Learn and Earn Experience

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NEWS & EVENTS

Biotech Learn and Earn Interest form:
If you are interested in learning more about the Learn and Earn experience, please complete this form and a member of the Learn and Earn team will be in contact with you.

Biotech Learn and Earn Interest Form

WHAT IS THE LEARN & EARN (L&E) EXPERIENCE?

  • A career opportunity within the Biotech program at MCC that allows students to apply to work with a partner biotech company while completing their associate degree.
  • Work full-time while taking ~7 credits/semester (i.e., 1 lab class and 1 non-lab class).
  • Classes will be offered outside of the work schedule so that they don’t conflict.
  • Students will graduate with their associate degree within two years of beginning the opportunity.

BENEFITS:

  • It is an opportunity for students to gain significant paid work experience in the biotech industry while earning income and completing their Biotech associate degree.
  • A dedicated Learn and Earn team to support students during their time at MCC.
  • Participating employers will guarantee employment for 1 year(if performance meets expectations), with the potential for permanent positions thereafter.
  • Students are paid at least $22 - $30/hour (depending on shift), some with benefits.
  • Fulfills the Biotech internship (BIT 200) requirement with Dr. Bladon.
  • Participating students may be eligible for tuition scholarships and emergency funding if qualified.

WHAT IS THE POSITION?

  • Students will start as Manufacturing Technicians and be responsible for performing routine and critical manufacturing operations such as cell culture and protein purification while maintaining adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • There are opportunities to grow and progress within the company depending on performance and interests.
  • Participating employers include AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb, Pfizer, Quanterix, Ultragenyx, and Visterra.

FOR EMPLOYERS:

Learn and Earn provides a talented, highly qualified, and diverse pool of candidates for entry-level positions at biotech companies. If interested in becoming a Learn and Earn hiring partner, please contact the Office of Career Integrated Learning at ocil@middlesex.mass.edu


ALUMNI OF THE BIOTECH PROGRAM

Learn more about MCC biotech alumni: Bridget Byrne and Zeel Patel

QUESTIONS?

Please contact the Office of Career Integrated Learning at ocil@middlesex.mass.edu for more information. 

Last Modified: 10/18/23