ATE Project Talks: Improving Awareness Through Curated Outreach and Internships in Protein Biomanufacturing


Talk 1: Curated Outreach Experiences Increase Awareness of the Biotechnology Industry and Career Education Pathways Description : This presentation will provide examples of innovative and effective approaches to improve the awareness of the biotechnology/life science industry and the biotechnology program amongst Santa Monica College (SMC) counselors, administrators, and potential students. Through the distribution of pre- and post-workshop surveys, the data shows that upon completion of an intentionally curated outreach event, SMC educators and administrators showed a 66 percent increase in awareness of what the biotechnology industry is, and these individuals felt they would be able to describe the term biotechnology ... Read more