Biological/ Pre-Medical Illustration Club (BPMI)

Academic - Pre-Professional

Description

To provide out of class opportunities for BPMI students which help them gain knowledge and skills through workshops, activities and interactions with professionals in the field.

Affiliations

This organization has no affiliations.

Constitution / Tier

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Tier Student Organization - Registered

Membership Information

Student Members 18
ISU Members 5
Non-ISU Members 37
Allowed Members Anyone in the major or interested in the field of BPMI
Allowed Officers Undergraduate students
Membership Qualifications Must take at least 1 year at ISU before running to be an officer
Membership Restrictions Running for vice president is a 2 year commitment and the runner must be at ISU consecutively for those next 2 years (no study abroad)
Elections/Selection Each year typically at the last meeting. Done by majority vote, each candidate should be prepared to present themselves professionally with a statement about their experience and why they think they would be beneficial in the position.
Meetings As needed, announced ahead of time via email.

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

Fall Semester Picnic, Fall Workday Fundraiser, Portfolio Reviews (October/Early November,) Internship Presentations (End of Spring Semester,) Spring Semester Picnic

Description of Special Events

Skunk River Navy Day(s)- Fall Semester
Graduate School Presentations- about once a year one of the 4 graduate programs will present on their program and hold a Q & A with the club directly after
Skill/ Software Workshops- as announced by email, often by alumni of the ISU BPMI program
Trips to places like gallery shows, museums, medical illustration departments, and zoos to help build up knowledge about the industry and expand portfolios.