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October 1st, 2020

 

 

Sept 14 – Nov 14     Virtual Interviewing

Oct 5-6   Resume clinic

Oct 7       Prepare for the Fair Workshop

Oct 8-9   Career Fair

Oct  12   Regular Classes – NO Fall Break

Oct 15    Practice Interview Day

Oct 28    Career Night

Nov 5     Practice Interview Day

News

Career Fair:
October 8th – STEM DAY
You have to register for the fair here:
https://jobsconnected.gmu.edu

Prep for fair: https://careers.gmu.edu/students/careerfairprep

Academics

Undergraduate NEWS:

ATTENTION:

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 7th from 11:00-11:30pm.  https://gmu.zoom.us/j/6724250700?pwd=c1Zoa0NnMVh2T244aVc3ME11amFMZz09
STUDENT GUIDE 2020-2021: Find curriculum information, classes and more here.

Fall Break currently scheduled for Monday, October 12, will be transformed into an instructional day and regularly scheduled Monday classes will meet that day. Tuesday classes will meet on Tuesday, October 13. (As previously scheduled, Monday classes would have met on Tuesday.) 

Events:
BENG and CASBBI SEMINARS
BENG Seminar:

Oct. 8 | 12 – 1:00 pm | Haichong Kai Zhang, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Robotics Engineering with an appointment in Computer Science at Worcester Polytechnic institute (WPI);
Zoom link: https://gmu.zoom.us/j/92554249038?pwd=V2p1ZUdqM1Y2RnBCcWhDU0V0T2FZZz09,
Meeting ID: 925 5424 9038 Passcode: 640851
Title:
Listening to the Sound of Light with a Robot: Molecular Photoacoustic Imaging and Robotic Instrumentation

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


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):

 

Life Sciences Future-BioPharm Conference: Dr. Marla Phillips and two QSE students will be presenting this year! They will be discussing the Quality Science Education Program and their experiences. Our Mason Bioengineering department is offering the program through Pathway for Patient Health and this offers an opportunity to learn more about it.  Mason BIOE students may register for FREE!  There is NO COST for students to attend the conference.  The organizers also placed it on Handshake throughout the United States.

The student registration link is here: https://life-sciences-pennsylvania.ticketleap.com/life-sciences-future-biopharm-diversity-and-inclusion-initiative/

Internships/Jobs/Opportunities

[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/