Forsyth Technical Community College Internship
The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine offers an internship program to students at Forsyth Technical Community College who choose an associate degree in applied sciences in Biotechnology. This internship aims to give practical research laboratory experience to complement the courses offered through the curriculum. During a semester-long internship, students work with the Institute’s faculty and research fellows on various research projects in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.
The Biotechnology curriculum is designed to meet the increasing demands for skilled laboratory technicians in various fields of biological and chemical technology. Course work emphasizes biology, chemistry, mathematics, and technical communications. The curriculum objectives are designed to prepare graduates to serve in 3 distinct capacities:
- Research assistant to a biologist or chemist
- Laboratory technician/instrumentation technician
- Quality control/quality assurance technician
Forsyth Tech is one of the largest community colleges in the state and serves a large and growing segment of the population seeking to acquire career-oriented education to become more qualified and marketable in today's increasingly demanding workplace environment.