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Engineers create our market-leading portfolio of innovations. Join us to make a lasting impact. Help bring the next generation of life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide. Our paid summer internships expand your skills, test what you know and help you prepare for the next stages of your career.

To meet the needs of patients and healthcare professionals around the globe, Medtronic has 86000+ employees and operates from more than 350+ locations over 150+ countries. Our operational headquarters are in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  We have summer internship opportunities available across the U.S; including Minnesota, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Arizona, Massachusetts, Tennessee and Florida. Our internships are full-time (40 hours/week), paid positions that are 11-12 weeks in length. We offer housing assistance (for out of state interns), relocation expense reimbursement, and educational and social events throughout the summer. 

With its 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’s heart 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 surgery and ear, nose and throat procedures

A Day in the Life
We have summer intern opportunities for Electrical Engineering majors in the areas of product development/design, testing and quality assurance, research, and integrated circuit design. Under the leadership of senior engineers, you will use state-of-the-art engineering tools and methods to design/develop products to be used by physicians including pacemakers, and implantable defibrillators, neuro-stimulators, drug pumps and other implantable medical devices. Depending on position, responsibilities may include:  perform design tests to evaluate and verify current designs according to specified results; use data obtained from technician support to verify the functionality of product design and draw conclusions for evaluation; design product components, circuitry, or hardware, from detailed concept descriptions; troubleshoot and problem solve portions of a design project; develop test methodology and specifications and perform such tests; collect and analyze physiologic signals and other data; construct and design the hardware and software tools necessary to perform experimental protocols; design hardware and software tools that allow the human body’s complex signals to be collected and analyzed; use of various tools such as Labview, Matlab, etc.


Must Haves:  
To be considered for a summer 2020 engineering internship, you must meet the following basic requirements. How you meet these criteria, must be clearly indicated on your resume to be considered for a position.

 Bachelor’s degree student with a sophomore or junior level class standing
 Working towards a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related engineering major
 A minimum 3.0 out of a 4.0 cumulative GPA
 Legally authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis and does not require sponsorship in the future for an employment visa 
 Participants must be able to participate full time (40 hours/week), in 1 of our 2 cohorts:
o Cohort 1:  Tuesday, May 26 - Friday, August 14
o Cohort 2:  Monday, June 15 - Friday, August 28

 If you attend a Medtronic Targeted School and meet the basic qualifications above, apply on your school’s career services website to one of our engineering intern job postings by the fall deadline listed on the site to be considered for an on campus interview

Nice to Haves:
 Prior work on projects in a team environment is preferred.
 Relevant academic projects, internship or lab experience preferred. 
 Knowledge of one or more of the following is preferred: IC design, signal processing, Labview, Matlab, basic electrical engineering concepts of design, sensor technologies, schematics, RF. 
 BioMed knowledge a plus but not required.


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.

About Medtronic:
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.

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://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 position.



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