Learn and Earn Experience

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NEWS & EVENTS

Biotech Learn and Earn Info Sessions for Students

To learn more about the Learn and Earn experience, please register for an upcoming info session: rb.gy/m4isok and contact Stefana Soitos: soitoss@middlesex.mass.edu



WHAT IS THE LEARN & EARN (L&E) EXPERIENCE?

  • A career opportunity within the Biotech program at MCC that allows students to apply to work with a partner biotech company while completing their associate degree.
  • Work full-time while taking ~7 credits/semester (i.e., 1 lab class and 1 non-lab class).
  • Classes will be offered outside of the work schedule so that they don’t conflict.
  • Students will graduate with their associate degree within two years of beginning the opportunity.

 BENEFITS: 

  • It is an opportunity for students to gain significant paid work experience in the biotech industry while earning income and completing their Biotech associate's degree.
  • dedicated Learn and Earn team to support students during their time at MCC.
  • Participating employers will guarantee employment for 1 year(if performance meets expectations), with the potential for permanent positions thereafter.
  • Students are paid at least $20/hour(depending on shift), with benefits.
  • Fulfills the Biotech internship (BIT 200) requirement with Dr. Bladon.
  • Participating students can be eligible for tuition scholarships and emergency funding if they qualify.

WHAT IS THE POSITION?

  • Students will start as a Manufacturing Technician and be responsible for performing routine and critical manufacturing operations such as cell culture and protein purification, while maintaining adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • There are opportunities to grow and progress within the company depending on performance and interests.
  • Participating employers include: Takeda, AbbVie, Ultragenyx, Bristol Myers, and Pfizer

FOR EMPLOYERS:

Learn and Earn provides a talented, highly qualified, and diverse pool of candidates for entry-level positions at biotech companies. If interested in becoming a Learn and Earn hiring partner, please contact Stefana Soitos: soitoss@middlesex.mass.edu


ALUMNI OF THE BIOTECH PROGRAM

Learn more about MCC biotech alumni: Bridget Byrne and Zeel Patel

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Stefana Soitos, soitoss@middlesex.mass.edu, and talk with Dr. Bladon for more information. 

Last Modified: 8/2/21