Someone who got a job/internship from Bio-Tech Connect
This is a story about the benefits of the BioEHSC, and maybe a current student who attended as a high school student.
This is a profile of an undergraduate scholarship recipient.
Investor, Reach Capital
B.S. Bioengineering, Minor IEOR, 2009
MBA Wharton, 2015, MPA Harvard Kennedy School, 2016
I’m an early-stage investor in education technology companies. I spend my time meeting with entrepreneurs, evaluating potential investments, and supporting our portfolio companies with everything from recruiting to product strategy.
“I’m very thankful for the analytical and problem solving skills that were an integral part of the Bioengineering program. One specific course that deeply shaped my career was the Capstone course with Professor Amy Herr.”
Research Associate, Protein Fluidics, Inc.
BS Bioengineering, 2016
My role is to provide an interface between the different realms that need to be crossed to take our device to market, namely the biochemistry and the microfluidics.
“Berkeley Bioengineering enabled me, through hands-on research experience and by being able to take classes across different departments, to create a balanced profile, something critical for being constructive in a small start-up.”
Business Associate Consultant, ZS Associates
BS, Bioengineering, 2014; MEng Bioengineering, 2015
I am a strategy consultant in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.
“My drive for striving to find solutions to complex problems and to help others keeps me motivated and helps me be successful in my role…The thing that keeps me enthusiastic about my job is the feeling of helping others in a useful way.”
Product Manager, Accenture
BS Bioengineering, 2013
I work with my clients to design and develop product features that enhance user experiences, increase product revenue, and remove operational inefficiencies associated with their product using Agile Software Delivery methods.
“(In BioE I learned how to) empathize and conduct user needs research to develop products that not only solve problems, but increase usability and customer satisfaction.”
Technical Program Manager, iPhone Product Operations
BS Bioengineering, 2013
“Strong communication skills have been critical to achieving management success and long-term career goals…Being able to build and develop mutual levels of respect and understanding between teams so that they are incentivized to provide support when issues arise has been invaluable.”
“I am also very passionate about encouraging young women to enter STEM fields, so I hope to one day use my career as a platform to support that.”
Associate Director of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs, Channel Medsystems
Masters in Translational Medicine, 2011
I’ve been responsible for our company’s regulatory submissions in the US, Mexico, Canada, and the EU, as well as providing clinical and technical support for the physician investigators in our pivotal trial.
“I gained my foundation in clinical research and regulatory affairs through the MTM program. This allowed me to jump in quickly when our company developed the need for clinical and regulatory support.”