Biomedical Electronics Teaching Assistant


Cause Areas


Mon Jun 11, 2018 09:00 AM - Fri Aug 03, 2018 05:00 PM


Southern Methodist UniversityDallas, TX 75243
SBEE Volunteerism
SBEE 2016 volunteer Francisco assists a student with circuit debugging.


The Summer Biomedical Electronics Experience is a high school summer program designed to provide a college level experience that includes working in a university lab environment and obtaining knowledge and skills in the biomedical engineering field. For most of the program, students will be designing in Solidworks to 3D print a prosthetic wrist housing and will be learning the basics of circuitry and microcontroller programming.

Necessary Volunteer Requirements:

  • Must pass a background check
  • Have some experience working with high school students
  • Complete an interview with SBEE primary instructors
  • Must commit to a minimum of 30 hours of volunteering for the SBEE program from July 23rd through August 3rd.
  • Able to attend a series of training sessions prior to the program start date
  • At a minimum, TA's must be bachelor's degree seeking (in electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, or computer science.) Junior year or above.

Volunteer skills desired:

  • Proficiency in programming languages C++ (using Energia)
  • Solidworks (CAD Experience)
  • MSP430 programming skills

(For current high school students who would like to serve as a TA, you must have attended a previous SBEE session and received certificate denoting passing the assessment with distinction. Inquire with Lauren Foland about your assessment record).


  • Math / Science Instruction
  • STEM
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Robotics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Tutoring

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • 30 Hours over summer 2018

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