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Hire a BIOE

Welcome! Clemson Bioengineering develops leaders, thinkers and entrepreneurs. Our students are well prepared for the workforce. We invite you to engage with us and our students in the following ways:

Internships
Co-ops
Full-time


WHY HIRE A CLEMSON BIOENGINEERING STUDENT FOR YOUR INTERNSHIP/CO-OP?

  • Meet project needs.
  • Bring new innovative ideas to the workplace.
  • Evaluate and measure student performance before hiring full-time.
  • Year round source of highly motivated pre-professionals.
  • Flexible, cost effective workforce not requiring a long-term employer commitment.

InternshipsCo-ops
Length: Offered for one period during the fall, or spring semester (14-16 weeks) or during the summer (10-14 weeks), with students working either part-time or full-time. Length: Requires working multiple semesters as follows:
1. Alternating-Students alternate between a semester at school and a semester at work for 3 semesters (12 months of experience).
2. Back-to- back–students work two semesters in a row consisting of a spring/summer or summer/fall (7-8 months of experience).
Assignments: Interns enhance their career development while exploring interests & gaining work experience related to their field of study. Projects relate to a student’s major and career interest. Assignments: The progressive work assignments provide higher levels of responsibility for students to get an understanding of real world jobs.
Salary: Most positions are paid, but a few will be voluntary depending on the field. The M Eng. program offers participation in an internship; therefore it would be optional for the company offer pay. Typical salaries range from $10 to $20 per hour. Salary: Co-ops are always paid. Non-technical salaries average $15-$20/hour; technical salaries average $19- $20/hour for the first work period. Some employers provide additional benefits of housing, mileage accommodations, signing bonuses, & 401K plans.
Eligibility: Varies. Employers determine qualifications necessary. Eligibility: Students must have completed 27 hours prior to going to work & 2.45 GPA or higher.

UPON GRADUATION OUR STUDENTS HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILL-SET

  • Solidworks – full knowledge of parts, assemblies, drawings, and tolerancing
  • Regulatory – 510k and PMA process knowledge, IDE, MDR, IACUC/IRB
  • Literature /patent searching and critical analysis
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Experimental design
  • Cell culture
  • Product design – quality function deployments, DFMEA analysis, Gantt charts, verification and validation protocol writing, manufacturing processes, iterative prototyping, product cycle knowledge
  • Manufacturing processes – machine shop knowledge, molding techniques (extrusion, wet spin, etc.), rapid prototyping
  • Mechanical testing
  • Biocompatibility and material selection
  • Bioelectrical knowledge – imaging (MRI, CT, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy, etc.)
  • Experienced in public speaking, technical writing, and team-based projects