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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 development in bioengineering and biotechnology

  • Career opportunities in biotechnology and drug development
  • Opportunities in Biotechnology Careers
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

Some important words to use in your search:

    • Biotechnology
    • Medical Devices
    • Biomaterials
    • Bioprocessing
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Nanotechnology
    • Biodevices
    • Imaging
    • Subject-specific keywords
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.

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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

Find FDA-approved drugs and the companies that manufacture them

  • [email protected] most of the drug products approved since 1939
  • http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/drugsatfda/index.cfm?fuseaction=Reports.ReportsMenu
FDA Drug Approval Reports
fda approvals of medical devices

Find FDA-approved medical devices

    • 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 EngLibrary 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

Build your network

  • Professional Associations
  • LinkedIn
Networking
finding posted biomed positions
Finding posted BioMed 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 3 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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