Career Questions tagged Biomedical Engineering

what is a regular day for an engineer?

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Douglas Lemmo, P.E. | Consultant, Owner at Power Generation Consulting Services Hi Vira,That is a tough question to answer.  The short answer ...

How/Where do you start if you want to get into a Biomedical field?

I want to look at research and or look into medicine. #biomedical-engineering #science...

#chemistry

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Active Jan 08 at 02:12 PM

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Anne Harvey | Environmental Scientist at Philadelphia Water Department The "Biomedical field" has so many aspects that there is no ...

If I am interested in building technology that is used in hospitals, would I study mechanical or biomedical engineering?

I am a junior in high school and I am very sure that I want to be an engineer that works on building and testing all types of devices that people in the medical field work with, such as diagnostic machines, operation room monitors, scanning machines, etc., but I am confused about whether that...

#mechanical-engineering #engineering #medical-technology #biomedical-engineering

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Active Dec 23 '18 at 03:23 PM

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Mingyang Huang | Student at University of South Florida hi Stephanie:I am very happy to see you have a very ...

How much calculus do you need for biomedical engineering

#biomedical-engineering #engineering #math#calculus#medicine...

#stem

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Active Dec 11 '18 at 04:02 PM

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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering Using the curriculum at Berkeley as an example, biomedical engineering requires ...
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Spruce Cox | Retired Aerospace Engineer and Rocket Scientist I don’t know specifically, but in school you’ll have to estimate ...

Does biomedical engineering involve more chemistry or biology

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Active Dec 17 '18 at 04:21 PM

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Shazia Khan, PhD | Scientist / Scientific Editor Hi! You would need to study both chemistry and biology, which ...

What career options come with a Biomedical Engineering degree?

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Active Nov 27 '18 at 09:20 PM

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Amelia Eginton | Associate Business Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Great question! I was wondering the same thing when I was ...

How much math is involved in biomedical engineering

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Active Nov 30 '18 at 03:23 PM

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Posted by Elijah G.’s Avatar Elijah G.
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering Strictly speaking, all engineering disciplines require more math than most other ...
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering Engineers are generally always in demand. They are, however, as every ...

How do I increase my chances of getting an intership?

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Active Oct 17 '18 at 04:51 PM

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Posted by Isaiah J.’s Avatar Isaiah J.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education Hi Isaiah! This is a great question. You can increase your ...

Is biomedical engineering a good major for the future, regarding job opportunities?

How does the salary of a biomedical engineer compare to other professions? Flexibility of work hours? Stability of the job? #job-market #major #college-majors #engineering #biology #biomedical...

#biomedical-engineering

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Active Sep 15 '18 at 09:05 PM

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Kent Broman | Technical Sales Representative The U.S. Department of Labor set the salary as high as ...

What is the best United States location for a biomedical engineer?

In the future, I would like to become a biomedical engineer. I want to conduct research in a field such as prosthetics, Stem Cells, immunology, neurology, or regeneration. While there are many colleges that offer this as a major, it’s not as obvious where the best place to go after college...

#clueless #help #iwantmoneytoo #aftercollege #wherecanigetajob #biomedical-engineering

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Active May 11 '18 at 08:18 PM

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Posted by Ashley B.’s Avatar Ashley B.
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Daniel Moy | Google Software Engineer Are we talking graduate school? (Since you're asking about research).If so, ...

Is it better to get a biology degree for undergraduate study and then mechanical engineering degree for graduate study or simply getting a biomedical engineering degree if you are seeking employment in the biomedical field?

I'm asking because from what I have researched it seems that mechanical engineers can become biomedical engineers, despite not directly studying in the field of biomedical engineering and since mechanical engineering has a variety of job opportunities I thought it would be good to have...

#career #biology #engineering #career-advice #biomedical-engineering

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Active Apr 30 '18 at 02:28 PM

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Spruce Cox | Retired Aerospace Engineer and Rocket Scientist Osama,Very good question. I appreciate where you’re coming from – you’d ...

With the field of biomedical engineering, are there any problems being a girl?

I heard that in most STEM fields, being a girl means you earn less, there are less opportunities, not as many companies believe girls are capable, girls are of less value. I wanted more information if this was a myth or if it was true and how it might be a bad decision to go into this...

#career-in-the-field-of-biomedical-engineering #biomedical-engineer #biomedical #biomedical-engineering

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Active Jun 30 '18 at 04:48 PM

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PAUL GENTHNER | TRINITY BIOMEDICAL I have worked in this field 28 yrs now and I,ll ...

As someone who has a degree in biomedical engineering or works in the field, what types of jobs are available with the field becoming more and more popular daily and jobs becoming scarce?

I am currently a junior in high school considering biomedical engineering and want some more information for potential careers and general career advice. #biomedical-engineering #biotechnology...

#biomedical

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Active Apr 22 '18 at 11:47 PM

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How do I get to shadow a Biomedical Engineer

I was looking to find out how to shadow a biomedical engineer. I did my undergraduate in neuroscience and had the intention of going to graduate school for biomedical engineering. I was hoping to see what there work life was like before going. I've looked into societies like BMES, but no luck....

