High school teachers and college instructors have developed several interesting approaches for career education. Many of the articles in this list include downloadable worksheets and handouts that have been contributed by the biotech education community.
At long last, Biotechopoly™: Antibody Edition is available from The Game Crafter . We are using a print-on-demand format to make the game available for the cost of materials and printing. Plan ahead. It will take about three weeks for the game to be printed and shipped.
There are almost as many ways to explore biotechnology careers as there are careers to explore. This page highlights examples from a career exploration course at City College of San Francisco and from Digital World Biology. Read more
We recently updated Biotech-Careers.org to identify biotechnology companies that have career and (or) internship pages. Almost half (over 3900) of the nearly 8000 companies in the database have one or more "Careers" pages on their websites as of today (June 9, 2020). A company's "careers" page(s) often describe a company's team, culture, and provide links to available jobs. A much ... Read more
Summer is about road construction. Summer is also a good time for website construction. In that spirit, we updated Biotech Careers and added many improvements in content layout and information integration. Major updates include new layouts for content and improved ways of showing related content. Other changes and fixes improve the site's look and feel. We also improved how we ... Read more
Julie Reis, a National Board Certified Science Teacher from Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco, CA, recently told us how she uses Biotech-Careers.org for a student career search activity. Students follow her directions, complete the worksheet information on brightly colored paper, and post their results around the classroom.
Ms. Reis has kindly made her student instructions and worksheet ... Read more