Veterans Sought for Careers in the Biotech Industry

June 18, 2017

Swords to Plowshares is partnering with Genentech and Genomic Health to lead a veterans-only recruitment program for entry level lab technician positions. Qualified applicants will be hired as Lab Service Technicians, Media Prep Technicians, Specimen Materials Handlers, or Sample Accession Technician I with starting salaries at $19-21/hr.


  • Ability to lift 40+ lbs
  • Clean driving record
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong interest in a career in biotech, experience a plus but not necessary

Candidates must pass a background check and may be subject to other employer-specific requirements.

To Apply

Submit your resume and cover letter with military branch, years served, and discharge status to employment-event@stp-sf.org. The application will close February 22, 2017.

If you know other veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area who are interested in a career in biotech, please spread the word and encourage them to apply.