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Summer Associate Program

Our Summer Associate Program offers technical internships to top graduate and undergraduate engineering students. Even before you graduate, you will get a taste of our innovative, mission-driven culture, while gaining meaningful work experiences and improving lives. In addition to a challenging 10-12 week internship assignment, you'll have opportunities to support the sixth tenant of our Mission through volunteer activities, and experience our dynamic culture through a variety of networking, leadership, and social events.

Functional Areas

Depending on business needs, internship opportunities maybe available in the following areas:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Science/Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical Engineering

Internship Locations

The majority of our internship opportunities are located in Minneapolis, Minnesota – our World Headquarters. This gives you the opportunity to learn about our company and culture, and provides a sense of community with other interns. We may also offer internship assignments in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, and Tennessee. If you're relocating for the summer, we cover your travel expenses to your internship and back to campus, and subsidize your housing costs.

Candidate Qualifications

We're looking for highly talented graduate and undergraduate candidates who want to dig in, test their skills, and help us change the way the world treats chronic disease.

Candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Working towards a bachelors or masters degree in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, or related field
  • Relevant academic projects and/or internship experience is helpful

To be considered for US-based internships, candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis and must not require sponsorship in the future for an employment visa.

Application Process

We recruit at several top schools and diversity conferences to find bold thinkers who will help us push the boundaries of medical technology. Please view our recruiting calendar or contact your career center to see when we'll be visiting your campus. If we don't recruit at your school, visit us at a diversity career fair or go to our US and Puerto Rico or our International Career Opportunities pages to find job listings in the areas that interest you.

Want to learn more about our engineering opportunities? Check out our employee stories to read about our fast-paced and exciting engineering careers.

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.

If you need assistance with completing the online application process, please call Medtronic at (800) 328-2518 (toll free within the US) or (763) 514-4000 (worldwide).

Last updated: 29 Apr 2013

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