Computer Labs - Student Lab Assistant Job Information

Being a student lab assistant takes team work!
The student lab assistant provides a helpful service to the lab user while gaining valuable real-life work experience which utlimately enhances their technological as well as communication skills. Comments below are from previous Student Lab Assistants.

"The flexibility given to me in my schedule so that I never had a conflict with any class is a great thing." --Nick Newman

"The most important thing you will be doing is helping people get stuff done; making them feel comfortable with the machines and building their confidence." --Quinn Gilcrease

"I enjoyed the interaction with students and being able to show them how to use the machines and software to accomplish their objectives." --Eric Lester

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Qualities Desired

  • Honesty, punctuality and a sense of responsibility is essential
  • Participatory and a people person
  • Welcoming attitude
  • Clean and neat appearance
  • Must be taking at least 10 credits at Pierce College to apply.

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Interview Days
Monday, June 16, and Tuesday, June 17, C272, Computer Center (Puyallup Campus)
Wednesday, June 18 and Thurs, June 19, O301 Computer Lab (Ft. Steilacoom Campus)

All applicants are required to attend 10 minutes during one Orientation Session, complete an application as well as participate in a multi-layered interview process in order to be considered for a position.

Lab Assistant positions will be filled based on the following criteria, listed in order of importance.

  • The applicant's availability MUST fit within our needs in order to ensure maximum lab coverage.
  • The interview evaluation.

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Chosen applicants will attend four days of intensive training in preparation for Fall Quarter 2014.

Paid Training involves presentations, a lecture series, movies, and hands-on instruction. Job shadowing will take place during July to mid-August. ALL TRAINING DAYS REQUIRE MANDATORY ATTENDANCE! The tentative schedule for training is:

  • Friday, July 11, Friday, July 18, Friday, September 12, and Friday, September 19.
  • Subject to change
  • C272 Computer Center (Puyallup Campus)
  • O301 Computer Lab (Ft Steilacoom Campus)

ATTENTION!

Please attend 10 - 15 minutes of an Orientation Session to begin the process of applying to work as a Student Lab Assistant. Pick up an Orientation Schedule in O301 Computer Lab in Ft. Steilacoom.

Fort Steilacoom Labs

Olympic 301/302 (Main Lab)
Design Studio C405 (inside the Library, 4th floor)

Puyallup Labs

College Center 272 (Main Lab)
College Center 270
College Center 274
Student Multimedia Center AAH132