An internship is a great way to learn about biotechnology from experienced professionals in the field. As an intern you will:
Companies may post available intern positions on their career sites
CCRI’s Cooperative Education and Career Placement Center may be able to find you an internship.
Job posting search engines are also a good way to find internships. You can narrow your search criteria to available positions.
Job shadowing is an emerging practice similar to a very restricted internship. As a shadower you will follow a professional through his/her daily work activities. Shadowing provides a basic introduction to the position you are considering and answers the questions, “Why do I have to learn this stuff?” and “Would I want to work in this position for his company?”
Job Shadow has a list of participating companies.