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Mentorship Program
in Biotechnology

Explore a Career in Biotechnology virtually with Professor, and Medical Researcher, Dr. Sujit Nair as he introduces you to the fascinating world of Biotech while helping you make an informed career decision.

If you wonder about a Career as a Biotechnologist, confused about making a career choice in Biology, join us for a Certified Career Mentorship Program in Biotechnology
with Professor, Dr. Sujit Nair.

Exclusively for Students (13-to-18-year-olds)
interested or curious to learn about a Career in Biology

Program Dates and Timings:
To Be Announced Soon
Certified Program Fee: Rs. 20,000/- (all inclusive) is teaming up with experienced Research Scientist,
Professor Dr. Sujit Nair to provide an online Career Mentorship for students (13-to-18-year-olds) who are curious about a Career in Biology or wish to explore the professional world of Biotechnology.

The program will lay a solid foundation for discovery of biology research that is the cornerstone for translational medicine and will touch base upon key concepts in biotechnology research that will equip the student for a career in Biomedical Sciences. The program includes a Capstone Project in Bioinformatics (to be performed individually) as well as an individual Capstone Certification on Clinical Trials from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA.

Program Dates and Timings:
To be Announced Soon

Career Introduction

Get introduced to the work-life of Biotechnologists. Learn what it takes to be in this lucrative field of Medical Biotechnology first-hand from an experienced industry professional, Dr Sujit Nair.

Fields of Biotechnology

Through hands on activities and interactive classes, take a dip into the ocean of knowledge that comes with being a biotechnologist. The sessions will include a peek into Microbiology, Biochemistry, Genetics, rDNA technology, Enzymology, Bioprocess technology, Bioinformatics and much more!

Career Navigation

Throughout the Mentorship program, you will also learn about the various career routes you can choose after completing a professional degree in the vast field of Biology. Dr. Sujit will guide you about your career decision based on your interest, potential and skills.

Capstone Project

The course includes a Capstone Project in Bioinformatics (to be performed individually) as well as an individual Capstone Certification on Clinical Trials from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA. Moreover, it will also include a special session that unlocks the secrets to reading a research paper.

Get Certified

On completion of the program, earn a certificate that you could use for college/job applications by adding it to your resume/portfolio.

College Ready

Not only will you be career informed about Biotechnology but also learn about your potential and interests that could prepare you for college.

What will I Learn?

Dr. Sujit Nair plans on introducing the students to the various disciplines of Biotechnology and their applications in the real world through virtual lab sessions. Along the way, this online certificate course will also make you aware of the profession and the skillsets that are required to be successful in the field of Biotech.

Fee for the certified Program: Rs. 20,000/- (all inclusive)

Dates & Timings: To be Announced Soon

The Mentorship Process

Apply online

Fill up the form before October 12


Get selected

Based on your application and interview round


Start learning

About a career in Biotechnology

Meet your Mentor
Dr. Sujit Nair

Dr. Sujit Nair, a Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Mumbai has more than 20 years of teaching and cancer research experience. A Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Rutgers, he has published extensively in international journals and has over 2500 citations on his work. He is also an Editor for several international journals. Dr. Sujit has mentored pharmacy, life sciences, and biotechnology students over the years on their future career options in India and abroad, either in the research field or in the MBA track, both in the biopharmaceutical industry and in academia.

With the belief that it is important to ignite young minds for the future of India, Dr. Sujit is looking at educating students (13-18-year-olds) online about careers in Medical Biotechnology where he plans to share his knowledge, skills, and learnings with a few students curious about Biological Sciences.

Learn More about Dr. Sujit Nair’s experience on LinkedIn here

Note: This is a Mentorship Program majorly for high-school students (13-to-18-year-olds) to explore a career in Biotechnology. Using this Mentorship certificate to treat patients is strictly prohibited. Most of our alumni students could use the certificate to apply to colleges, Résumé, or to strengthen their job portfolio.

Got a question?

How much does the Mentorship cost?
The certified Mentorship in Biotechnology costs Rs. 20,000/- inclusive of taxes. The fee is to be paid once you receive a confirmation letter from us after a phone interview round. 
Why is there a fee?
This mentorship is an exclusive mentorship with a maximum of 20 students per class, made better through online delivery and an intensive curriculum. A minimal fee is charged to sustain ourselves, pay our staff for the maintenance of our organization, and to the mentors who invest significant effort and time in conducting personalized training with you.
Do you offer scholarships?
100% scholarships are awarded to students based on financial need, aptitude, and genuine interest in the program. The decision lies solely with the selection committee. For more details please write in to us:
What is the duration of the program?
Program Dates & Timings to be announced soon. Career Mentorship Program will only be conducted with a minimum participation of 20 students per batch. Students can apply for the program by simply filling out the application form. The fee is to be paid only after the seat is confirmed.

Confused about a career?

Unherd offers mentorship classes on diverse potential careers, for 13 to 18 year-olds, based on their current interest, potential and skillsets.