B.E.S.T. INTERN PROGRAM WITH CONTRA COSTA COLLEGE, CALIFORNIA

NOW ENROLLING FOR SPRING 2024

info@i-cultiver.com to contact us if there are any questions.

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BIO-TECH, EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

The BEST Internship program is a collaboation between Contra Costa College and I-Cultiver Inc. Created by Dr. Rajnish Khanna and Dr. Katie Krowlikowski, this program is designed to give bio-technology students paid opportunitiesto increase their eduction by working on real life experiments and product trials. The BEST Program enrollsstudentsthree times a year; in Spring, Summer and Fall for respective semesters.
If you are a current CCC Student, and interested in applying for our BEST Internship Program, please email: Raj@i-Cultiver.com

B.E.S.T. PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Rajnish Khanna, M.Sc., Ph.D., Lead Scientist i-Cultiver Founder and Executive Director Urban Green Project

Katie Krolikowski, Ph.D. Professor of Biology and Biotechnology Contra Costa College

B.E.S.T. PROGRAM FALL 2023 INTERNS

Rosangelica Ortega Lopez CCC Student Intern Scientist

Jose Luis Larios CCC Student Intern Scientist

Robert Reed CCC Student Intern Scientist

Brandon CCC Student Intern Scientist

Ashley Larios CCC Student Intern Scientist

Christopher CCC Student Intern Scientist

Zavdi CCC Student Intern Scientist

Samir CCC Student Intern Scientist

POTENTIAL BIO-TECHNOLOGY STUDENT PROJECTS

Biotechnology Internships may involve one or more of the following:

- Fractionate soil, rhizosphere and rootsamplesfor microbiome analysis
- Microbial DNA extraction and sample preparation for 16S rRNA gene sequencing
- Bioinformatics support
- Plant-seedling assays, including plating on nutrient media, growth, imaging, Image J analysis and statistical evaluation
- Metabolomics, including assay kit- and chromatography -based element quantification
- Scale growth of microbialcommunitiesfor applications in agriculture
- Remote Sensing technologies(training will be included)

Science Communication Internships may involve one or more of the following:

- Public communication and content development
- Public education and promotion of scientific awareness through social media and online articles

GREENHOUSE STUDIES

FIELD TRIALS

PUBLISHED FINDINGS

GREENHOUSE STUDIES CONDUCTED AT LEADING U.S. UNIVERSITIES.

Each study isresearched, applied as a trial, recorded and placed into a report for peer review. Once peer reviewed by academic professionals. we are proud to publish our findings.