Boston is the biggest biotechnological hub of the world. Many biotechnological, pharmaceutical and medical equipment companies are located in Boston and surrounding area. Therefore, a business student in Boston area must be aware of the healthcare and biotechnology industry even if the student is not targeting a career in this industry. For example, a portfolio manager may be managing a portfolio of biotech companies, a financial analyst may be analyzing the biotech companies and a corporate finance professional may be senior finance executive in a biotech company. The peculiar location of the Boston College, therefore, creates huge job opportunities.
The endeavor Carroll School Healthcare and Biotechnology Club is to benefit from particular location of the school and try to create job opportunities for the students in Healthcare and Biotechnology sector. The club brings speakers from the industry and create opportunities for the students to network with the speakers which helps the students in getting job in the industry. The club by organizing events related to the industry also imparts knowledge about the industry to the students, which generally is not provided in academic setting of the school. The club also collaborates with healthcare and biotech clubs of other universities such as Harvard University and Boston University and ensures the participation of Boston College in the events organized by those universities and vice versa.