Hands-on training for jobs in the real world is what we are all about! Biotechnology touches nearly every aspect of each of our lives, and you’ve got to actually TOUCH biotechnology to prepare for thoughtful, productive work. Join one or many projects and get the experience you are looking for! i-Cultiver employs students on camps in CCC-BEST, the cannabis industry relies on solid biotechnology skills, and Urban Tilth is our customer for the Soil Microbiome Project. Experience the use of living organisms and bioprocesses and prepare for a career in medicine, environmental (“green”) technology, food and agriculture, engineering, cannabis, diagnostics, and other applications. Education is way more than lectures and tests!
Projects in the program
Start getting a paycheck in biotech while you are still in school. i-Cultiver hires CCC students for part-time lab work right here on campus to gain professional laboratory experience at a great local company. I-Cultiver is a company that brings scientific innovation and analysis to agriculture. CCC biotech students can join the team to turn field samples into valuable information for farmers
CCC-Biotech-summer Camp is an innovative summer experience for rising juniors and seniors in high school. Through engaging lectures and hands-on laboratory experiences, learn biotech processes and how they are applied to real biotechnology jobs in the bay area and elsewhere.
The cannabis industry is regulated, depends on living organisms to produce its product, and is a robust job engine in the SF Bay Area. CCC’s biotechnology program is glad to contribute to a professional, educated cannabis workforce focused on quality products, consumer safety, and compliance with regulations.
CCC’s Biotechnology program has developed a partnership with a community group called Urban Tilth to study the soil as they develop it at their North Richmond Farm. Urban Tilth has been active in Richmond for over 10 years with a mission is to build a healthy, sustainable, and just food system. CCC’s biotechnology program will contribute microbiome information…