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Biomedical Engineering

  1. Professional Associations
  2. Job Listings & More
  3. Online Company Directories
  4. Suggested Industry Codes
  5. Books

Professional Associations

Job Listings & More

  • 50 Best Engineering Job Sites A substantial list of Engineering job sites for you to peruse and find your perfect engineering job.
  • BMEnet: The Biomedical Engineering Network This excellent web resource is sparse in design but full in content of information. Included on the site are links to international BME consortiums and societies, conferences, academic grants, and career tips. Browse their job openings here.
  • DeviceSpace DeviceSpace is the premier online community for the Medical Device and Diagnostics industries. It features a comprehensive Career Network for industry professionals and employers, and delivers through user-friendly navigation daily news, events, company profiles, stocks, blogs and other relevant information from the sector. DeviceSpace also hosts Medical Device Career Fairs throughout the US.
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Jobs You will find a variety of jobs suitable to biomedical engineers.  For example, try "device" as a keyword.
  • Nanomedicine Research Portal Check this website for up-to-date news, scholarly articles and job postings in the field of nanomedicine.
  • The National Academies: Science & Engineering The National Academies have published several reports related to career planning, including a series of publications ranking U.S. doctoral programs in several different disciplines. Other topics include scientific ethics and the experiences of women in science, engineering and medicine.
  • The National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering The NIBIB is an Institute within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) devoted to merging the physical and biological sciences to develop new technologies that improve health.   This website contains information about the organization and its mission, research and training, grant opportunities,  breaking news, publications and events.
  • NewScientist Jobs Use this site to search for jobs by region, scientific discipline and job sector.  Includes international listings.

Online Company Directories

  • MBBNet: Minnesota Biomedical and Bioscience Network MBBNet is an effort to network biomedical, bioscience, and related science-based industries, to connect faculty, students, and entrepreneurs with these industries, and to market Minnesota globally over the Internet.  See their 'directory menu' for a lists of companies in the industry.
  • Pennsylvania Bio Pennsylvania Bio brings together a variety of PA's bioscience companies - research, emerging companies, mature industry and global pharmaceuticals, to create a unique and vibrant community.  You should view their member listing as a list of potential employers!
  • Qmed Qmed is a medical device industry supplier directory.

Suggested Industry Codes

Use one of our company directories or library databases such as D&B Million Dollar Database to generate a list of potential employers.  Specify your location criteria and your industry criteria.  Try one of the suggested industry codes below to specify your industry of choice.  You can also search for additional SIC and NAICS codes.

 SIC CodesNAICS Codes
  1. 2833- Medicinal Chemicals & Botanical Products
  2. 2834- Pharmaceutical Preparations
  1. 325411- Medicinal & Botanical Manufacturing
  2. 325412- Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing
  1. 2835- In-Vitro and In-Vivo Diagnostic Substances
  2. 2836- Biological Products, except Diagnostic Substances
  3. 3841- Surgical & Medical Instruments & Apparatus
  4. 3842- Orthopedic, Prosthetic & Surgical Appliances and Supplies
  5. 3843- Dental Equipment & Supplies
  6. 3844- X-Ray Apparatus & Tubes
  7. 3845- Electromedical & Electrotherapeutic Apparatus
  8. 5047- Medical, Dental, & Hospital Equipment & Suppliers
  1. 322291- Sanitary Paper Product Manufacturing
  2. 325413- In-Vitro Diagnostic Substance Manufacturing
  3. 325414- Biological Product (except Diagnostic) Manufacturing
  4. 334517- Irradiation Apparatus Manufacturing
  5. 339111- Laboratory Apparatus & Furniture Making
  6. 339112- Surgical & Medical Instrument Manufacturing
  7. 339113- Surgical Appliance & Supplies Manufacturing
  8. 339114- Dental Equipment & Supplies Manufacturing
  9. 334510- Electromedical & Electrotherapeutic Apparatus Manufacturing
  10. 42145- Medical, Dental, & Hospital Equipment & Supplies Wholesalers
Research & Laboratories
  1. 8071- Medical Laboratories
  2. 8731- Commercial Physical & Biological Research
  3. 8733- Noncommercial Research Organizations
  4. 8734- Testing Laboratories
  1. 541711- Research & Development in Biotechnology
  2. 54138- Testing Laboratories
  3. 621511- Medical Laboratories
  4. 621512- Diagnostic Imaging Centers


All books listed below can be found at the Careers Collection unless otherwise noted. Use the call number (listed below the title) to help you find the book on the shelf.

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