What is Biomedical Engineering?

Mentor Program

Project C.U.R.E.

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Mailing address:


UCB 427

University of Colorado

Boulder, CO 80309


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University of Colorado
BMES and Colorado Bioscience Association (CBA) Mentor Program


What is CBSA?

  • Mission: Our mission is to support the regional bioscience community through advocacy, resources, and advancement of opportunities for collaboration.
  • Overview: Founded in 2003 and represents 350 biotech, pharma, med device, and diagnostic companies across Colorado
  • Areas of Focus: Leadership and advocacy, business solutions, economic development, and education

Overview of the program

The purpose of this program is to pair junior/senior level university students with an etablisehd professional in their field of study. They can help students with professional development, career advice and guidance, networking, and workforce pipeline development. Students rate the CBSA program 4.4/5 because more than 63% of jobs are obtained through personal networking.


  • Kickoff meeting as a group (October)
  • Volunteer event at Project C.U.R.E.
  • 1-2 professional development trainings (Design COntrols, Risk-Based Design, soft skills)
  • Company tours
  • Inividual meetings with mentor
  • End-of-year meeting as a group (March)
Professional certificate obtained upon completion of requirements listed above!


Time commitment: The minimum time commitment is 1-2 hours/month and the extra time is left up to the individual mentor-mentee relationship.

Participant Companies: Covidien, Medtronic, Amgen, OHD Bioscience, dBMed, Siva Therapeutics

Participant Universities: University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Colorado at Denver, School of Mines, Colorado State University, University of Denver

How to get involved!

CBSA Mentor Program Co-Coordinator: Ben Noe, Project Manager at Covidien

  • ben.noe@covidien.com

Send an email to Ben with the following information:

  1. Name
  2. University
  3. Degree program(s)
  4. Desired industry (Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, etc.)
  5. Career aspirations
Space is limited - slots will be filled equally from each university on a first-come, first-serve basis. Information courtesy of Ben Noe.



Weekly Meeting Information
When: Thursday, 5:30 pm
ECCR 135


Design Meeting Information
When: TBD
Where: TBD


Industry Advisory Council-Department of Mechanical Engineering

Colorado Engineering Dean's office

Colorado Engineering Dean's Office