Position Overview

The R&D Intern will assist in supporting development of medical device products through project work focused on verifying specifications, designs, fixtures, test processes, equipment and helping to ensure the concepts and/or prototypes meet their requirements. Typical job duties might include:

  • R&D project involvement

  • Device design and process development

  • Device flow model bench and physical attribute testing

  • Data analysis and test report write-ups

The neurovascular stent R&D team supports the development of coil assist, flow diverting, Carotid and ICAD stents for the non-invasive treatment of aneurysms and malformations. The R&D intern will be part of a team bringing a developmental stent device to market.

    • Working toward a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Mechanical, Materials, Biomedical Engineering or other related discipline.

    • Creative, inquisitive and demonstrates a strong desire to “build” and “create” (i.e. robotics, mechanical repair, construction).

    • Demonstrated experience reading & preparing technical documentation.

    • Computer experience and skills including MS Word, Excel and CAD.

    • Desired Qualifications

    • Strong analytical capability and organization skills

    • Coursework in 2-D/3-D drawings

    • Knowledge of SolidWorks

    • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment and autonomously.

    • Knowledge of medical device materials and processes: adhesives, plastics/polymers, metals, laser-welding, laser-cutting, braiding, and lamination.

    • Machine shop experience

    Additional Information

    • The primary work location for this position is Aliso Viejo, CA (company headquarters).