Bioengineering Jobs and Internships 

Bioengineering student's job market is rapidly growing as advances occur in the Bioengineering/Biomedical sciences impact on healthcare. There are numerous opportunities for graduates with the specialized training offered at Binghamton University, considering the healthcare industry continues to expand.
To enable students to succeed in their Bioengineering careers we have outlined some useful links to job and internship opportunities. Also, check out hireBING and search for job opportunities specifically for engineering students. IBM is currently looking to hire 150 Watson students! 

Current Internship, Education and Competition Opportunities

NSF Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP) - NSFThrough this initiative, NSF Graduate Fellows will participate in mission-related, collaborative research under the guidance of host research mentors at federal facilities and national laboratories. The internship experiences will support Fellows with developing expertise in critical STEM areas, enhancing professional skills, developing networks, and preparing for a wide array of career options. The sponsor agencies will benefit by engaging Fellows in mission-critical projects, helping to develop a highly skilled U.S. workforce in areas of national need.

Deadline to apply: by the end of the first 2 weeks of official start of internship

For more information, please click here.


NYS Assembly Internship - Is currently accepting applications for any major. Undergraduate and graduate students of any major are encouraged to apply. 

Deadline to apply: Friday, October 15, 2014

For more information, please click here.


NASA America's Best and Brightest for Space NASATechnology Research Fellowships - NASA is currently accepting applications for Fellowships from engineering students with Biomedical backgrounds. Please check out the OSSI website and below for more information.

Space Suit Assembly Engineer

Launch Propulsion Systems

In-Space Propulsion Technologies

Robotics, Tele-Robotics, and Autonomous Systems

Communication and Navigation

Human Health, Life Support, and Habitation Systems


Students Working Together

IEEE 2014 Smarter Planet Challenge - If you have a solution to a challenge in your community and engineering or business skills to develop and implement it, then apply! IEEE is awarding up to $5,000 for the Student Projects Changing the World Challenge. 


adline to apply: October 1, 2014

For more information and to apply, visit the IEEE website


NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) - The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the vitality and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in science and engineering. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant achievements in science and engineering.

Deadline to apply: October 29, 2014

For more information and to apply, visit the NSF GRFP website


Leifur Eiriksson Foundation

Leifur Eiriksson Foundation Scholarship - funds scholars who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents from U.S. universities for graduate research or study at universities in Iceland, and scholars who are Icelandic citizens or permanent resdients from universities in Iceland to conduct research or study at universities in the United States.

Recipients are chosen by the Foundation's Board of Trustees. Up to $25,000 in project costs, including travel to and from the research or study site will be paid on the scholar's behalf.

For more information, visit the Leifur Eiriksson Foundation Website


AbbVie Internship Program - As an AbbVie Intern, you'll do real work that has a real impact on our business and patients worldwide. Interns work across multiple cultures, countries, functions, technologies and businesses to solve the world's most pressing health care challenges. AbbVie knows that hands-on involvement provides a level of personal and professional growth rarely found in the classroom. AbbVie internships provide work assignments directly related to your field of study and career goals and represent all major disciplines and functions.

For more information, visit the AbbVie website 

Current Job Opportunities

University of Haifa - Postdoctoral positions are available at the Insititue of Evolution located in Israel. They are looking for independent and motivated Bioinformaticians as post-doctorate fellows for revealing the mechanisms of cancer-resistance and anti-cancer activity of the hypoxia-tolerant subterranean, blind mole-rat, Spalax. 

To find out more information and apply, visit AAAS Jobs


University of Buffalo - Postdoctoral positions are available in Dr. Jian Feng's laboratory at the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, State University of New York at Buffalo. Current research is focused on using the human model system to study Parkinson's disease.

To find out more information and apply, visit AAAS Jobs


Pfizer - is currently looking for a Bioengineering graduate that can assist in the process of developing and support of vaccine platform processes at the research scale. 

To find out more information and apply, visit Pfizer Jobs


IEEE JobSite - a large online database for current Biomedical Engineering positions. Currently there are 227 posted positions for BME. 

To browse current openings, visit IEEE JobSite


CFD Research Corporation (CFDRC) - currently is seeking highly motivated individuals to support the testing and characterization of biofluidic systems for medical and defense applications.

To find out more information and apply, visit CFDRC careers


Department of Veterans Affairs - the VA is offering a unique career opportunity in Biomedical (Clinical) Engineering that invites qualified candidates with drive and commitment to serve a very special class of citizens - our nation's Veterans.

Learn more by clicking on this link or by visiting

To apply, send an inquiry e-mail to


Last Updated: 9/23/14