Emerging Innovative Careers

  • Guruprasad Madhavan
  • Jennifer A. Flexman
  • Aimee L. Betker
Part of the Series in Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMENG)

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”

—Mark Twain

Bioengineers and biotechnologists are uniquely poised in terms of career flexibility, diversifiable skill sets, and a broad perspective that compliments a multitude of other disciplines. All of this combines to provide for an extraordinary number of career opportunities, as this volume has already shown. However, the possibilities are actually even wider than you might imagine; this chapter briefly surveys ten additional innovative career options.

Science Writing and Journalism

Imagine spending a week learning about the latest research in stem cells, climate change, and newly discovered galaxies. Then imagine the next week going on to an entirely new set of topics. Science writing and journalism provide just that kind of intellectually challenging and stimulating lifestyle.

“The bottom line goal for science and...


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guruprasad Madhavan
    • 1
  • Jennifer A. Flexman
    • 2
  • Aimee L. Betker
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Bioengineering, Thomas J.Watson School of Engineering and Applied ScienceState University of New YorkBinghamtonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Bioengineering, College of EngineeringUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  3. 3.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of ManitobaWinnipegCanada

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