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R&D Summer 2019 Internship - Somerville, NJ

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R&D Summer 2019 Internship - Somerville, NJ

Somerville, NJ
  • Responsibilities

    Ethicon, a member of Johnson & Johnson’s family of companies located in Somerville, NJ, is recruiting for R&D Interns for Summer 2019.

    Ethicon, Inc. based in Somerville, New Jersey, was founded more than 80 years ago as a pioneer in suture development and manufacturing, helping to transform the safety and effectiveness of open surgery. The Ethicon business offers a broad range of products, platforms and technologies including— sutures, hemostasis products, surgical staplers, trocars, energy devices and synthetic mesh devices—that are used in a wide variety of minimally-invasive and open surgical procedures. Specialties include support for treatment of colorectal and thoracic conditions, women's health conditions, hernias, oncology, and obesity.

    Positions are available in many subgroups of R&D and may include some or all of the following responsibilities:

    • Hands-on laboratory work in a microbiology, chemistry, or engineering lab
    • Performing studies and developing test methods and fixtures
    • Good documentation practices, including writing test protocols, generating final reports, and documenting meeting minutes
    • Crafting and evaluating prototypes
    • Attending and participating in voice-of-customer (VOC) labs
    • Collaborating with engineers and outside suppliers to support project related activities
    • Generating models and drawings in SolidWorks

    If you are passionate about these opportunities, please apply below.

  • Qualifications
    • Be enrolled (not necessarily taking classes) in an accredited college/university during the internship session.
    • Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology or a related technical field.
    • Only students who have completed their freshman year or above will be considered.
    • Availability to work full-time (40 hours/week) during the Internship.
    • A minimum GPA of 3.0 is strongly preferred.
    • Demonstrated leadership and/or participation in campus programs and/or community service activities is desired.
    • A high level of organization and the ability to handle multiple tasks.
    • Be comfortable working independently, as well as on a team.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and Power Point, and have strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Hands-on skills and experience with SolidWorks, for some roles.
    • Legal authorization to work in the United States and not require future sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H1-B status) now or in the future.
    • Ability to provide their own transportation to this work location. A stipend will be offered to students who meet the commuting distance eligibility requirements.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care
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  • About Us
    When you join Johnson & Johnson, your next move could mean the next innovation. In the next ten years, healthcare is predicted to radically transform more than any other industry, with old models being disrupted in favor of new methods to make the world a healthier place for everyone. Johnson & Johnson has long excelled in times of transformation. Its history of firsts—from Band-Aids to feminine care to treatments for HIV, cancer, Ebola, and, most recently, Alzheimer’s — demonstrates how J&J combines passion, science and technology to create game-changing innovations. Those epic innovations were discovered, developed and distributed by people just like you. And when you apply your talent to Johnson & Johnson's shared purpose, there’s no end to the lasting impact you can make, together. And that changes everything.