Program type: Paid high school internship with on-the-job training in the laboratory + classroom work
Accreditation: High school credit* + college credit* + Foundation of Biomanufacturing Certificate
Length of program: 1 school year = 32 weeks
Location: Bothell, WA, US
Program start: Program begins in September 2020
Candidate profile: High school juniors interested in launching their career after high school – scroll to the bottom of this page for more information
*High school credit offered through participating schools. College credit earned through Shoreline Community College.
The BioPath Internship Program for high school students provides a combination of theoretical training and hands-on floor work. Theoretical and practical activities include GMP basics/concepts, a general understanding of science (basics of cell growth, protein chemistry, chemistry, mass transfer), operations basics (media and solution prep, cell expansion, bioreactor operation, filter operation, ultrafiltration operation, chromatography, liquid handling), and planned experiments.
We offer hourly compensation, plus college credit through Shoreline Community College. The BioPath Internship Program includes on-the-job training and a potential full-time job offer upon high school graduation for qualified students who apply for full-time positions through our job portal.
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The BioPath Internship Program is similar to a trade school program, providing intensive training followed by the potential opportunity to launch a career in biotechnology.
Interested in a career after high school*
Has taken a chemistry class
High school junior, going into their senior year
Student who has the attributes outlined below
*We encourage qualified interns to apply for full-time positions at AGC Biologics after high school graduation. AGC Biologics offers a tuition assistance program to full-time employees who are interested in earning a college degree later on.
Kinesthetic learner: does well in classes that require hands-on workshops or activities
Dependable and reliable: arrives on time and ready to work
Team player: participates in team organizations or activities
Instruction follower: ability to understand and follow detailed instructions
Detail oriented: enjoys projects that involve complicated processes
Good with documentation: may do really well in chemistry lab or classes where documentation is required
Careful worker: works carefully and values a project that’s done correctly rather than quickly