Learn and Earn Experience

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NEWS & EVENTS

Biotech Learn and Earn Info Sessions: February 17th from 4:30 to 6 pm and March 10th from 4:30 to 6 pm

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



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

  • An opportunity within the Biotech program at MCC that allows you to work with a biotech company while completing your associate degree.
  • Work either part-time or 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 to gain significant paid work experience in the biotech industry while earning income and completing your Biotech associate's degree.
  • A dedicated Learn and Earn team to support you during your time at MCC.
  • Participating employers will guarantee employment for 1 year (if performance meets expectations), with the potential forpermanent positions thereafter.
  • You’ll get paid $18-20/hour (depending on shift), with benefits.
  • It will fulfill your 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?

  • You 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 your performance and interests.
  • For 2020-2021, Abbvie and Takeda are the participating employers.

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: 2/12/21