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King's Careers & Employability

Contact King's Careers & Employability to find out how they can support you. Their services include advice on your CV and recruitment applications, helping you plan your career, a careers library, information on further study, mock interviews and assessments, and careers consultants.

Your Careers Consultant

The Department's dedicated Career Consultant is Kulvinder Birring. He is based in the College's careers service. For details of how to book an appointment with the careers service visit the Careers & Employability web pages.

NMS Careers Newsletter

Remember to look out for the fortnightly Natural & Mathematical Sciences newsletter (KCL internal page; log-in required), which has a job of the week, a variety of articles relating to careers, and key events for the week ahead. You will also receive notification of other opportunities relevant to you from nms-careers@kcl.ac.uk.

If you would like to contribute to the newsletter or want further help email Kulvinder Birring.

Career prospects and graduate destinations

King’s Careers & Employability provides impartial guidance to help students and graduates achieve job satisfaction and to assist organisations in recruiting and retaining King’s people. They have an extensive reference library with information on different jobs and further courses, including a special section on international opportunities. Vacancy listings include part-time jobs and vacation internships as well as permanent jobs. Information officers will help with your enquiries and the careers consultants are available for informal consultations. The programme of activities each term includes careers fairs and fora, employer presentations and skills workshops.

Biomedical engineering graduates can enter directly into industry, such as into medical hardware or software, or take a clinical engineering position in a hospital.

Find out more about careers in Biomedical Engineering

Prospects - Graduate Career Website

EMB - Engineering in Medicine and Biology

NHS Careers in Clinical Engineering

Student Events

There are careers events for students throughout the academic year, sometimes in collaboration with external organisations. These include mentoring events as well as talks from organisations like Facebook and Bloomberg. These events may help you think about future careers and goals. A list of upcoming events, including how to sign up for them, is available on our Events webpage.

Careers Fairs

Dates for careers fairs, including the vacation work and internships fair, technology fair, and assessment centre week are available on the Careers events page (KCL log-in required). 

The sessions in the careers programme have been scheduled to align with these dates to ensure you are well prepared and make the most of these fairs. 

King's Leadership & Professional Skills Award

Students are invited to attend the Leadership & Professional Skills Award (KLPSA). This is a programme of events, run in conjunction with employers, designed to help you develop professional and leadership skills and increase your employability in this competitive graduate market. Find out more on the KLPSA SharePoint site (you will need a King's login to access this page).

Internships

Find out about all the internship opportunities available to you, including King's Internships (a  range of paid internship opportunities on offer exclusively for you) and the King's Global Internships Programme.

Transferable Skills

While you will learn a lot about biomedical engineering during your degree course, there are other skills which have been built into the teaching regime. For example, project modules will help you with teamwork, time management and problem solving, while other modules may imbue you with, for example, presentation skills. These will prove invaluable to you and contribute to your future career success, so make the most of them.

More information on other careers service offerings is available on the Careers & Employability webpages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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