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Biotech Career Mentors Needed--Inspire Students & Promote Your Industry

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Carlmont High School

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Biotech Symposium
A few of our students at the inaugural Biotech Symposium.

Want to make a difference in a teenager’s life? We are looking for mentors to share career information with 11th-grade high school students. For the 2021-22 school year, we will try a hybrid approach of both in-person and remote interactions.

Who you are: We are mostly looking for professionals in a science-related career, or non-science professionals working in a science-related organization or company.

Who we are: Carlmont High School’s Biotechnology Institute, a small learning community for 50 science-minded 11th-grade students. Where we are: In Belmont, 22 miles south of San Francisco.

Time Commitment: The program will run November 2021-May 2022, with a set curriculum that drives the interactions. Most mentors report spending 2-4 hours per month for ongoing communication.

What do mentors actually do? As a mentor, you will share information about your career and the path you took to get where you are today. Discussing your education, previous jobs, and promotions and what your role looks like on a day-to-day basis is the cornerstone of our program. Key deliverables that you will work on with a student include developing SMART goals, delivering an elevator pitch, creating a resume, and participating in mock interviews.

For more information, visit our website at http://www.carlmontbti.org/Mentor-or-Volunteer/index.html

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About Carlmont High School

Location:

1400 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont, CA 94002, US

Mission Statement

To provide skills and knowledge required for the biotechnology industry, developing a post-secondary plan for entry into STEM fields both in college and career.

Description

The Carlmont High School Biotech Institute is a small learning community with a focus on biotechnology education and experience. This unique program allows students to engage in workplace learning with cross-curricular projects to investigate real-world problems. The curriculum includes classes in English and Social Studies from a perspective of science and technology as well as laboratory skills in our state of the art classrooms, to prepare students to study biotechnology or other sciences in college.

We work closely with professionals in the biotech industry to expose students to the myriad of opportunities in this growing and exciting field.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1400 Alameda de las PulgasBelmont, CA 94002

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • STEM
  • Youth Services
  • Technical Writing
  • Pharmacology

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Most mentors report volunteering 2-4 hours per month.
  • Positive attitude, passionate about your career, patient with forgetful teenagers, and a sense of humor is always welcome.

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