WHAT THE HECK IS BIOTECH?™
Are you a student interested in science, a young adult curious about the biotech industry, or an adult hoping to make a career change? Join us for one of our What the Heck is Biotech?™ workshops!
What the Heck is Biotech?™ is a community workshop series that aims to explain the biotech industry and introduce community members or students to the possible career pathways across varying levels of education.
We offer three different formats of programming, designed with different audiences and outcomes in mind. Learn more about our offerings below.
YOUNG ADULT WORKSHOP
Are you an adult looking to enter the biotech industry or an adult hoping to make a career change?
During this 2-hour LabCentral Ignite workshop, learn what biotech is about, hear from industry professionals as they share their stories and journeys into biotech, engage in a lab activity, and discover what potential career opportunities exist for you, your family, and your friends!
Our adult workshops are presented in partnership with instructors from MassBioEd.
HIGH SCHOOL WORKSHOP
Curious about what it is like for an early-stage biotech company? Interested to learn what roles exist?
During this 1.5-hour LabCentral Ignite workshop, students will learn what a biotech startup company does, the different roles that exist, and key terms, and use this new knowledge in a fun and engaging activity!
If you have a group of students interested in exploring a state-of-the-art biotech laboratory space in the heart of Kendall Square and learning about the life sciences industry, connect with us to set up a tour!