This course has been designed as a seminar to give students an understanding of how scientists with medical or scientific degrees conduct research in both hospital and academic settings. There will be interactive discussions with research clinicians and scientists about the career opportunities and research challenges in the biomedical field, which an MIT student might prepare for by obtaining an MD, PhD, or combined degrees. The seminar will be held in a case presentation format, with topics chosen from the radiological sciences, including current research in magnetic resonance imaging, positron emission tomography and other nuclear imaging techniques, and advances in radiation therapy. With the lectures as background, we will also examine alternative and related options such as biomedical engineering, medical physics, and medical engineering. We'll use as examples and points of comparisons the curriculum paths available through MIT's Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering. In past years we have given very modest assignments such as readings in advance of or after a seminar, and a short term project.
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In this lesson, students will identify careers at local businesses. By communicating with area employers and identifying potential careers, students could possibly find a career they identify with and could pursue as a career path. This would help both students with career choices and local businesses with possible new employees.
Students are able to decide where in Texas they are going to live and then make financial choices that will correlate with the lifetyle they think they want to have. They will decide where they live, what they buy, and what they save. Once they make all of their financial decisions, they will be given a minimum salary that they will need to be able to maintain that lifestyle. They are then able to search jobs that they are interested in and see the starting salaries that they come with. This allows them to see the reality of what their lifetyle and career path is.