Week 7 Announcements

Posted on: May 17, 2017

The Biomedical & General Engineering Department sends out a weekly email announcement of items we feel may be of interest to all of our students.  If not interested, please delete.



Week Seven Online Announcements


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  1. Cal Poly SLO Cap & Gown Email Blast
  2. Neurovision Medical—Summer Internships available
  3. Summer 2017 Biological Sciences Courses (see attached)
  4. Navigating & Rising Above Bias in the Workplace Panel Event
  5. Abbot Tour With Medical Design Club
  6. Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Announcements (see attached)
  7. Engineers Without Borders Announcements



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1. Cal Poly SLO Cap & Gown Email Blast


Hi Everyone,


We are all booked up for June 16 so we opened up an additional day, June 15.


Sign up link:



Thank you and see you soon!


Holly Freedman

President, Ultimate Exposures




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2. Neurovision Medical – Summer Internships Available


Neurovision Medical Products, Inc. has a few paid intern positions open for the summer of 2017. The company is located in Ventura, CA and is a surgical device manufacturer focused on motor nerve location. The positions are as follows: 1. Biomedical Engineering (focus on design and product management); 2. Inside Sales (as well as sales support); 3. Marketing.


We hope to speak with members of your student body.  Interested students are encouraged to contact:  Christina Stewart. cstewart@neurovisionmedical.com




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3. Summer 2017 Biological Sciences Courses 

Seats still available, register now for the following courses 

5 week session: June 22-July 26

BIO 111 General Biology

BIO 232 Human Anatomy Physiology II *

BIO 302 Human Genetics

BIO 428 Hematology

BIO 461 Senior Project - Research Proposal

*BIO 232 MAY BE taken before BIO 231


5 week session: July 27-August 29

BIO 161 Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology

BIO 231 Human Anatomy Physiology I

BIO 407 Endocrinology

BIO 461 Senior Project - Research Proposal

MCRO 221 Microbiology

MCRO 320 Emerging Infectious Diseases


8 week session: June 22-August 17

BIO 351 Principles of Genetics


10 week session: June 22 - August 29

BIO 200 Special Problems for Undergraduates

BIO 400 Special Problems for Advanced Undergraduates

BIO 462 Senior Project - Research 

MSCI 410 Scientific Diving

BIO 470 & 471 - Plant Anatomy

Kristin Reeves

Front Office

Office Hours: Mon - Fri, 9am-noon & 1pm - 4pm

Biological Sciences Department

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo





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4. Navigating & Rising Above Bias in the Workplace Panel Event 


A Panel Event

Wednesday, May 17 2017


Career Services Blg 124-117


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5. Abbott Tour with Medical Design Club


Medical Design Club is setting up a tour with Abbott in Sylmar and is opening it up to all BMED students!  Please see below for more details:


Abbott Tour (Previously St. Jude Medical):
Date: Monday, June 5th
Tour Time: 9 - 11 am, followed with a Q&A session with one of their teams
Location: Abbott in Sylmar


If you want to attend this tour, Abbott will need your name and address to process NDA's ahead of time. The first 20 people to sign up will have a spot reserved. You can fill this form to do that  If you are planning to go, this FORM MUST BE FILLED OUT BY 5/19!


If you plan to drive yourself or can drive others, please make a comment at the bottom of the form. You will need to fill out a few forms if you haven't driven others before.



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6. Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Announcements 


Membership, Social, and Fundraising Committee Meeting
Wednesday, May 17th from 5:30-6:30 PM 
Meet at the Library!

If you're signed up or interested in signing up for any of the BMES committees please come to brainstorm ideas & discuss events. This is an awesome way to get involved! Please contact either Elysa Campo, Russell Posin, or Tessa Gunnin for further details (contact information provided at the end of this email).

BMES Apparel!
6 days left in the current campaign

We have launched a new BMES apparel design! The design comes in a variety of colors of basic t-shirts, long-sleeve shirts, tank tops, hoodies, mugs, totes, and stickers. Prices range from $2 - $25. Shipping is free if you select "Pick Up" during check out. The current campaign will end May 22nd. Please follow this link to order!

BMED Banquet
Thursday, June 1st, 6-9 PM 
Madonna Inn (Venetian Room)

Save the date! Banquet this year will be amazing, and you definitely don't want to miss out. Tickets will be $20/person and will be going on sale this week. What can you expect from banquet this year? Fantastic food, company-sponsored tables, great people, and the celebration of our graduating seniors!

Chipotle Fundraiser
Monday, June 12th, 5-9 PM 
853 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Get Chipotle during finals week and support BMES! Chances are you won't feel like cooking anyway, right? 50% of the proceeds will go towards BMES...this is a big deal, I assure you. 




Gabriella Graham

Biomedical Engineering Society, Secretary

Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate

California Polytechnic State University, SLO

calpolybmes@gmail.com | 702-672-1729

*Add us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2213950794/
*BMES club website:  http://calpolybmes.wix.com/bmes


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7. Engineers Without Borders Announcements


Spring Week 7

1. Mon- Sustainability Task Force, Project Meetings, Intramural Ultimate Frisbee
2. Tue- IMPACT Meeting
3. Fri- EWB Tea Time

Check out our google calendar here!

1.  Sustainability Task Force is a group seeking to enhance Cal Poly's EWB Chapter through working on projects related to social, economic, cross-generational and environmental sustainability. We want to ensure that our chapter is fulfilling its purpose of "equipping leaders to solve some of the world's most pressing challenges". The STF meets at 6pm every Monday in Building 10, room 227 (Local Project Room).

Project Meetings are every Monday at 7pm
Here are the team room locations
India/FIJI: B10 -0111
Local Projects: B10 -0227
Thailand: B33 -0287
Nicaragua: B53 -0215
Malawi: B180 -0107

Intramural Frisbee starts this Monday at 9:30 pm! Please bring light and dark shirts in order to play! 

2IMPACT meets every Tuesday at 6:30 pm at one of the Library 2nd floor fishbowls. Come by if you want to make a difference locally by volunteering in SLO!

3. EWB Tea Time is every Friday 1-3 pm at the 2nd floor of the Library facing the front, near the bookshelves. Come chat and enjoy some tea with President Dan, VP Beth, and the occasional officer!

-Civil Engineering Associates Intern Opportunity 
Company: Civil Engineering Associates. CEA is a general civil firm that provides consulting services to land development clients primarily for multi-family residential, single-family residential, mixed-use, and apartment developments. Our responsibilities range over the whole project life span, from initial planning and entitlement to preparation of design documents, and ultimately to construction administration and surveying.
Location: San Jose, 5 minutes north of downtown
Job Description: Engineering intern working directly with project managers on a variety of civil engineering tasks. You will have the opportunity to test your wit in the design of components for real projects including: storm water management, utility design and grading. You will also provide important support to our field operations by analyzing data, performing quality control checks, and interacting with contractors.
Ideal Candidate: Motivated individual with solid engineering fundamentals, good communication skills, and an ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment. Former AutoCAD Civil 3D experience is a plus, but not a necessity.
Getting in Touch: Contact Graham Goodwin directly at ggoodwin@ceainc.net or by phone at 408-453-1066.

Only a few more weeks until summer!

Avery Lai
Secretary 2016-2017
Engineers Without Borders-USA
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Student Chapter


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