Online Resources for Career Planning
We've pulled together some web-based resources here for career planning, entrepreneurial education, and internship opportunities.
Professional Organizations for In-Demand Career Fields
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs
Life Sciences Industry Information and Associations
Life Sciences Companies, Organizations and Institute Databases
Search for California internships in biotechnology or pharmaceutical or companies. If you've already worked on a faculty-mentored research project, you might have a competitive advantage in applying for these positions. Make sure to include a description of your research project and the skills you learned in your cover letter or resume!
- See also the BioSpace Career Centers at BayBio and BIOCOM, where you can also post your resume
- Health Career Connection offers health IT and healthcare internships
- Several larger life sciences companies, with operations in California, offer formal (paid) internship programs (summer internship applications usually due in winter):
Regional Resources for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses
BayBio Institute's NEST Programs
National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Small Business Funding Opportunities
California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) - the state stem cell agency