What are the job prospects of biomechanics? Is it a worthless degree?

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Are there many job options and prospects or is the degree very limited?

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Offline CPT ArkAngel

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I worked for a while as an electronic engineer on a bionic leg (for people who have lost one) and i can tell you that there is not many jobs right now but there is not many people in the field too. In a research point of view, i think it is a very good field because there is many possibilities of application in prosthesis, vehicles and machinery, but there is not much R&D made. You have to like programming...
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I worked for a while as an electronic engineer on a bionic leg (for people who have lost one) and i can tell you that there is not many jobs right now but there is not many people in the field too. In a research point of view, i think it is a very good field because there is many possibilities of application in prothesis, vehicules and machinery. You have to like programming...

Not to be picky or anything, but you will also improve your job prospects a lot if you master a spoken language as well as a machine language. There are even some automated tools that help with spelling. Even TNS has one.
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my first language is french... sorry but i am a canadian frog...
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