Biotech Career Trek opportunity-May 17, 2024

Attention aspiring biotechnologists! Are you ready to step out of the classroom and into the laboratory? The Career Connections Center has an opportunity to ignite your career with our biotech/biopharma site visit to Jupiter, FL. On this site visit we will be touring UF Scripps and Alphazyme (an enzyme creator and manufacturer) to learn about their labs, research roles, and full-time work after graduation in the industry.

Some reasons to participate in this site visit are:

  1. Elevate Your Learning Experience
  2. Expand Your Network
  3. Gain Practical Insights

Date: Friday, May 17, 2024


6:00 AMMeet at the Reitz Union circle drive 
10:00 AMArrive in Jupiter, FL at Alphazyme
10:00-12:30 PMTour Alphazyme (overview presentation, lab tour, 1:1 shadowing with labs)
12:30-1:00 PMTravel to UF Scripps
1:00 PMArrive at UF Scripps
1:00-3:00 PMTour UF Scripps (lunch, overview of facility, tour 2-3 labs, talk to scientists)
3:00 PMDepart for Gainesville
7:45 PMArrive back in Gainesville

Travel: We will provide van transportation from Gainesville, or you can meet us at each site.

To Register: Please complete the form at Qualtrics survey:

Please note there are a limited number of spots available on this career trek. You will be notified if selected to attend by Monday, May 13.

If you have any questions about this Career Trek, please email or call 352-273-2329.

By Jessica Hendrick
Jessica Hendrick Assistant Director for Career Pathways- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics