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What is Bioengineering? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
Miscellaneous Links OSU School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering

What is Bioengineering?

According to the OSU School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering "Bioengineering is an interdisciplinary field that applies engineering principles and quantitative methods to the advancement of knowledge at the molecular and cellular levels through the ecosystem level, and to the development of new and novel biologicals, materials, devices, and processes. In practice, bioengineers address issues in the broad areas of bioenvironmental, biomedical and bioprocess technology."

Bioengineering - What Can I Do with This Degree? pdf - Lists the industry areas, employers, and strategies for using your degree.

Related Careers

Agrichemical Developer Medical Research Bioengineering Specialist
Agricultural Equipment Designer Medical Supplier
Alternative Energy Specialist Medical Technology Designer
Artificial Joint Developer Orthopedic Engineer
Biomass Enzyme Processor Patient Rehabilitator
Biomedical Supplier Pharmaceutical & Drug Scientist
Clinical Engineer Pharmaceutical Engineer
Consultant Professor
Diagnostic Equipment Developer Rehabilitation Engineer
Energy Conservationist Sports Medicine Bioengineer
Environmental Protection Specialist Surgical Device Developer
Genetic Disease Specialist Systems Physiologist
Genetic Engineer Technical Writer
Hazardous Waste Treatment Specialist Tissue Engineer
Hospital Administrator Water Control Specialist
Medical Equipment & Supplies Manufacturer Water Resources Protection Agent
Medical Imaging Technician Wetland Protection Specialist

Related Skills

Analytical Skills Knowledge of Life Sciences Seek Answers to Complex Problems
Communication Skills (Oral & Written) Mentally Flexible Strong Background in Biology & Engineering
Creative & Innovative Research Skills Welcome Interaction Between Various Disciplines

Job & Internship Search Links

USAJobs.gov - Check out the Students and Recent Grads section and the Federal Jobs by College Major for a listing of job titles related to your major.

The Fulcrum International - Search jobs and post resumes for architecture, engineering, and construction positions.

C&EN Jobs - Chemistry and Engineering Jobs

Engineer Jobs

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Graduating Engineer & Computer Careers


Science Careers


The Silicon Valley Employment Page

Career Planning Links

 Occupational Outlook Handbook The following links provide a summary of related careers, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.

Explore Careers in Engineering

Bioengineering Resources


What do Engineering Majors Study?

Professional Association Links

Biomedical Engineering Society - Provides information on BES membership, internships, and careers

American Association of Engineering Societies

Society of Women Engineers

National Society of Black Engineers

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

The National Society of Professional Engineers

Miscellaneous Links


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