Coop - Engineering

United Therapeutics Corporation Sudbury , MA 01776

Posted 3 weeks ago

The Job Details are as follows:

As a biotech company, our technology teams are constantly seeking the next generation of experts to help us drive business results. To further develop these future specialists, United Therapeutics and its subsidiaries offer a coop internship program.

This program is ideal for technologically proficient individuals who can help United Therapeutics and its subsidiaries maximize the benefits of technology. Our innovative approach has placed the company on BizJournal's annual list of top innovators, Washington Post's "2015 & 2016 Best Places to Work", as 2016 Triangle Business Journal Best Places to Work and The View. We want to continue this trend by providing a stimulating, career-building opportunity to driven individuals who want to learn, and be a part of, the ways biotechnology contributes to United Therapeutics' success.

The position is a full-time, paid coop internship available at our Sudbury, MA location. Extensive training, real-world experience, hands-on opportunities and guidance from professionals will all aid in broadening your technical expertise, while offering exposure to one of our company's most exciting new technologies.

United Therapeutics' subsidiary, Lung Biotechnology PBC, is seeking an engineering student intern to work within the Total Artificial Lung (TAL) development team, which is currently involved in the research and development phase of the technology.

The engineering intern will aide in design and execution of laboratory tasks in support of the TAL team which consists of 8 full-time engineers and scientists plus additional on-site contractors.. The successful candidate must have a strong desire to be hands-on in the lab and working on projects within the biomedical device industry.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Keep records including lab notebook and acquired sensor data neat, organized and up to date

  • Interface with vendors to obtain quotations, and procure parts

  • Interface with Lung Biotechnology's subject matter expert consultants to inform design iterations and tests

  • Work hands-on in the lab with the engineers to set up, fabricate, and execute tests and collate results

  • Present data to the team in an organized way both written and orally

  • Conduct literature searchers related to novel materials, processes, and sensors in the biomedical field

Minimum Requirements

  • Enrolled in Biomedical, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or Materials Engineering (undergraduate or graduate level), GPA of 3.0 or better is expected

  • At least in their third year of school

Other Preferred Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Successful completion of previous coop experience or other internships is a plus

  • Knowledge of laboratory instrumentation or data acquisition software (LabVIEW, etc) is preferred

  • Prior experience with SolidWorks is a plus

United Therapeutics Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities


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