If you are a high school student at Berkeley, Oakland Tech, Antioch or San Marin and are interested in exploring a career in biotechnology, Biotech Partners’ Biotech Academy may be right for you!
Our academic curriculum and hands-on lab training are designed to give students the knowledge and skills necessary to gain access to a career in biotechnology, a growing industry that offers well-paid jobs and real opportunities for career advancement and continued education. Students enrolled in the Biotech Academy are given the opportunity to complete an 6-8 week paid summer internship at abioscience company or institution.
Biotech Academy students receive numerous “no-cost” work readiness services, including:
Tutoring in science and study skills
Resume-writing, “Dress for Success,” and job interview workshops
Guest speakers from biotech companies and universities
Scholarships for clothing, transportation, and community college
Upon completion of the Biotech Academy Program, students are eligible to enroll in the Bioscience Career Institute. This two-year program consists of a year-long biotech job and courses which lead to a Certificate of Achievement in Bioscience.
Graduates qualify for entry-level biotech positions earning $35,000- $50,000 per year and receive help finding job opportunities.
contact BPinfo@biotechpartners.org for more information.