BOA Fall 2012 GBM 2

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Guest Speaker, UIC BioE Alumnus -- Aimee Bobko

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BOA Fall 2012 GBM 2

  1. 1. “WHEN I GROW UP I WANT TO BE…”THE EXPERIENCES OF ONE UIC BIOE By: Aimee Bobko
  2. 2. WHY I LOVE BIOE…
  3. 3. “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  4. 4. CREATE YOUR OWN OPPORTUNITIES Make your own curriculum Learn outside the classroom  Research  Student Organizations  Work  Volunteer Don’t be afraid to talk to faculty  Majority of the time they will be able to help you or at least point you in the right direction
  5. 5. WHY YOU SHOULD BE SO HAPPY TO BE AT UIC FOR BIOE! 1st department to be apart of 2 colleges In the center of several major medical and research institutions Research 1 institution Many events to attend and platforms to present work Dedicated Faculty
  6. 6. RESOURCES TO BE AWARE OF…. UICollaboratory Engineering Machine ShopUICcareers.com UIC CAD/ProE Lab UIC Engineering Career Center Pre-Health Professions OfficeUIC Honors College
  7. 7. POPULAR POST-GRAD BIOE PATHS… Industry Graduate School Health Professional Schools (Medical, Dental, Pharm) Law School And many others
  8. 8. TRANSITION TO MEDICAL SCHOOL  The Schedule  Relearning “How to Study”  Computerized Exams  Many different professors for one class Why being a BioE major has be helpful so far  Have a thorough science background  Have knowledge of the current biotechnology and devices currently being used in healthcare  Problem-solving skills
  9. 9. SCHEDULE
  10. 10. MEDICAL SCHOOL SO FAR…
  11. 11. QUESTIONS??Email: abobko2@uic.edu
  12. 12. FIN

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