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October 14th, 2020

 

 

Sept 14 – Nov 14     Virtual Interviewing

Oct 21   URSP Proposal Writing Workshop

Oct 22   Mariaelena Pierobon, Ph.D

Oct 28   Career Night

Oct 28   URSP Proposal Submissions

Nov 5    Practice Interview Day

News
SPRING 2021 SCHEDULE ONLINE
Registration Priority Dates:
11/4 - GR; 11/6 - SR; 11/9 – JR; 11/11 – SO; 11/13 – FR;

Academics

Undergraduate NEWS:

ATTENTION:

REGISTRATION

You can find your time ticket here. Attached is the Important  registration information sheet for Bioengineering Spring 2021.

Right now there are no online chemistry labs offered for CHEM 213 and 214 in spring 2021. We are waiting for more information and will get back to you.

ADVISING

NEW: Do you have concerns about classes or other issues at Mason? Please let us know. Your information will be handled confidentially. Please follow this link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdOHespJDuUIuwpBYSgatU-i2SCFACb8mL2BXeuzP3MyUqf-A/viewform?usp=sf_link

Appointments with your Bioengineering Academic Advisor and Success  Coach:
All scheduled advising appointments will be online. Use the appointment system SSC Campus -  https://gmu.campus.eab.com/, choose GET ASSISTANCE à Virtual and Bioengineering Major advising. Download Zoom from the ITS website for free: https://its.gmu.edu/service/zoom/Download the app to your desktop. Once you make an appointment with me in SSC Campus I will send you an invitation. You can also email me.

Coffee Chat:  Join me for a chat about upcoming registration on October 19th from 11:00-11:30pm.  https://gmu.zoom.us/j/6724250700?pwd=c1Zoa0NnMVh2T244aVc3ME11amFMZz09
STUDENT GUIDE 2020-2021: Find curriculum information, classes and more here.

 

Events:
BENG and CASBBI SEMINARS
BENG Seminar:

Oct. 22 | 12 – 1:00 pm | Mariaelena Pierobon, M.D, Associate Professor, School of System Biology and Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.
Zoom link: https://gmu.zoom.us/j/92554249038?pwd=V2p1ZUdqM1Y2RnBCcWhDU0V0T2FZZz09,
Meeting ID: 925 5424 9038 Passcode: 640851
Title:
Advancing Precision Medicine Using “Omics” – Based Approaches

For more information on our fall 2020 seminar series and speakers please check attachment.
CASSBI Seminars: Look for upcoming events here.        

BMES (Biomedical Engineering Society):

Local Chapter: President: Antarjot Kaur, Organization email: [log in to unmask], Instagram: bmes_gmu, Twitter: @BmesGmu and snapchat: @Bmes_Gmu
BMES General Body Meetings

Thursday, Oct. 15 | 5:30 pm | https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75049365751?pwd=eVE2ZklxSUJLN3VWTDg2T2JaM1JPdz09
Thursday, Nov. 12
| 5:30 pm |
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/78385320417?pwd=d0JROThpSG5EcGg5S3Y3ZDk0MGc3dz09

 

BMES LIMITED-ACCESS PASS! 
Non-presenting students can register for the BMES at the discounted rate of $99! The BMES2020 Limited Access pass includes access to the live-streamed platform and plenary sessions, as well as social/networking events taking place October 14-17, 2020.
The Exhibit Hall is a great opportunity to speak directly with many departments about their graduate and postdoctoral programs!

 

Virtual Open House Events:

Oct. 30 | 3:00 – 4:00 pm | EST The MS-MPE program at the University of Pittsburgh is designed to provide students didactic and experiential learning opportunities aimed at accelerating translation of innovative ideas into impactful medical products. Pittsburgh is a hub for healthcare and biomedical innovation.  Students in our MS-MPE program work closely with clinical and engineering leaders on innovative projects that have a potential to change the field of healthcare delivery, while learning best practices from industry professionals.

