Press Release - Office of College Advancement

Monday, April 30, 2007
Office of College Advancement
Ohlone College
510.659.6206
www.ohlone.edu

For Immediate Release:

Event: Ohlone College Biotechnology Information & Career Fair
Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2007
Time:
  • Biotech Info & Career Fair 5:00-7:00pm
  • Speaker Panel 7:00-8:15pm
Where: Newark/Fremont Hilton, 39900 Balentine Drive, Newark, CA 94560
Admission: Free
Info: www.ohlone.edu/go/biotechfair, (510) 659-6024

Ohlone College Biotechnology Information & Career Fair

Fremont, CA—The Bay Area is a catalyst for the fastest growing biotechnology companies. If you want a career as a biotech technician, biotech scientist, or want to learn more about the development of the biotechnology industry, the Ohlone Biotech Information & Career Fair is the right place for you. Ohlone College is sponsoring the Biotech Information & Career Fair, where several companies including Genitope, Cell Genesys, and Amgen will be represented to answer burning questions. They will teach about their products and current projects for the future. Special speakers from these local biotech companies will present their cutting edge methods for treating cancer followed by a Q&A session. Companies at this fair are widely recognized as the best companies to work for and are pioneers in their research and product development. Their mission concentrates on developing vaccines, gene therapies, and DNA and molecular biology to treat various cancers. This event offers students a valuable opportunity to explore this promising industry. The Biotech Information & Career Fair raises community awareness of the importance of biotechnology, evoke interest in biotech careers, and inform participants of Ohlone's Biotechnology Certificate Program. Also present at the fair are the following community participants: Washington Hospital, Mission Valley ROP, Newark and Union City Economic Development Offices, and various recruitment agencies.

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