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July 01, 2008
Gwinnett Tech to Host Career Info Session for Regulatory Affairs Profession
Unique opportunity for students and professionals to gain industry insight
Gwinnett Technical College will host a career introductory session about the regulatory affairs profession, part of the biotechnology sector, on-campus at the Busbee Center on July 17 from 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
The agenda is geared toward Atlanta area college students, including those at the post-doctoral level, and incubator-to-small company professionals who are interested in learning more about careers in the industry.
The program is presented by the Georgia Bioscience Technology Institute, a collaboration between the Biotechnology program at Athens Technical College and the Bioscience program at Gwinnett Technical College, and the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society, the leading worldwide member organization devoted to the health product regulatory profession.
Those in attendance will experience a unique networking opportunity and will gain insights from seasoned veterans with regulatory affairs, quality systems, clinical studies, laboratory and manufacturing practice experience.
A career coach with 20 years experience will provide a road map for effective career transition. In addition, a former Georgia Tech student will share how he chose the regulator affairs career path, which allowed him to enter the pharmaceutical industry as a regulatory affairs assistant.
Those interested in the program may register online at www.raps.org/atlanta/introtora.
The registration fee is $10. Contact Dr. Philip Gibson at Gwinnett Tech for more information, 678-226-6282.
Gwinnett Tech offers an associate in applied science degree in bioscience technology and two-quarter certificate programs for clinical research professionals, bioscience environmental laboratory technologist and bioscience regulatory assurance technologist.
Upon completion of these programs, students will be prepared for careers in a variety of life science fields including bio-manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, research or in environmental labs.
Gwinnett Tech is located at 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville, 30043. For more information about the Georgia Bioscience Technology Institute at Gwinnett Tech or about any of the college's more than 45 program options, contact 770-962-7580 or visit www.gwinnetttech.edu.
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About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, serves more than 21,000 students annually to meet the workforce training needs of the region. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech’s service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or callÂ 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College.Â In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visitÂ www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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