#engineering #biomedical-engineering #job-shadowing

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Active Apr 20 '18 at 10:14 PM

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Posted by Mae O.’s Avatar Mae O.

In working toward the field of prothetics do I need a master degree before a docorate

To understand how much schooling I will need and how I should prepare for applying to graduate school. #graduate-school #masters #doctorate #prosthetics #healthcare #biomedical-engineering...

#engineer

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Active Jul 30 '18 at 03:10 AM

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Does research fulfill the need for creativity?

I'm really deep into art as a hobby, but lately, I've been thinking about it more seriously the more people compliment me. I'm not sure I want to get rid of my plan to go into Biomed or pharmaceutical research, so I thought to ask about how they would really differ in terms of creative...

#pharmaceuticals #biomedical-engineering

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Active Oct 07 '18 at 09:48 PM

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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Sofia,What's the dilemma? Do them both!I do some legal research, not ...

How do I become a leading expert in the field of Biomedical Engineering?

I'm a senior in high school and interested in Biomedical Engineering. I am also very interested in following a guideline to becoming a seasoned and well respected Biomedical Engineer. #biomedical-engineering #engineering...

#biomedical

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Active Oct 07 '18 at 09:54 PM

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Virginia Bruce | Student at Baylor University Hello, I am a recent Biomedical Engineering Graduate from Baylor University. ...

What kind of companies are the best places for biomedical engineers to work in?

I'm a senior in high school and interested in Biomedical Engineering. I am also very interested in following a guideline to becoming a seasoned and well respected Biomedical Engineer. #biomedical-engineering #engineering #biomedical...

#career

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Active Jan 02 at 05:31 PM

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PAUL GENTHNER | TRINITY BIOMEDICAL Think Of all the hospitals in your area or the US ...

What would be recommended if I was considering between majoring in biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, or mechanical engineering?

I have been struggling over my years of high school in determining which type of engineering I should pursue in college. #engineering #biomedical-engineering #chemical-engineering...

#mechanical-engineering

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Active Mar 29 '18 at 03:48 AM

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Would an engineering career allow me to travel?

I am planning to major in chemical and biomedical engineering. Do these fields allow for a lot of remote work, which would let me travel frequently while on the job? Otherwise, do careers in those fields ever require much on-site work in other countries? #engineering...

#leisure-and-travel #chemical-engineering #biomedical-engineering

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Active Nov 05 '18 at 02:59 AM

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Jayavignesh Arivalagan | Chemical Process Engineer Like most things, it depends. If you take a job where ...

How versatile is a double-major in biomedical and chemical engineering?

I know I enjoy chemistry and have a general affinity for math and science. However, I have a lot of broad interests, including possibly working in medicine or computers, and want to avoid closing doors (or needing to change majors). My school has a specific program that makes this dual degree a...

#indecisive #engineering #chemical-engineering #biomedical-engineering

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Active Mar 19 '18 at 01:05 AM

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Jayavignesh Arivalagan | Chemical Process Engineer Chemical engineering is fairly broad, you can work in the petroleum ...

What is the MD/PhD track?

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Active May 26 '18 at 03:52 PM

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Saul Jaime | Post-Doctoral Pharmacologist Hi Aishwarya,a MD/PhD teach degree, as the name implies, is a ...

What should I do to boost my ACT scores so I can get into the school of my dreams?

I live in a state with only four colleges that offer my desired major, biomedical engineering, and they are very competitive. I need to get the best scores I can so I can get into one. #biomedical-engineering...

#merceruniversity

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Active Mar 15 '18 at 06:37 PM

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Posted by Emily T.’s Avatar Emily T.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Emily, See the link below. In addition to all the regular ...

What kind do employers look for in students that are fresh out of college?

Next fall I am going to college and I want to know what types of activities or goals that I should pursue to make my self a better candidate when I graduate and start looking for a job in my field. I know that I should obviously do well academically and get some work experience, but I want to...

#college #biomedical-engineering #employment #how-do-i-get-hired-straight-out-of-school #resume

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Active Jan 27 '18 at 01:38 AM

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Jenn Hatfield | Education Research Assistant You've pretty much got it - grades and work experience are ...

What foundational classes should a biomedical engineering major take in high school?

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Active Feb 08 '18 at 12:08 AM

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Nick Cobane | Business Operations @ LinkedIn Biomedical engineering requires a strong engineering foundation, so most of the ...

what are some minor studies that would enhance biomedical engineering major?

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Active Oct 01 '18 at 08:09 PM

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Posted by Julia V.’s Avatar Julia V.
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Mark Beamon | Electrical and Computer Engineer Hello Julia, I would recommend you look at taking a foreign ...

Necessary attributes for an engineer?

Considering everyone you have met in your field, what attributes do you think are essential for success as an engineer? #engineering #engineer...

#biomedical-engineering

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Active May 09 '18 at 12:48 AM

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Peter Sturtevant | Retired Civil Engineer Kyle:An important trait for an Engineer is to be able to ...

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