Step 1: Know the Cal Poly Biotech Internship Requirements
-Students must read!
About the Biotech Internship Program
Course requirement for Biotech major, road map to graduation
When do I start looking for an internship position
What kind of work is qualified for internship
How long does the internship last?
Where do I start looking?
What to do after finding an internship s
Discussion board - experience exchanging
(Requires loggin)
Step 2: Write a Resume and Research the Biotech Industry
-also remember to add your name to the internship email list
Link to Cal Poly Career Center
Resume writing guide
Careers in Biotechnology - job descriptions and salary ranges
Step 3: Look for Opportunities Around You
-Explore and find exciting opportunities!

Cal Poly Co-Op Education positions New opening!!
American Red Cross-right on campus, jobs

Saffing services -best way to find local part-time jobs

City of Hope Summer Student Program -Cancer res. appl. due Feb

Companies around campus-practice networking with industry

Other tips:
  • Watch out flyers on this site and around campus
  • Don't forget opportunities at the federal, state, county health department (contact the coordinator for details)
  • Network with your friends, family members, professors, etc.
Step 4: Internship opportunities nationwide

Nationwide internship programs and resources
Search biotech companies nationwide Hoover', Biotechnology, Biospace, Biotech Browser

Step 5: Contact the Regional Development Offices
- look for career services
Pasadena entretec - San Gabriel Valley
Southern California Biomedical Council - Greater LA area
Inland Empire Economic Partnership (IEEP) - Riverside/San Bernardina
Final Step: Register for 2 units of BIO441 and Work Hard!!
After finding an internship sponsor, get the pink BIO441 form from the department office. Fill in the job info and have your internship supervisor read and sign. The Internship Coordinator will sign if the job is approved. Turn in the pink form to the department office before enrolling in BIO441 through BroncoDirect.