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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 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/development positions 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 specifications.

ME:  Manufacturing design/development positions 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.
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 mechanical 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
 Relevant academic projects and/or internship experience helpful

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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