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Summer 2024 - Regulatory Affairs Internship

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Summer 2024 - Regulatory Affairs Internship

San Jose, CA
  • Responsibilities

    Why RA/QA at Stryker?

    Are you interested in working for a global company where you can work across functions and on a wide-variety of projects? As a member of Stryker's RA/QA team, that is exactly what you will do! Here, we provide our RA/QA team the opportunity to learn new things, as well as endless growth opportunities! If you are interested in working at one of the World’s Best Workplaces, apply now !

    Need another reason to apply? Here are 10 reasons to join our Regulatory Affairs/Quality Assurance team

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    Our benefits include bonuses; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.

    Who we want

    Challengers. People who seek out the hard projects and work to find just the right solutions.​

    Teammates. Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts and work together to move the business forward.​

    Charismatic networkers. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.​

    Strategic thinkers. Interns who propose innovative ideas and consistently exceed their performance objectives.​

    Customer-oriented achievers. Individuals with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.​

    Game changers. Persistent interns who will stop at nothing to live out Stryker’s mission to make healthcare better. ​

    What You Get Out of the Internship

    Stryker, a global leader in medical technology takes great pride in their people, and that’s why we’re looking to expand our talent. As a result, we are looking for the best and brightest students to strengthen our team and drive our business going forward. Stryker Regulatory interns will get to:​​

    • Learn about regulations within the medical device industry​

    • Implement new ideas, be constantly challenged, and develop your skills​

    • Network with key/high-level stakeholders and leaders of the business​

    • Be a part of an innovative team and culture​

    Opportunities Available

    As a Regulatory intern at Stryker, you will:

    • Work cross functionally with different departments including R&D Engineering, Supplier Quality, Marketing, and Clinical Affairs to assist in regulatory decision-making and develop a broad understanding of the medical device industry. ​

    • Perform Regulatory Intelligence activities to ensure divisional regulatory strategy remains optimally efficient amidst changing regulations and increasing liability. ​

    • Prepare various regulatory submissions for registering products globally to ensure Stryker products can reach our patients around the world. ​

    • Shadow RA Specialists at new product development meetings to gain exposure to the collaborative design and development process associated with bringing a new product to market.​

    • Support the Post Market Regulatory Reporting team on projects and initiatives that allow the organization to monitor the performance of devices that have been released to market and detect any potential safety and/or product quality issues.​

    • Help develop robust Regulatory assessments and strategy for proposed change notifications in different regions to ensure minimal disruption to registrations or approvals.​

    Majors Targeted: A scientific or technical discipline is preferred

    What You Need

    • Currently working on completion of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in related field or equivalent; we will only consider students who plan be enrolled in a degree-seeking program after the summer​

    • Cumulative 3.0 GPA or above; must be the case at the date of hire and also will be verified during background check in the spring​

    • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and not require employment-based sponsorship now or in the future.​

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills​

    • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow​

    • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm​

    • Ability to exercise independent judgment​

    • Proficient on basic computer programs: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint​

    • Proven leadership and business acumen skills​

    • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines​

    • Strong interpersonal skills​

    $18 hourly wage – $28 hourly wage and either paid corporate housing or a living stipend, dependent upon hiring location.)

    About Stryker

    Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better.

    The company offers innovative products and services in Medical and Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopedics, and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 100 million patients annually.

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  • Industry
    Medical Devices
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  • About Us

    The future of healthcare starts with you. Customers, patients and employees are at the heart of everything we do at Stryker. As a world-leading medical technology company, we are focused on innovative healthcare solutions not just for today but for tomorrow. The future of healthcare starts with hiring the best talent and providing our employees with flexibility and opportunity to grow their careers in whatever direction their passions take them.