Accelerating Life Science Education & Workforce Development

Accelerating Life Science Education

Biocom California Institute is a 501(c)(3) organization established in 2008 by Biocom California, the largest and most experienced 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.

K-12 Life Science Programs

Taking students from science projects to science careers is at the heart of Biocom California Institute’s vision to inspire, prepare, and diversify the life sciences workforce. Life ScienceXP provides K–12 students and educators engaging, hands-on learning experiences in the life sciences.

Life Science Young Leaders High School Internship Program

The High School Internship Program is a paid internship opportunity for students in San Diego County (ages 16 to graduating seniors) interested in gaining experience in a life science company or research institution setting. Students work at cutting-edge companies and research institutions.

Life Science Young Leaders Fellowship Program

The Life Science Young Leaders Fellowship Program provides meaningful career readiness experiences to first-generation college students interested in a career in life science. Fellows participate in resume reviews, networking activities, industry events, and professional development opportunities.

Veterans in Life Science

Complete with job skills workshops, an industry-focused career fair and mentorship pairing, this program provides a holistic approach to addressing skills gaps, hiring and job-search challenges, and a unique direct connection between veterans and the life science industry.

Biocom California Career Lab

California’s go-to resource for life science job openings, job postings, career success stories, thought leadership and industry best practices.

Professional Development for Life Science Professionals

Through our education partners, we offer several courses that help life science professionals achieve personal and professional development. Biocom members receive exclusive discounts.

Biocom California Institute Graduate Education Fellowship

The Biocom California Institute Graduate Education Fellowship is a unique educational development opportunity designed to provide high potential graduate students an opportunity to teach and develop curriculum that would benefit students and educators in our K-16 system.

Sponsor a Program

Help make a difference in your community! Biocom California Institute programming transforms California’s life science ecosystem through opportunity. If you or your company are interested in supporting or sponsoring any of these programs, please contact us for more information. All support is tax-deductible.