Computer Labs - Puyallup - Lab Tech Openings

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


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.


Interview Days
Monday, June 17, and Tuesday, June 18, O301, Computer Lab (Ft Steilacoom Campus)
Wednesday, June 19 and Thurs, June 20, C272 Computer Center (Puyallup 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.


Chosen applicants will attend four days of intensive training in preparation for Fall Quarter 2013.

Paid Training involves presentations, a lecture series, movies, and hands-on instruction. Job shadowing will take place during July to mid-August. Tentative training days are:

  • Friday, June 28, Friday, July 12, Friday, September 13, and Friday, September 20.
  • Subject to change
  • C272 Computer Center (Puyallup Campus)
  • O103 Computer Lab (Ft Steilacoom Campus)


Please fill out and submit this form to apply to become a student lab assistant! (Accepting applications until June 7, 2013.)

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Click on the Submit button to send your application. You will receive a confirmation from Laura Bagley. This window will close upon successful submission.

Puyallup Labs

College Center 272 (Main Lab)
College Center 270
College Center 274
Arts and Allied Health 132
(Student Multimedia Center)

Who's On Duty

C272A: Edwin Piedra

C272B: Joshua Walters

AAH132a: No one on duty