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					          Applied Biotechnology
           Molecular Biology
              Certificate of Completion Program

         All course and program-related costs are FREE to eligible participants!


               Participants’ eligibility is evaluated by the San Diego Workforce Partnership’s
       One-Stop Career Centers. For Career Center locations visit www.sandiegoatwork.com/centers
            See reverse side for program dates. First training course starts September 21, 2009.


                       Three-course program spanning three semesters
                 BIO 131: Introduction to Biotechnology (4.0 units of college credit)
                   BIO 132: Applied Biotechnology I (4.0 units of college credit)
                   BIO 133: Applied Biotechnology II (4.0 units of college credit)
                        Program features “state-of-the-art” tools and techniques

    Course descriptions can be found at www.sdccd.edu/catalogs/miramar/cat_miramar/cat_sec5.pdf

           Expected participants:
             • Dislocated workers, or
             • High school grads at least 18 years or older with a passion for science, or
             • Job seekers with college science degrees

For more information call Sandra Slivka, Director of the Southern California Biotech Center at Miramar College,
at (619) 388-7490 or email sslivka@sdccd.edu. Counseling and tutoring are included in the ARRA Applied
Biotechnology program, workplace readiness and job placement assistance provided by One-Stop Career Centers.
Salary information: Starting salaries $16-$25 per hour for entry level Biotech Laboratory Assistants/Associates
in local life science companies or research institutes



                     American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
                  Training contract awarded by San Diego Workforce Partnership




                  10440 Black Mountain Road • San Diego, CA 92126 • www.sdmiramar.edu
ARRA Applied Biotechnology Program
          Offered at San Diego Miramar College

                               Important Dates

 Wednesday, August 5, 2009                  South Metro Career Center Orientation
 9:30 a.m.                                  For location, visit www.sandiegoatwork.com/centers

 Thursday, August 6, 2009                   Miramar College Orientation and Assessment
 9:30 a.m.                                  at South Metro Career Center
                                            For location, visit www.sandiegoatwork.com/centers

 Friday, August 14, 2009                    Open House at Miramar College Biotechnology Lab
 9:00 a.m. - noon                           Science Building: S5102; for map visit
                                            www.sdmiramar.edu/root/documents/2009-map.pdf

 Wednesday, August 19, 2009                 Open House at Miramar College Biotechnology Lab
 9:00 a.m. - noon                           Science Building: S5102; for map visit
                                            www.sdmiramar.edu/root/documents/2009-map.pdf

 Wednesday, August 26, 2009                 South Metro Career Center Orientation
 9:30 a.m.                                  For location, visit www.sandiegoatwork.com/centers

 Thursday, August 27, 2009                  Miramar College Orientation and Assessment
 9:30 a.m.                                  at South Metro Career Center
                                            for location, visit www.sandiegoatwork.com/centers

 Friday, September 4, 2009                  Open House at Miramar College Biotechnology Lab
 9:00 a.m. - noon                           Science Building: S5102; for map visit
                                            www.sdmiramar.edu/root/documents/2009-map.pdf

 September 21, 2009                         Program begins - days/time TBD




                American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)
                           A program funded by the ARRA




           10440 Black Mountain Road • San Diego, CA 92126 • www.sdmiramar.edu