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Finding a Career in Biomedical Engineering. Brendan Johnson http://www.library.drexel.edu/careers. Resources available to you How to find companies Important keywords & codes How to network and find posted positions Let’s find some contacts!. Topics for today:. Services:

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Finding a career in biomedical engineering

Finding a Career in Biomedical Engineering

Brendan Johnson

http://www.library.drexel.edu/careers


Topics for today

  • Resources available to you

  • How to find companies

  • Important keywords & codes

  • How to network and find posted positions

  • Let’s find some contacts!

Topics for today:


Career services library assistant

  • Services:

    • Guidance and instruction to career resources

  • Where: http://www.library.drexel.edu/careers

  • What:

    • Careers blog

    • Contact info

    • Workshop PowerPoint

    • Vault Career Insider

    • Biomedical Engineering research guide

Career Services Library Assistant


Career exploration books and e books

Career Exploration: Books and E-Books



Vault career insider
Vault Career Insider

  • Researchcompanies, industries, and professions

  • Download full PDFs of Vault Career Guides

  • Get career advice, sample resumes and cover letters, and much more!!


Finding companies

  • ES&P archives in DrexelOne

  • Company directories and databases

  • FDA drug approvals

  • FDA device approvals

  • Patent searching

Finding Companies


Keywords codes

Keywords & Codes


Keywords codes1

  • Search industries by Industry Codes

    • SIC Codes

    • NAICS Codes

  • Some relevant SIC codes:

    • 2833- Medicinal Chemicals & Botanical Products

    • 2834- Pharmaceutical Preparations

    • 2835- In-Vitro and In-Vivo Diagnostic Substances

    • 2836- Biological Products, except Diagnostic Substances

    • 3841- Surgical & Medical Instruments & Apparatus

    • 3842- Orthopedic, Prosthetic & Surgical Appliances and Supplies

Keywords & Codes


D b million dollar database

Find companies only located where you are looking

D&B Million Dollar Database

Find companies in specific industries using SIC or NAICS industry codes

Find the contact information for these companies in your results.


HOOVERS

Research the companies you find

Read a company description

Look at how the company is making news, and what they’re making

Check out other similar competitors

Look up contacts in HR or Engineers in the R&D departments


Fda drug approval reports

FDA Drug Approval Reports


Fda approvals of medical devices

  • Find FDA-approved medical devices them

    • Recently-approved devices

    • Each listing contains info on what medical uses the device is approved for

  • For more info visit the EngLibrary blog on the Library’s website

    • Latest FDA Medical Devices approvals

FDA Approvals of Medical Devices


Patent searching

  • Use the themEngLibrary blog to find patent-searching resources, like the US Patent and Trademark Office database

    • Try searching by company name in the ‘Assignee Name’ field.

Patent Searching


Networking

Sustain your network them

Build your network

  • Professional Associations

  • LinkedIn

Networking


Finding posted biomed positions
Finding posted themBioMed positions

  • Professional associations

  • Industry-specific job listings

    • Try the Biomedical Engineering Career Guide for Biomed-Specific job sites

  • DragonJobs

  • General job sites


Job search activity

  • Using them3 different resources discussed here, find 3 target companies and at least one contact person for each company.

  • To view & download this presentation, visit my reference page at library.drexel.edu/careers and click on the Finding a Career in Biomedical Engineering workshop

  • Suggested resources:

    • D&B Million Dollar Database

    • Hoovers

    • FDA Drug & Device Approvals

    • LinkedIn

    • Professional Associations

Job Search Activity


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