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 the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society ( This site has an 18 page pdf appropriate for high school and beginning college students considering a career in biomedical engineering.

2. EMBS Student Website This site features multiple videos discussing careers in bioimedical engineering.

3. Navigate the Circuit AIMBE (American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering(  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"

These are sites with BME job postings:

BMES Career Connections Job Board and Career Center

EMBS Career Center and Job Board:


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

            AIMBE: American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering

            IFMBE: International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering

                        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


            ASME: American Society for Mechanical Engineering  -- 

                        Alliance of Advanced BioMedical Engineering


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


            ASABE: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers


            ISPE: International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering 


            ISCB: International Society for Computational Biology