If you are the kind of person who loves to be an engineer but also wanted to have a glimpse in the medical related field or any living system, this career is best for you.
Bioengineers are the creators behind of the suits of astronauts and the success of aquaculture, vegetation and bio-sensors. They are the scientists behind the hearing aids, the machines used for dialysis, the artificial prosthetic valves, artificial limbs, and many more. The people behind all of these equipments and machines are the Bioengineers. They are the ones who are applying the principles of engineering to create a useful and sophisticated equipment to help or advance the diagnosis of disease, to prolong life, or even to aid the disabled. This is quite difficult since you are making a piece that can either make or break a life.
Those who have a degree on Electronic or Mechanical Engineering, Physics, and Biomedical Engineering have greater chances of having this job. People who have degrees on applied science or medical science and engineering can also have a career as a Bioengineer.
They usually work in office, laboratory, hospital, college research department or even in a medical equipment manufacturer’s company. They usually travel around the region as part of their working day especially in cases that it is their schedule for maintaining a machine in a certain hospital. They also go around in special conferences and exhibits to introduce and market their products.
It is quite rare to be self-employed in this kind of job, since wide contacts are needed in order to succeed.
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