Accelerating Life Science Education
Biocom California Institute is a 501(c)(3) organization established in 2008 by Biocom California, the advocate for California’s life science sector. Our mission is to develop and promote a skilled and diverse pipeline of talent to accelerate the growth of California’s life science ecosystem. We collaborate with the life science industry, government, non-profits, community college systems, institutions of higher education, and other stakeholders to meet and anticipate the workforce needs of the life science community and to promote the advancement of life science talent throughout the world.
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Job Seekers Programs
Life Science Young Leaders Fellowship Program
The Life Science Young Leaders Fellowship is a free 6-month life science career exploration program designed for college students, professionals, and job seekers from all walks of life.
Veterans in Life Sciences Fellowship Program
The Veterans in Life Sciences Fellowship is a free 6-month life science career exploration program designed for current and former military members.
NOVAworks Biocom Life Science Fellowship
A 6-month career exploration program designed for job seekers, offering industry connections, support, and personal growth, regardless of your science background.
HR Biotech Group (HRBG)
An inclusive forum in partnership with life science Human Resources professionals across California, where members can freely exchange valuable resources, innovative ideas, best practices, policies, programs, and networking opportunities.
HR Executive Educational Program
Nurture the future generation of HR leaders within the life science industry with an enriching platform for participants to learn, evolve, and establish valuable professional connections.
Professional Development for Life Science Professionals
Gain exclusive access to a diverse range of courses tailored to accelerate personal and professional growth for professionals in the life sciences
Graduate Education Fellowship
A unique opportunity for graduate students to gain teaching and curriculum development experience benefiting K-16 education.
Amgen Biotech Experience
In partnership with Miramar College, Biocom California Institute brings the Amgen Biotech Experience to San Diego, offering a hands-on science education program for secondary students.
Fill Your Workforce Needs
The Biocom California Institute provides resources to post your job openings on Career Hub, become a mentor for new talent, learn life science talent trends, facilitate industry tours for educators, and more. There are many ways to engage with us.
Biocom California Institute’s work is made possible through the generous contributions of our funders and the ongoing support of our partners. Thank you for being an essential part of our journey towards a skilled and diverse pipeline of talent to accelerate the growth of California’s life science ecosystem