Clinical & Regulatory Development Program (Crdp) 2020

Edwards Lifesciences Corp Irvine , CA 92606

Posted 2 months ago


Edwards Lifesciences, the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, offers students a defined career path within the medical device industry through our and forward-thinking full-time Clinical & Regulatory Development Program (CRDP). It's exactly what you'd expect from a rapidly expanding global organization, where 13,000+ employees work together to make a difference to millions of patients worldwide.

You'll gain experience in Clinical and Regulatory work, allowing you to cultivate valuable skills in applying medical device regulations to bring life-saving products to market. Upon completion of the program, you'll be prepared to contribute to solving some of medicine's toughest challenges.

Three rotations. Two extraordinary paths.

In just two short years, you'll acquire keen business insights while furthering your understanding of how Clinical and Regulatory contribute to patient care and product development through three rotations (9 months, 8 months, 7 months, respectively).

Core learning competencies include:

  • Regulatory Framework: Understand the laws, regulations, and framework for developing and launching products globally.

  • Clincal Research Development and Execution: Learn the ins and outs of what constitutes a research study and implement learnings in a real world clinical study.

  • Clinical and Regulatory Compliance: Learn to effectively understand the laws and regulations of clinical research in order to conduct trials with the highest level of ethics and integrity.

You. Owning Your Career.

What makes the Edwards experience different is that you play a role in shaping it. As a CRDP associate, you'll be exposed to countless specializations within the field and the chance to create your own unique career path at Edwards.

You'll also thrive because of the dedicated support we provide along the way. Starting with a robust onboarding program, your experience is further defined by the mentorship of senior team members. At the end of the program, you'll be well positioned to pursue the right path for you in Clinical or Regulatory at Edwards.

Get started. Apply today.

Sound interesting? Great here is what you can expect from the process. We'll be conducting on-campus interviews with qualified candidates in October and November 2019. Final round interviews will be completed and offers extended in November 2019.

Program Qualifications

  • Permanent U.S. work authorization required

  • BS, MS, or PhD in life sciences, engineering/bio-med engineering, or nursing. PhD students who received their degree in Spring 2019 or later, graduated law students, and students with strong writing skills outside these majors will also be considered.

  • Target GPA of 3.0+ or equivalent

  • Technical writing skills

  • Highly effective communication skills

  • Graduation date between December 2019 and May/June 2020


  • University of California, Irvine

  • University of Southern California

  • Keck Graduate Institute

  • Northeastern University

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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