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Deadline Extended! 2023 BioTech Trek to Boston, March 13-16, 2023

Are you interested in a career in biotech? The Loeb Center is hosting a career exploration trek in Boston during Spring Break (March 13-16, 2023). There is no cost to participate.
We will visit start-ups, larger companies, and labs, talk to researchers and innovators, and learn about a range of technical and non-technical roles. You will emerge with a clearer-eyed view of the field, understand a range of job functions and how to prepare for them, and meet a LOT of Amherst alumni who want to help you succeed.

Program Expectations:

  • Mandatory participation in pre-departure orientation session February 25th
  • Completion of all pre-departure research assignments
  • Full participation in all group discussions, conversations with alumni, and site visits
  • Participation in post-trip debrief session(s)
  • Those accepted into the program will sign a contract committing to the program.

To apply, submit a resume and letter of interest via Handshake. The letter of interest should include responses to the following:

  1. Why does a potential career in the biotech field interest you?
  2. What current development or topic in biotech is of most concern/interest to you and why?
  3. What would you hope to learn about careers in the biotech industry that you do not already know?
  4. How do you imagine that this trek might impact your career exploration or decision making?