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Biomedical Careers Training Program

By Just-A-Start Corporation

Photo of a JAS Biomedical Careers program student in the laboratory.

JAS Biomedical Careers Program provides nine months of intensive training to prepare adults for entry-level careers in the life sciences.

This is an ongoing program.
Monday through Friday. Morning and Afternoon.

The Biomedical Careers Program runs January through September. 


Tanya Quintanilla
Data and Program Coordinator


Additional information

This free, nine-month program provides instruction in biology, chemistry, medical terminology, and computer and laboratory skills. The laboratory training is done in partnership with Bunker Hill Community College. In the program, students also receive job readiness training such as preparing a resume, interviewing, and job search, and are introduced to industry professionals through career talks and employer site visits. After graduation, students receive follow up services for up to one year, until they are placed in relevant employment. 


1035 Cambridge Street #2
Cambridge, MA 02141
United States

Wellington Harrington

250 New Rutherford Avenue
Charlestown, MA 02129
United States

Outside Cambridge
  • No transportation provided.

For whom

Ages 18 to Adult.

Students must have a high school diploma and be Massachusetts residents. This training program is free for all accepted students, and so low/moderate income eligibility must be verified as part of the admissions process. Applicants must take the Test of Adult Basic Education and meet a minimum required grade level as part of the admission process.


Contact us for more information.

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Just-A-Start Biomedical Careers Training Program

Please visit us online to fill out an inquiry form, or contact our Biomedical Careers Program and Data Coordinator for additional details. Recruitment of new students occurs between August and November for the next year's class.