Careers that Change Lives
Engineers create our market-leading portfolio ofinnovations. Join us to make a lasting impact. Help bring the next generationof life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide. Our paid summerinternships expand your skills, test what you know and help you prepare for thenext stages of your career.
To meet the needs of patients and healthcareprofessionals around the globe, Medtronic has 84,000+ employees and operatesfrom more than 370 locations in approximately 160 countries. Our operationalheadquarters are in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We have summer internship opportunities available across the U.S;including Minnesota, California, Colorado,Connecticut, Arizona, Massachusetts and Florida. Ourinternships are full-time (40 hours/week), paid positions that are 11-12 weeksin length. We offer housing assistance (for out of state interns), relocationexpense reimbursement, and educational and social events throughout the summer.
With its expanded portfolio of innovativeproducts and services, Medtronic is a preeminent leader in delivering therapyand procedural innovations to address the major disease states impactingpatients and healthcare costs around the world. Medtronic provides physiciansand clinicians with the therapies to help patients with chronic disease, sothey can live fuller lives. Thisincludes:
Products that restore and regulate a patient'sheart rhythm and improve the heart's pumping function
Therapies for movement disorders, chronic pain and diabetes
Products used in bypass surgery, stenting and angioplasty
Products for disorders of the cranium and spine, image-guided surgeryand ear, nose and throat procedures
A Day in the Life
Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
This is a temporary position.
Responsible for performing and supporting research for teams operating within a service group, or product group and/ or project group.
Assists with the development, monitoring, coordination and implementation of technical projects as assigned.
Provides analysis, reporting and internal communication services with team members.
Develops knowledge of industry and organizational processes.
We have opportunities in both product design andmanufacturing development/design, where under the leadership of seniorengineers you will use state-of-the-art engineering tools and methods to eitherdesign/develop products to be used by physicians on patients, or furtherdevelop the manufacturing methods used to produce those medical technologyproducts.
ME: Product design/development positions offeropportunity to perform evaluations on mechanical concepts for future technologyof implantable devices, and to develop and improve manufacturing methods,systems and processes to produce high quality product at optimal cost.Responsibilities include documenting requirements of design concepts,evaluating mechanical aspects of prototype concepts, performing design tests toevaluate and verify current designs to specified results, using data obtainedfrom technician support to verify the functionality of product design and drawconclusions for evaluation, designing product components, circuitry or hardwarefrom detailed concept descriptions, troubleshooting and problem solving yourassigned portion of the design project, and developing test methodology andspecifications.
ME: Manufacturing design/development positions offeropportunity to develop, implement and improve manufacturing methods, systemsand processes to produce a high-quality product which meets designspecifications at optimal cost. You willdetermine requirements of manufacturing operations to specify equipment,fixturing, and process parameters; develop plans to evaluate process repeatabilityand stability through equipment qualification and process validation;continuously improve manufacturing methods, optimize product performance andreduce manufacturing costs; assist with detailed cost analyses of particularmanufacturing changes; provide engineering support to manufacturing operationon a routine basis; address product related issues arising on the productionfloor; recommend appropriate staffing levels to support manufacturingrequirements; define and generate all required documentation in support ofmanufacturing products and processes, including engineering protocols, reports,manufacturing instructions and procedures; and ensure compliance with GMPs andinternal protocol.
Must Have: Minimum Requirements
Undergraduate student with a sophomore or junior level in standing
Working towards a bachelor's degree in mechanicalengineering or related engineering major
A minimum 3.0 out of a 4.0 cumulative GPA
Legally authorized to work in the U.S. on afull-time basis and does not require sponsorship in the future for anemployment visa
Able to participate full time (40 hours/week), in 1 of our 2 cohorts:
Cohort 1: Tuesday, May 28 - Friday, August 16
Cohort 2: Monday, June 17 - Friday, August 30
Nice to Have
Prior work on projects in a team environment
Relevant academic projects and/or internship experience helpful
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.
We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.
Physical Job Requirements
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.
The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.