
Acronyme : NSCC
Type : Établissement d'enseignement
Mandat : Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), the only English-language public college in Nova Scotia, consists of thirteen campuses at sixteen sites throughout the province. Academic and training programs are offered at NSCC through five academic schools: Access, Applied Arts and New Media, Business, Health and Human Services, and Trades and Technology. NSCC works closely with employers in the province, including community, business, industry, and government, to determine employment needs and develop appropriate relevant programming. Employers in Nova Scotia are demanding employees who possess global awareness, broad technological knowledge, and above-average skills in their occupational areas. Nova Scotia Community College is dedicated to developing and delivering programs that produce employable individuals who are highly skilled, knowledgeable, and competitive in occupational areas, and who possess good interpersonal skills, global awareness, and an appreciation for excellence. NSCC is involved in a variety of international activities. The mandate of the NSCC Centre for International Activities is the internationalization of Nova Scotia Community College. Implementation of the IYI Program enables the Centre for International Activities to fulfill its mandate.
Adresse : 5685 Leeds Street, PO Box 1153
Halifax, Nova Scotia,
B2J 2X1
FAX: (902) 491-1662
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Zoran Kondali
Courriel : zoran.kondali@nscc.ca
Pays : Sainte-Lucie
Ville : Castries
Secteur : Distribution d'eau et assainissement
Description du stage : The Caribbean Environmental Health Institute was established in 1988 with the mandate to identify cost effective solutions to environmental health problems in the 16 Member States. The Institute is equipped with a full service analytical laboratory providing capacity for a number of testing procedures. In. addition, CEHI is also actively involved in a number of environmentally related issues, such as fresh water resources, biomedical waste and environmental surveillance capacity building.

In Canada
The intern's responsibilities during the In-Canada portion of the internship will be as follows:

- gain a better understanding of the host organization and country, as well as of specific internship responsibilities
- in cooperation with the Project Coordinator evaluate and possibly redefine career goals
- establish direct contact with the host organization (introduction, discussion on relevant placement details)
- active participation in the mandatory pre-departure orientation program at Nova Scotia Community College, as well as in the orientation program organized by the Centre for Inter-cultural Learning
- active participation in the mandatory debriefing program

The intern will assist the laboratory team at CEHI with implementation of in-field sample collection processes and provision of effective environmental related laboratory services. Best practices from Canada and St. Lucia in relevant laboratory procedures will be analyzed and potential application opportunities will be identified. As directed by the Laboratory Director, the intern will be expected to:

- actively plan and implement in-field sample collection activities
- actively participate in various laboratory procedures respecting good laboratory practices
- observe and implement quality management systems
- plan, develop and implement analytical techniques using various equipment
- present best practices from Canada and analyze potential applicability in St. Lucia
- identify best practices from St. Lucia and analyze potential applicability in Canada
- perform related duties as required
Organisation d'accueil : Caribbean Environmental Health Institute
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The mandate of the Caribbean Environmental Health Institute is to provide leadership to its Member States in order to improve and support policy development decisions that are consistent with the goals and targets of the Caribbean Cooperation in Health initiative and in collaboration with national, regional and international organizations.