SBME Propels: BME Career Pathing and Professional Skills for Trainees

Learn where biomedical engineering can take you, and the skills you need to get there.

Register for sessions in this stream below.

UPCOMING SESSIONS: CAREER PATHING


Career Paths in Biomedical Engineering

TOPICS: Explore the various career paths available to biomedical engineering graduates, including clinical, academia, industry, and not-for-profit

WHEN: October 19th | 12-1pm PT

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Applying to Medical School as a Biomedical Engineer

TOPICS: The process of applying to medical school at UBC, illustrated by a biomedical engineering student’s journey

WHEN: November 9th | 12-1pm PT

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Setting Yourself Up for Success: Extracurriculars and Trainee Jobs

TOPICS: Making extracurriculars count; co-op and internships; summer research programs

WHEN: December 6th | 12-1pm PT

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Strategic Networking and Effective Negotiation Strategies

TOPICS: Participants of this 90-minute training workshop will learn how to get strategic about fully enlisting their personal (friends and family), professional (coworkers, peers) and strategic (mentors, executives) contacts to identify opportunities and land job prospects. Negotiation strategies will also be covered in this workshop.

*Limited to 30 participants. If this number has been reached upon your registration, you will be automatically added to the waitlist, and we will notify you.

WHEN: January 18th | 12-1pm PT

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

  • Joanna Shea (The Negotiations Collective, Managing Partner)

Landing Your First BME Job

TOPICS: Marketing yourself effectively as a biomedical engineer; creating a strong application: CV and cover letter basics; interview prep and best practices

WHEN: February 8th | 12-1pm PT

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

  • STEMCELL Technologies (speaker TBC)

Embarking on Your Career

TOPICS: Mentors and mentees; continued professional development

WHEN: March 8th | 12-1pm PT

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

  • STEMCELL Technologies (speaker TBC)
  • Robyn Roscoe (Lyric Management Principal; BC Cancer Genome Sciences Centre, Director of Management and Administration)

UPCOMING SESSIONS: PROFESSIONAL SKILLS


Time & Project Management Essentials: Session 1 of 4

TOPICS: Overcoming overwhelm and procrastination

WHEN: September 28th | 12-1:30pm PT

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Time & Project Management Essentials: Session 2 of 4

TOPICS: Introduction to project management

WHEN: November 2nd | 12-1:30 pm PT

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

  • Robyn Roscoe (Lyric Management Principal; BC Cancer Genome Sciences Centre, Director of Management and Administration)

Time & Project Management Essentials: Session 3 of 4

TOPICS: Taking control of your week

WHEN: November 24th | 12-1:30pm PT

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Time & Project Management Essentials: Session 4 of 4

TOPICS: When making plans doesn’t materialize

WHEN: December 1st | 12-1:30pm PT

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Getting the Most out of Your Grad School Experience

TOPICS: “Design your life” principles

WHEN: October 13th | 12-1:30pm PT

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Wellbeing in Intellectually-Demanding Careers

TOPICS: TBD

WHEN: January 11th | 12-1:30pm PT

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Effective Lay Scientific Writing and Presentations

TOPICS: The “why” and the “how”; hands-on workshop and pre-work.

WHEN: TBD

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

  • TBD