Internships

Internships400Biomedical Engineering students are strongly encouraged to seek out internships at medical device or biotechnology companies. We encourage students to seek out opportunities at small, medium, and large companies. UT Austin BME has graduates in engineering positions most or all of the major companies listed below, and many more:

  • Accenture
  • Boston Scientific
  • DJO Surgical
  • Epic
  • Fitbit
  • GE Healthcare
  • Genetech
  • Hospira
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Medtronic 
  • Merck
  • National Instruments
  • OsteoMed
  • Pfizer
  • Proctor & Gamble
  • Siemens
  • Smith & Nephew
  • Smiths Medical
  • St. Jude Medical
  • Stryker
  • Zimmer

Career Assistance and Networking

The department sponsors a workshop each semester for students on how to search for a BME internship and job. We maintain an online alumni network to allow students to contact graduates from our program at companies and inquire about internship opportunities. The Cockrell School of Engineering offers services and resources to current engineering students and recent graduates in the Engineering Career Assistance Center.

Students have the option to earn course credit for an off-campus industrial internship (BME 377S) or clinical internship (BME 377M).

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