Lab Assistant

Writing a great lab assistant resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Emberlynn Miltenberger | (483) 404-6044 | Bowling Green, KY


As a Lab Assistant for over 1 year, I have gained great experience in the field. My responsibilities included conducting various tests and experiments, as well as maintaining lab equipment. I was also responsible for keeping accurate records of all my findings. My experiences has taught me how to be extremely detail-oriented and organized, both qualities that are essential in this field.


Lead Lab Assistant at Baptist Health, KYMay 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 3 lab assistants in conducting experiments and recording data.
  • Performed over 200 tests per week with 98% accuracy.
  • Trained 2 new lab assistants on proper procedures and protocols.
  • Maintained cleanliness and safety standards in the laboratory at all times.
  • Completed all assignments within specified deadlines.
  • Wrote detailed reports of experimental findings for review by senior staff.

Lab Assistant II at Norton Healthcare, KYJul 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Ran and monitored over 50 laboratory tests each day with a 98% accuracy rate.
  • Maintained cleanliness throughout the lab by cleaning all surfaces and equipment daily.
  • Label, stock, and organize supplies as needed to ensure smooth operation of the lab.
  • Trained new Lab Assistants on proper procedures for running tests and maintaining the space.
  • Acted as a liaison between patients and doctors by providing test results in a timely manner.
  • Monitored inventory levels and placed orders for necessary supplies.


High School Diploma at Lexington Catholic High School, Lexington, KYAug 2016 - May 2021

I've learned how to read, write, and do math.


  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Google Docs
  • Data Entry

Raneem Wissman | (556) 101-8726 | Pittsburgh, PA


I am a Lab Assistant with over 1 year of experience. I have worked in both academic and research settings, providing support to students, faculty, and staff. My responsibilities have included maintaining lab equipment, preparing materials for experiments, conducting data analysis, and presenting results. I have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, which has allowed me to keep the labs running smoothly. I am also proficient in multiple software programs relevant to the field of science.


Lead Lab Assistant at University of Pittsburgh, PAMar 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed all assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Led team of 4 lab assistants on daily basis, ensuring that all tasks were completed accurately and according to schedule.
  • Maintained laboratory equipment and chemicals according to safety regulations.
  • Performed various tests and experiments under the guidance of senior scientists.
  • Documented results of tests and experiments accurately in designated software program.
  • Created new methods for testing which increased accuracy by 15%.

Lab Assistant II at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PAJul 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Ran daily PCR experiments to test for the presence of various diseases in patient samples.
  • Carried out cell culture maintenance and expansion according to protocols.
  • Wrote standard operating procedures (SOPs) for new laboratory techniques.
  • Trained new lab assistants on proper sample handling and experiment setup.
  • Analyzed data from experiments using Excel and GraphPad Prism software.


High School Diploma at Central High School, Philadelphia, PASep 2017 - May 2021

I've learned to read, write, and do math at a high school level.


  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Google Docs/Drive