Career Advising

Career Advice

 

Since Bioengineering is such a broad field, it is very important for students to look widely for advice as to the many potential careers in bioengineering.  We have collected links to a number of valuable resources.

 

Links that Discuss Bioengineering Careers:

1. Designing a Career in Biomedical Engineering https://www.embs.org/about-biomedical-engineering/designing-a-career-in-biomedical-engineering/from the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (http://embs.org). This site has an 18 page pdf appropriate for high school and beginning college students considering a career in biomedical engineering.

2. EMBS Student Websitehttp://students.embs.org/. This site features multiple videos discussing careers in bioimedical engineering.

3. Navigate the Circuithttp://navigate.aimbe.org/from AIMBE (American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering(aimbe.org)  This site has has advice on biomedical engineering careers, jobs by state, and video advice from leaders in the field

4. Free online course: "So You Want to Be A Biomedical Engineer" https://www.edx.org/course/so-you-want-to-be-a-biomedical-engineer

These are sites with BME job postings:

BMES Career Connections Job Board and Career Centerhttp://jobboard.bmes.org/jobseekers/

EMBS Career Center and Job Board: https://embs-jobs.careerwebsite.com

 

These are the most prominent professional organizations in the field of biomedical engineering:

            BMES: Biomedical Engineering Society  bmes. Org

            EMBS: EEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society embs.org

            AIMBE: American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering   aimbe.org

            IFMBE: International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering  ifmbe.org

                        IFMBE is an umbrella organization of 55 national BME societies world wide

 

These professional organizations have active biomedical and bioengineering interest groups:

            AICHE: American Institute for Chemical Engineering – Society for Biological Engineering

                        https://www.aiche.org/sbe

            ASME: American Society for Mechanical Engineering  -- 

                        Alliance of Advanced BioMedical Engineering

                        https://www.asme.org/topics/bioengineering

            ACM: Association for Computing Machinery – Special Interest Group on Bioinformatics

                        https://www.acm.org/special-interest-groups/sigs/sigbio

            ASABE: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

                        https://www.asabe.org/about-us.aspx

            ISPE: International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering 

                        Ispe.org

            ISCB: International Society for Computational Biology

                        https://www.iscb.org/