BIOTECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP at Hunter College - (BIOL 410 / 610)
OVERVIEW: Workshop in biotechnology techniques (4-credit, 4-week) followed by a 3-month internship
with stipend as well as job placement opportunities in a biotechnology company, biomedical
research laboratory, or biotech-related field.
ELIGIBILITY: Biology students must be enrolled in or have taken a course in molecular biology.
WORKSHOP CURRICULUM: Project-oriented course where students learn state-of-the-art skills in cell and
molecular biology. Lecture material focuses on the scientific foundation of each protocol
and the broad medical application of cell and molecular biology to areas such as therapeutics,
gene therapy, diagnostics and forensics.
INTERNSHIP: Students who successfully complete the Workshop with a grade of B or better are
eligible to acquire additional skills and gain work experience through paid internships
for a period of 3 months.
JOB PLACEMENT: This program helps students develop their resumes and to obtain a position in a
biotech company, research laboratory or a biotechnology-related field.
SCHEDULE: January Intersession and the month of June