Overview

Whether you're an experienced laboratory professional, a new graduate, or currently a student in the sciences, we invite you to explore the clinical laboratories at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Here you will be a valued member of an outstanding health-care team and will experience the exemplary environment of one of the world's leading health-care institutions.

The Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology's (DLMP) mission is to provide the highest quality laboratory and pathology services to the patients, physicians, and others we serve. At one of the largest laboratories in the world, more than 3,300 people work in 50 specialty laboratories and perform more than 16,000,000 tests per year. Our work is performed by a highly skilled team of medical professionals, including pathologists, physicians, scientists, medical technologists, medical technicians, lab assistants, biologists, chemists, microbiologists, geneticists, and other specialists. We receive patient specimens for testing from Mayo Clinic and Mayo Health System and are a reference laboratory for other clinics and hospitals the world over.

Our employees are hired into a specific laboratory to allow for focused training and enhancement of specialty job skills. This ensures that the highest level of expertise in testing and consultation is available. Many of our clinical laboratory staff choose to make a long-term commitment to a specialty area and spend their entire career in the laboratory setting, while others elect to pursue other opportunities such as management, education, research, marketing, or computer science.