Presentation on theme: "Finding a Career in Biomedical Engineering Brendan Johnson"— Presentation transcript:
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!
Career Services Library Assistant Services: Guidance and instruction to career resources Where: http://www.library.drexel.edu/careers http://www.library.drexel.edu/careers What: Careers blog Contact info Workshop PowerPoint Vault Career Insider Biomedical Engineering research guide
Career Exploration: Books and E-Books Career development in bioengineering and biotechnology Career development in bioengineering and biotechnology Career development in bioengineering and biotechnology Career opportunities in biotechnology and drug development Career opportunities in biotechnology and drug development Career opportunities in biotechnology and drug development Opportunities in Biotechnology Careers Opportunities in Biotechnology Careers Opportunities in Biotechnology Careers
Vault Career Insider Research companies, 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
Keywords & Codes Some important words to use in your search: Biotechnology Medical Devices Biomaterials Bioprocessing Pharmaceuticals Nanotechnology Biodevices Imaging Subject-specific keywords
Keywords & Codes Search industries by Industry Codes SIC Codes SIC Codes SIC Codes NAICS Codes NAICS 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
D&B Million Dollar Database D&B Million Dollar Database Find companies only located where you are looking 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 Find FDA-approved drugs and the companies that manufacture them Drugs@FDA includes most of the drug products approved since 1939 Drugs@FDA http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/drugsatf da/index.cfm?fuseaction= Reports.ReportsMenu http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/drugsatf da/index.cfm?fuseaction= Reports.ReportsMenu http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cder/drugsatf da/index.cfm?fuseaction= Reports.ReportsMenu
FDA Approvals of Medical Devices Find FDA-approved medical devices Recently-approved devices Recently-approved 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 EngLibrary blog EngLibrary blog Latest FDA Medical Devices approvals Latest FDA Medical Devices approvals Latest FDA Medical Devices approvals
Patent Searching Use the EngLibrary blog to find patent-searching resources, like the US Patent and Trademark Office database EngLibrary blogUS Patent and Trademark Office databaseEngLibrary blogUS Patent and Trademark Office database Try searching by in the ‘Assignee Name’ field. Try searching by company name in the ‘Assignee Name’ field.
Networking Build your network Sustain your network Professional Associations LinkedIn LinkedIn
Finding posted BioMed positions Professional associations Industry-specific job listings Try the Biomedical Engineering Career Guide for Biomed- Specific job sites Biomedical Engineering Career Guide Biomedical Engineering Career Guide 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 library.drexel.edu/careers Suggested resources: D&B Million Dollar Database D&B Million Dollar Database D&B Million Dollar Database Hoovers Hoovers FDA Drug & Device Approvals FDA Drug & Device Approvals FDA Drug & Device Approvals LinkedIn LinkedIn Professional Associations Professional Associations Professional Associations