RSVP to [log in to unmask] for login information. In your RSVP, include:

Name: First & Last

University/College:

Year: Junior/Senior/Other

Email address:

Preferred Open House Date: September 25 or October 30

Questions (optional):

Internships/Jobs/Opportunities

 

OSCAR’S Undergraduate Research Scholars Program:  The application for the program is now open! The Undergraduate Research Scholars Program (URSP) is designed to give undergraduates an authentic research, creative, or scholarly experience under the guidance of a mentor.  Students may receive financial support and/or academic credit for their projects, in addition to developing relevant academic and professional skills. More information can be found here in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Oct. 21, 6:00 pm: URSP Proposal Writing Workshop

Oct. 28: URSP Proposal Submissions deadline

Link: https://oscar.gmu.edu/students/ursp/

 

[Flyer] The Navel Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) – Application Deadline: Nov. 30, 2020: https://nreip.asee.org


[Flyer] National Security Agency Summer Intern Program for Science and Technology (SIP/ST): Application Deadline: Oct. 31st, 2020, https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/icstudents.html?Agency=NSA

 

BENG UG Research Opportunities: Follow this link bioengineering.gmu.edu or copy and paste this address: https://bioengineering.gmu.edu/why-study-here/student-research-opportunities/undergraduate , we are not adding any opportunities for this semester.

SPOTLIGHT:

Did you have an internship last summer and would like to tell us about it? Is your senior design group on the brink of making a global impact or you would like to share your lab experience here in the newsletter? Please email a short summary, picture and a confirmation for information release: [log in to unmask].

 

Jobs

 

Job and Mason Tutoring Services

Peer Mentor Center VSE | For appointments: https://volgenau.gmu.edu/about/current-student-resources/find-tutor

Please see attachment for links and times or use learningservices.gmu.edu

University Career Services | University Career Services is now virtual. You can also schedule an appointment on Handshake. Our industry advisor is Ms. Dorothy Hayden.

Major/Career Exploration and Job/Internship Search Assistance:
Schedule a phone or video chat appointment through Handshake

Resume Reviews: Email your resume or cover letter for review, along with the position description of the job for which you're applying, to [log in to unmask] 

Workshops and Employer Events: Check the calendar in Handshake for virtual career events

Top Three Digital Career Resources:

With your Mason Net ID and password you have complete access to premium digital platforms designed to augment your career readiness preparation. Here are the top three we recommend:

  • InterviewStream: the perfect tool for a practice interview
  • Vault: your go-to resource for employer and industry research
  • LinkedIn Learning: a seemingly endless stream of educational programs, including certifications

Scholarships  

 

The Volgenau School of Engineering offers several scholarships for both graduate and undergraduate students.

https://volgenau.gmu.edu/admissions/financial-aid

 

Contact Us

General: 703-993-5846, [log in to unmask]

Website: http://bioengineering.gmu.edu/

Connect with us on Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter.
BMES twitter: @Bmes_Gmu

 

Claudia Borke

Academic Advisor

EMAIL: [log in to unmask]

PHONE: 703-993-4190,  Leave message 24/7 and I will return your call

 

STUDENTS: Please use your MasonLive e-mail. Include name and G number!

APPOINTMENTS: https://gmu.campus.eab.com/

Frequently Used Forms and Websites:

Declare concentration: http://registrar.gmu.edu/wp-content/uploads/UCDM.pdf (Fill out top and enter new concentration in “advisor use only” box)

Run Degree evaluation/audit: http://registrar.gmu.edu/students/degree-evaluation/degree-works/

How to check how other courses transfer to Mason: http://admissions.gmu.edu/transfer/transferCreditSearch.asp

Mason Core: http://catalog.gmu.edu/mason-core/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claudia Borke

Academic Advisor, Department of Bioengineering

George Mason University

3102 Peterson Hall, 4400 University Drive, 1J7

Fairfax, VA 22030

703-993-4190

bioengineering.gmu.edu

Student advising: Appointments