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Career and Co-Op

The Biomedical Engineering Department requires each student to complete a total of 48 weeks of cooperative education to graduate. 

Department Specific Statistics

   Co-op Deployments  

  Total Number of Co-op Placements

     890     

  Total Number of Employers

     278

  Number of United States and its territories in which students have worked       

     30

  Number of Countries in which students have worked

      9

Salary Information

Position

Average Salary

Salary Range 

Co-op

$15.93/hour

$8.00 – $24.00/hr 

BS degree (entry level)

$56,777/year

$45,000 -$70,000/year  

http://www.rit.edu/emcs/oce/student/salary

Industry sectors in which Biomedical Engineers work

Industry Sectors

Example Employers

Engineering Firms

Consulting Firms

Quality Systems and Controls Firms

Government

Federal Agencies (e.g. NIH, FDA, NASA)

State Agencies

Graduate Education

Engineering, computer science

Sciences

Law School

Medicine/Dentistry

Hospitals

Research Hospitals

Veterinary Hospitals

Animal Labs

Manufacturing

Medical Devices

Instrumentation

Research and Development

Sales

Molecular Biology Industry

Genomics

Sequence Technology

Pharmaceutical Industry

Pharma Industry

 

Public Health

Public Health Organizations

Environmental Firms

Non-profit Organizations

Rehabilitation

Prosthetics

Implants

Fitting

Customization

For additional information about the co-op program: http://www.rit.edu/emcs/oce/