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NSBE Conference: Summer 2020 Engineering Internship

2000014W Requisition #
Careers that Change Lives

This posting is only for students attending the NSBE Conference in San Antonio March 26 & 27 2020.

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

Bringing together your interests in medicine and engineering, you will perform, and support research related to the design of pacemakers, the development of cardiac pacing therapies, and the treatment of neurological disorders/dysfunctions. In addition to collecting and analyzing physiologic signals, you will construct and design the hardware and software tools necessary to perform experimental protocols.  Responsibilities include: design hardware and software tools that allow the human body's complex signals to be collected and analyzed. Through use of other tools such as Labview, collect and analyze such data; conduct clinical research with patients to determine which features to offer in a particular product or how to improve it for patients and physicians. After analyzing the data collected, evaluate fundamental signal characteristics and test various pacemaker features. Write protocols for collecting clinical data.   


Must Have: Minimum Requirements

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.

Medtronic Targeted Schools:
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Arizona State University
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Colorado State University
  • Florida State- Florida A&M College of Engineering
  • North Carolina A&T University
  • University of Connecticut
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Florida
  • University of Michigan
  • Northwestern University

Nice to Have
  • Prior work on projects in a team environment
  • Relevant academic projects and/or internship experience helpful

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.

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. For Office Roles: 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. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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