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Feb  19th,  2019



Feb 19      FDA Summer JOB opens today - deadline: 120 application threshold

Feb 20      Career Fair , see our BIOE alumni recruiting at NVESD booth

Feb 21      Career Fair

March 1   Binghamton REU NSF Deadline  

March 1   Penn State STCSI Deadline

March 15   MESA deadline


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SUMMER SCHEDULE in UP for viewing:

Registration -  Graduate students & Seniors: Mar25, Juniors: Mar26, SO: Mar27, FR: Mar28



Feb 22 – Last Day to Apply for Spring Graduation


Undergraduate NEWS:


Appointments with your Advisor: Use the appointment system SSC Campus -

SUMMER CLASSES AT HOME: Are you considering taking a class or two at home. Please fill out a STUDY ELSEWHERE form at your earliest convenience. No class credit without prior approval. Deadline at my office April 15th.

Gowns for Grads - lends commencement regalia to students that are unable to purchase their own cap and gown.  The Spring 2019 Gowns for Grads application is now open. New this semester is an option for anyone affected by the furlough to apply for the program.  Students can go to to apply.  The deadline is May 6, 2019 and applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  Any questions can be directed to [log in to unmask] or to Adrienne Thompson, at [log in to unmask]. 


Engineer’s Week| February 19th | 3-4pm , Research Hall Room 163, Dr. Thomas Gardner- Chief Technology Officer with HP Federal: Developing the Digital Engineer

[FLYER] MESA 2019 | Deadline March  15th | See flyer for information sessions

Mason Summer Entrepreneurship Accelerator: Apply for this exceptional 8-week business acceleration program

More info

Career Fair: Feb 20-21| Dewberry Hall -
TOMORROW: Two Bioengineering Alumni will be at the Night Vision Booth (NVESD). Say hello to Neil Jacob and Forrest Bussler.


Dr. Tyrus Berry | Thursday, February  21th |12pm-1pm| Krasnow room 229

Title: Overcoming Model Uncertainty: Integrating machine learning tools into parametric models

Department of Health Administration offers:

[FLYER] Dr. Siddhartha Sikdar | Wednesday, February  20th |12pm-1:30pm| Merten Hall 1202

Topic: Transdisciplinary Research on Chronic Disability

More Events
[FLYER] Peace Corp Prep | Starting, February  20th |see flyer for other dates and locations

Peace Corp information sessions. Mason has a program with the Peace Corp focusing on language, experience, and leadership.

2019 First Gen Leadership Summit | March  2nd |10am-4pm| Merten Hall, Hazel Conference Room

For more info and to RSVP, visit: The deadline to register is February 22nd. Questions, contact Lisa Snyder, Associate Director for Leadership Education and Development at [log in to unmask].


FDA | Opens today- closes after 120 applications received| Undergrad| Summer 2019

Student Trainee, part or full time, salary $24,086 - $45,972. APPLY TODAY: Enter: FDA-OO-19-IN-10418688-SG.  Please note, the summer only announcement will open on 02/19/2019 and will close at 11:59 p.m. EST on 02/25/2019 OR 11:59 p.m. EST on the day 120 complete applications have been received; whichever comes first.  The 120-application threshold applies to all grades combined, not per grade-level.. Must be US citizen. More information on OSEL:

Location: The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recruiting for multiple Intern positions in various offices (please see list of locations). You may choose up to two (2) locations you are interest in. Please note that qualified applicants will be referred in the various locations as vacancies arise. Selectees must be able to work at one of the locations listed in the vacancy announcement.


For internships abroad - check online with the Global Education Office or make an appointment with me.


[FLYER]  Binghamington University NSF Research REU | Deadline March 1th ,2019| Undergrad| Summer 2019

Binghamton University's NSF REU program offers undergraduates intensive multidisciplinary hands-on research and professional development training in integrated biomedical translational science and technology development..


·         Undergraduate students majoring in science or engineering

·         U.S. Citizen or permanent resident


·         $5,000 stipend

·         $450 travel allowance

·         Room and board

Please visit:

Penn State College of Engineering STCSI | Deadline March 1th ,2019| Undergrad| Summer 2019

Penn State's College of Engineering and the College of Health and Human Development are offering the Penn State Summer Translational Cardiovascular Science Institute (STCSI), sponsored by the American Heart Association. To be considered, undergraduate students must have a demonstrated interest in cardiovascular science, have completed more than 60 credits, and have a GPA average of 3.25 or higher. Stipend: $4,000. For more information check here.



Do you have a Linkedin account? Check out what Linked in can do for you:


[FLYER]  2019/2020 Peer Academic Advisor Applications Open | Application Deadline March 8th ,2019|

Find more information on the job and application in the flyer.


Job Services

Peer Mentor Center | ENGR 2614| Mo-Th: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Fr: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come and sign up for free tutoring. For more information click here.

[FLYER] Career Services  |Nguyen Engineering Building ENGR 2901| Mondays and Tuesdays – Come and speak to our Industry Advisor!

Thursday: Appointments 9:30am  – 2pm, ENGR 2812

Drop-ins: 2:30 – 4:30pm, ENGR 2812.. Schedule Industry Advising appointments on, or by calling 703-993-2370 (Pay attention to location – Engineering building or SUB I)

General drop-in hours are also available in SUB I 3400, Monday through Friday, 11-1


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Scholarship/ Contests Scholarships for Student Care Givers:  Deadlines vary

More and more high school and college students are taking on the role of caregiver for aging loved ones. To help support these students, has made available scholarships that can provide financial assistance. There are 12 different scholarships listed.

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Contact Us

General Phone: 703-993-5846

Advising - Claudia Borke:703-993-4190

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Claudia Borke

Academic Advisor

Volgenau School of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering

3102 Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall, 1J7

4400 University Drive

Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: (703) 993-4190

Fax: (703) 993-2077


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Claudia Borke

Academic Advisor, Department of Bioengineering

George Mason University

3102 Peterson Hall, 4400 University Drive, 1J7

Fairfax, VA 22030


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PLEASE VOTE FOR THE ADVISOR OF THE YEAR  - Deadline: March 1st @ 5pm.