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PCC, manufacturers offer bioscience training

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In conjunction with Worksystems and Worksource Portland Metro, Portland Community College has teamed up with local manufacturing companies to offer a pathway to a bioscience technology career.

PCC is providing a 13-credit-hour training program specific to industry hiring needs for entry level manufacturing positions. Students will receive the preparation needed to work for such local bioscience manufacturing companies like Genentech, HemCon, Welch Allyn and Precision Wire Components.

There are a limited number of scholarships funded by these bioscience companies for qualified students. People interested in this short-term training program need to attend one of the following Tuesday orientation sessions at the Capital Career Center, 18624 N.W. Walker Road: 10 to 11:30 a.m., June 16; 1 to 2:30 p.m., June 23; or 10 to 11:30 a.m., June 30. Free parking is available. No pre-registration necessary.

These are informational sessions only to inform potential students about the program and the application process. The training starts Sept. 21 and goes through Dec. 11, at the Rock Creek Campus, 17705 N.W. Springville Road. Classes will meet in the daytime.

For more information, call Madhu Narayan at (503) 533-2713.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »


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