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What Do Biomedical Engineers Do? How Much Do They Get Paid? What Do I Need To Do To Become A Biomedical Engineer?
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Market Reports study the past performance of a specific industry or consumer product and combine that with current political, social and/or economics news to predict future trends. The ASU Library does not buy these specific reports but you may find an older one freely available on the web (for example, see Pulse of the Industry: Medical Technology Report 2013) or you may find an informative summary of a current one (for example, see 2014 Global Opportunities in Medical Devices & Diagnostics).
You can create your own medical device market report by using the databases listed below. . Besides giving you a good foundation in what the medical devices industry is all about, the information you find here will help you in your job search to decide what companies are the best and giving you information that you can use in your cover letters, resumes and in interviews.
Who are the major medical device companies and who is doing the research? There are several ways to find this information:
If you've been watching videos, reading books or attending sessions at the Engineering Career Center, you'll have heard the advice to "research the company" before you go in for an interview. Obviously, you can look at the company's website to get some idea of it's mission and products/services and in some cases, get a copy of their latest annual report. In this section, you'll learn how to find out very specific information about the company's adminsitration, productivity and finances.
Library databases with Company Information:
Off-campus access to these videos is limited to ASU students, staff and faculty and require asurite id/password.
Engaging Resumes & Cover Letters: How to Hook the Job You Want
Directed by Akela Stanfield, Kathleen O. Ryan and Kevin McCarthy
(Chicago, IL: Learning Seed, 2011), 28:06 mins