2023 Career Academies Information

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Biotechnology Career Academy

In collaboration with Bay Area LEEDS, this short-term one-week course is designed to introduce students to a full range of careers in the field of biotechnology. Students will gain an understanding of the variety of careers in biotechnology and understand the educational requirements. Students will meet scientists and others working in the field of biotechnology who will share progress being made in genetic modification, forensics, stem cell research, disease detection and control. They will also be exposed to bioethical issues related to biotechnological advances in society, and hear from an industry panel about pathways to high wage, high skill, high demand careers in the field. 

How to Apply, Register, & Enroll:
  1. Apply to DVC and obtain DVC student ID#.
    1. This will be a 7-digit number with no letters
  2. Register for your desired Career Academies. (Click button below)
    1. You will need to create a new profile for our registration site with a new username and password
      1. This is a different and new username and password than the dvc.edu site where you received your ID# from.
    2. Once you have created a profile, you will be able to register for the academies.
  3. Enroll by submitting Special Admissions Recommendation Form.
    1. Please wait to do this until you have received an email stating you have been moved to the roster of your academy.
    2. Email will contain all the information you will need to complete the form.

Register today!

For more information:

Please contact us at dvccareeracademies@dvc.edu