Most of the world’s leading medical device companies have a base here, making Ireland a leader in medtech manufacturing. In the process of getting the products to the patients around the globe, having an ability to speak languages is an advantage. With Brexit in train, Ireland will need to seek out new partners, and the possibility of missing out on projects is already being flagged. Language skills in the medtech field can boost your chances to be part of the new realities which are ever-changing.
Clinical trials, R&D and the plastics industry offer careers which are aimed at global markets. To combine biomedical skills with language skills will give you a very nice combination to help you get ahead.
Careers exist for people who can combine language skills with marketing and sales skills in order to develop business in non-English speaking countries, and to maintain and create new business relationships.