Graduates from the Biomedical Engineering course in CIT typically gain employment in one of the following:
- Medical device company e.g. Stryker (www.stryker.com/), Boston Scientific (www.bostonscientific.com/), Abbott (www.abbott.ie/).
- Clinical environment e.g. Cork University Hospital (www.cuh.hse.ie/ ), Cardiac Services (www.cardiac-services.com/) GE Healthcare (www.gehealthcare.com/), Dräger Medical (www.draeger.com/)
- Research e.g. at CIT or other third level institutes.
These jobs are among the highest paid graduate jobs.
The following is a list of some of our recent graduates and what they’re doing now:
- John Bohane, Clinical Engineer , Cork university Hospital, “I really enjoy working in the biomedical field”
- Vera Cahill, Clinical field service engineer, Cardiac Services, “My job allows me to see the future - it's at the leading edge of technology.”
- Denise Cronnelly, completed a Masters degree, University of Limerick and now working in Boston Scientific as a quality engineer, “I chose the course because I was interested in working with people in the medical environment”
- Bronadh Lynch, Quality Engineer, Abbott, “Studying Biomedical Engineering offers you a variety of solid career options”
- Davida O Brien, PhD Research: Biomechanics of Diabetic feet,CIT, “Biomedical engineering is a really wide discipline. It gives you loads of options.”
- Philip O'Reilly, Process development engineer, Boston Scientific
- Malcolm Porter, Field Service Engineer , Dräger Medical, "The Clinical Engineering element of the course helped me to get a job and is invaluable in my day-to-day work"
- Deirdre Quinn, Field Service Engineer, GE Healthcare, “I was delighted I got a job so quickly!”
- Ian Smiddy, Manufacturing Engineer in advanced operations dept., Stryker Orthopaedics, "I love it, I'd recommend it to anyone."