Animal Care Associate

Job Overview:

Why we need you to join our team!

Labcorp Drug Development helps to develop new drugs, medical devices and diagnostics. Your role is vital to improving the health of family, friends and animals.

What will you be doing:

This entry level role requires no experience, just an interest in working with small and large animals in a laboratory setting.
  • Maintaining the highest standards of animal care and welfare in accordance with the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC)
  • Performing daily cleaning, feeding of our laboratory animals
  • Providing environmental and dietary enrichment
  • Learning and applying proper handling and restraint techniques
  • Working in a fast paced, team environment

How will you be rewarded!

Working in Madison, WI our Animal Care workers:
  • Receive a sign-on bonus of $3000 ($1500 upon hire and another $1500 after 6 months)!
  • Pay rate: $16 per hour
  • Work a rotating 1 st shift (shift differential applies) including weekends, some holidays and some overtime
  • Enjoy 24 days of personal-time-off (PTO) (pro-rated depending on start date)
  • Have the option to participate in the Labcorp Education Advantage program where you have access to over 15 Undergraduate On-line Degree Programs offered through Arizona State University (ASU). Tuition is paid by Labcorp!
  • Have access to other great benefits including: tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and of course medical and dental insurance.


  • High school diploma or GED


  • No experience required
  • Prior experience working in a cleaning role or working with animals is helpful, but not required

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