Biotechnology and Bioengineering Career Program
A program funded by the National Science Foundation
Award No. DUE-0965874
Pathway to Successful Careers in Biotechnology and Bioengineering
Want to become a scientist the easy way?
Start at KCC and transfer to excellent four-year institutions:
Brooklyn College (Biotechnology), CCNY (Bioengineering) or Stony Brook (Bioengineering)
Receive$2000 stipend money ($500 per semester) while you stay in KCC AND
$4000 scholarship money at BC, CCNY or Stony Brook
Have opportunities to see medicine, science, and mathematics in action by doing research projects or internships at prominent medical centers and/or research labs.
Join the Academic Associates Program at BC that gets students involved in meaningful research and potentially work at the Kings County Hospital Trauma Center.
BS level, starting salary $68,000
MS level, starting salary $79,875
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects a 21 percent growth for biomedical engineers, with an estimated 3,000 new careers created in the industry through 2016.
Trips-students will visit science institutions such as the NY Hall of Science.
Science Career Day-get acquainted with research centers and biotechnology companies. Representatives from industry and academic research centers will expose students to their current developments and potential employment opportunities.
NYAS-Join the New York Academy of Sciences, a partnership of over 30 universities and academic medical centers that provides cutting-edge information to scientists all over the world.
Internet Cafe- A meeting place reserved for the cohort.
BBC Forums: Once each semester, the BBC educational forum will present to the faculty and participating students up-to-date research advances in the world ofbiomedicine, by inviting researches in the fields to give a guest lecture.
Science fair: An opportunity to present your research project at the regional science fair for community colleges in the NY metropolitan area.
All applicants must complete an application, found online,and return as a Word attachment to KCCBCC@gmail.comby APRIL 15, 2010
All students must take Honors Pre-calculus, MAT 14 and Biostatistics MAT 91, and pass with a minimum grade of B
Biotechnology cohort must take Bioinformatics, BIO/CIS 60 and pass with a minimum grade of B
Bioengineering cohort must take Applied Linear Algebra and Vector Analysis, MAT 82 and pass with a minimum grade of B
All students must maintain cumulativeacademic average 2.7 and 3.0 average in math and science