Graduates from the Biomedical Engineering course in CIT typically gain employment in one of the following:

  1. Medical device company e.g. Stryker (, Boston Scientific (, Abbott (
  2. Clinical environment e.g. Cork University Hospital ( ), Cardiac Services ( GE Healthcare (, Dräger Medical (
  3. 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."
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