Diversifying the Life Science Talent Pipeline

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.

Workforce Development Newsletter

Welcome to our monthly Workforce Development Newsletter. We are thrilled to offer a statewide newsletter centered around the future of work, dynamic partnerships, cutting-edge research, transformative programs, and upcoming events.

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Economic Impact Reports

The 2023 Biocom California Life Science Economic Impact Report, created in partnership with Deloitte, provides data on the performance of the life science industry in California during 2022. The report includes an overview of the economic impact in terms of jobs, labor income, and business output, along with key trends impacting the industry during the year.


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Discover your next career in Life Science

1,613 member companies, 50,652 jobs.

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

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Join us in unlocking new opportunities, fostering innovation, and shaping a brighter future for generations to come. Learn more about our programs and how you can get involved!

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