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Community College of Rhode Island — Biotechnology

Clubs & Organizations
What other ways can I get involved?

Networking is an important pathway to opportunities for education and employment. By staying active in clubs or organizations in your field you increase your chances for these opportunities to find you. Biotechnology is growing by leaps and bounds, especially in RI, and there are many avenues for you to learn outside the classroom that is supported by local groups, such as:

Tech Collective is the technology industry association of Rhode Island. It is an Industry Partner with the Governor's Workforce Board of Rhode Island for the Information Technology and Bioscience industries.

  • BioTuesdays: the Tech Collective hosts a networking opportunity on the first Tuesday of most months where you can meet with industry and academic professionals to learn more about opportunities in the biotech field. The events are often held at local biotechnology companies and include a tour of the facility. Events are free and they usually have drinks and snacks! Visit the online site.
  • GRRL Tech (Girls Reaching Remarkable Levels) - Tech Collective's GRRL Tech is an interactive technology expo offering female high school students an up-close and engaging look into dynamic and rewarding technology opportunities. Through industry mentoring and hands-on workshops, GRRL Tech aims to encourage STEM learning, break down gender myths, and offer career insight into STEM industries.

The New England Biotech Association hosts important events in the New England area.

Northeast Biomanufacturing Center and Collaborativeís mission is to coordinate local and regional efforts into a national biomanufacturing education and training system to promote, create, and sustain a qualified workforce. Its vision is to be the nationally recognized center of excellence that develops a world-class sustainable biomanufacturing workforce to improve the quality of life.