A Career Awaits You in the Life Sciences
From Bioversity’s own 8 week training program to associate degree programs, or directly into a job, explore your path into a career in Massachusetts’ fastest growing industry.
Bioversity at Southline Boston
At our dedicated classroom and lab training facility in Dorchester, Bioversity is running five 8-week workforce training programs in 2024 to train people with a high school degree to learn the foundational technical and soft skills necessary to be hired in an entry-level scientific operations role at a local biotech company. These are full-time jobs with great pay and benefits and excellent opportunities for promotion. Applications are open now.
Why a Life Sciences Career?
A career in the life sciences – at a Massachusetts biotech company, for example, – means you are working each day to advance new therapies, treatments, and cures for the hardest to treat diseases. Even if you’re not a scientist, jobs in this field are rewarding and engaging with excellent pay, exceptional benefits, and upward mobility. The reality is that you may already have the skills and experience necessary to enter this industry and immediately make a difference.
High School Diploma or GED
There are numerous short-term certificate training programs available to people with a high school degree – most come at no-cost to learners and provide a stipend – that teach the skills necessary to launch into a life sciences job and career.
2-Year College Degree
If you have a two-year degree, you are ready to work in the life sciences. There are also a variety of training programs available to you that can give you a leg up as you look ahead in your career.
4-Year College Degree
Demand for talent is growing quickly at life sciences companies across Massachusetts. Even if you don’t have a science degree, there are jobs for you: 30-40% of jobs at life sciences companies are in scientific and business operations. Jobs in things like communications, human resources, accounting, and legal are waiting for you.
Hello, I’m a Senior Lab Manager
My entry into this industry was attending the Just A Start Biomedical Certificate Program. This was my first time learning about the Biotech industry and how amazing and rewarding a career in this field...Read more
Hello, I’m a Healthcare Entrepreneur
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Bioversity, a Massachusetts incorporated non-profit with pending 501c3 status, blazes training pathways and creates employer connections for underrepresented populations and individuals traditionally left out of the life sciences to quickly propel them into well-paying jobs and lifelong careers. We aspire to an equitable life sciences industry that reflects the patient communities it serves and delivers career opportunities to all who want them.