Located on the edge of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, Sera Prognostics, Inc. is a women’s health diagnostics company dedicated to improving the health of babies and mothers. We are a growing company tasked with becoming a global leader in high value women’s health diagnostics, delivering pivotal information to physicians that will improve health and improve the economics of healthcare delivery. According to Sera’s CEO, employees here must possess three qualities to be successful: 1) the individual must be passionate and dedicated to changing the world; 2) they must be smart and work smart; and 3) they must have absolute integrity. If this is you, we urge you to keep reading!

We are seeking a Instrument Control Engineer (ICE) Intern for our CLIA/CAP/NYDOH accredited laboratory based in Salt Lake City. This role assists in activities associated with laboratory instrumentation and equipment operation and maintenance for the Sera Clinical Laboratory (SCL). The Instrument Control Engineer Intern assists the ICE team to ensure that the infrastructure necessary for laboratory operations is operating at its highest possible capacity while maintaining quality results.

This position is required to be onsite and located in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Temporary period: Three months.


  • Perform and document routine instrument maintenances (30%)
  • Weekly Maintenances
  • Monthly Maintenances
  • Quarterly Maintenances
  • Mass Spectrometry Operation (20%)
  • LCMS start-up and worklist import
  • LCMS Reagent preparation
  • Process Improvement Project(s) (20%)
  • Method Development (20%)
  • Respond to Instrument Service Request Ticket (10%)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Recent graduate of, or currently enrolled in a chemical, physical, or biological science or medical technology program in an accredited institution.
  • Dexterous and able to use tools.
  • Proficient in the use of computers and basic software packages (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel).
  • Ability to read, understand and adhere to standard operating procedures.

A successful candidate will also possess the following

  • One year of pertinent clinical laboratory experience in high complexity testing.
  • Experience with (LC-MS instrumentation) Liquid Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry.
  • Experience with and understanding of (CAP) College of American Pathologists clinical testing regulations.
  • Experience in immunology, antibody capture, and (ELISA) Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay technologies.

Pay Range

$17.00 to $23.00 per hour.

How to Apply

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