Mechanical Engineer (BS Level) Summer Internship
Minneapolis, MN, 55405, USA
Mechanical Engineer (BS Level) Summer Internship
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Aug 25, 2017
Make an impact in medicine and engineering with a technology leader in
medical devices and therapies. At
Medtronic, we improve the lives of more than two people every second. Our paid summer internships expand your
skills, test what you know and help you prepare for the next stages of your
has 88,000 employees doing business in 160 countries, and has scientific,
manufacturing, education and sales facilities worldwide. Our operational
headquarters are located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We have summer internship opportunities
available across the U.S; including Minnesota, Arizona, California, Colorado,
Florida, Massachusetts and Tennessee. For our summer interns, we offer housing
assistance (for out of state interns), relocation expense reimbursement, and
educational and social events throughout the summer.
expanded portfolio of innovative products and services, Medtronic is a
preeminent leader in delivering therapy and procedural innovations to address
the major disease states impacting patients and healthcare costs around the
world. Medtronic provides physicians and clinicians with the therapies to help
patients with chronic disease so they can live fuller lives. This includes:
Products that restore and regulate a patient’sheart rhythm and improve the heart’s pumping function
Therapies for movement disorders, chronic painand diabetes
Products used in bypass surgery, stenting andangioplasty
Products for disorders of the cranium and spine,image-guided surgery and ear, nose and throat procedures
We have opportunities in both product design and manufacturing
development/design, where under the leadership of senior engineers you will use
state-of-the-art engineering tools and methods to either design/develop
products to be used by physicians on patients, or further develop the
manufacturing methods used to produce those medical technology products.
ME: Product design/developmentpositions
offer opportunity to perform evaluations on mechanical concepts for future
technology of 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 to
evaluate and verify current designs to specified results, using data obtained
from technician support to verify the functionality of product design and draw
conclusions for evaluation, designing product components, circuitry or hardware
from detailed concept descriptions, troubleshooting and problem solving your
assigned portion of the design project, and developing test methodology and
design/developmentpositions offer opportunity to develop,
implement and improve manufacturing methods, systems and processes to produce a
high-quality product which meets design specifications at optimal cost. You will determine requirements of
manufacturing operations to specify equipment, fixturing, and process
parameters; develop plans to evaluate process repeatability and stability
through equipment qualification and process validation; continuously improve
manufacturing methods, optimize product performance and reduce manufacturing
costs; assist with detailed cost analyses of particular manufacturing changes;
provide engineering support to manufacturing operation on a routine basis;
address product related issues arising on the production floor; recommend
appropriate staffing levels to support manufacturing requirements; define and
generate all required documentation in support of manufacturing products and
processes, including engineering protocols, reports, manufacturing instructions
and procedures; and ensure compliance with GMPs and internal protocol.
Minimum Requirements (Must Haves:
Working toward a BS in Mechanical Engineering.
Minimum of a 3.0 out of a 4.0 cumulative GPArequired.
Is at a minimum a sophomore in level of standing.To be considered for an internship, graduating seniors MUST have been acceptedto a graduate program.
To be considered for US-based opportunities,candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on afull-time basis and must not require sponsorship in the future for anemployment visa
Able to participate full time for 11-12 weeks, in1 of our 2 cohorts:
Cohort 1:Tuesday, May 29 - Friday, August 17
Cohort 2:Monday, June 18 - Friday, August 31
Preferred Requirements (Nice to Haves):
Prior work on projects in a team environmentpreferred.
Relevant academic projects and/or internshipexperience preferred.
Physical Job Requirements:
The physical demands described within the Responsibilities 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to be independently mobile. The
employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with
peers and co-workers.
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology
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 can 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.
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity
(EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship
status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital
status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide
reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm
the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For
further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http at http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees :// at http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and
level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.
They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this
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Medtronic, Inc. manufactures and sells device-based medical therapies worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Cardiac and Vascular Group, and Restorative Therapies Group. The Cardiac and Vascular Groups products include pacemakers; implantable defibrillators; leads and delivery systems; ablation products; electrophysiology catheters; products for the treatment of atrial fibrillation; information systems for the management of patients with cardiac rhythm disease management (CRDM) devices; coronary and peripheral stents and related delivery systems; therapies for uncontrolled hypertension; endovascular stent graft systems; heart valve replacement technologies; cardiac tissue ablation systems; and open heart and coronary bypass grafting surgical products. The Restorative Therapies Group offers products for various areas of the spine; bone graft substitutes; biologic products; trauma, implantable neurostimulation therapies, and drug delivery devices for the treatment of chronic pain, movement disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), overactive bladder, urinary retention, and fecal incontinence and gastroparesis; external insulin pumps; subcutaneous CGM systems; products to treat conditions of the ear, nose, and throat; and devices that incorporate advanced energy technology. It also manufactures and sells image-guided surgery and intra-operative imaging systems; and provides Web-based therapy management software solutions. The company serves hospitals, physicians, clinicians, and patients in approximately 140 countries. Medtronic, Inc. was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.