Position Overview


Are you interested in working for an organization that is making a difference in people’s lives every day? We’re a medical devices company that develops innovative neuroendovascular technologies for the treatment of vascular disease. We’re a high-growth, customer-focused company with an entrepreneurial spirit producing some of the most reliable and technologically advanced products supported by proven clinical data. Take a closer look at what MicroVention® TERUMO has to offer.

Our summer internship program immerses each intern in an interactive, project-based work environment. Over the span of three months, interns will participate in an in-depth orientation week, virtual facility tours, Leadership Speaker Series Q&A panel, community service activities, and virtual outdoor social events (including a Virtual Escape Room and Virtual Trivia)—all crafted to invest in our interns’ personal and professional development. Year over year, MicroVention continues to have best-in-class conversion rates, converting interns in the following departments: HR, HR Communications, Talent Development, Marketing, R&D, Manufacturing, Quality, Regulatory, Accounting, and more.

Quality Engineering, Validations - Intern

The Quality Engineering, Validations Internsupports the quality assurance activities related to development and manufacture of medical devices. The intern will work with engineers to assist on various product quality projects. Typical job duties might include:

  • Support validation projects for ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilization and steam sterilization. This may include, but is not limited to, EtO cycle development and steam sterilization requalification activities.
    • Test protocol generation, process challenge device (PCD) assembly, sterilization validation cycle processing, temperature mapping, coordination of microbiological testing with internal and external laboratories.
  • Support projects related to environmental monitoring of clean rooms, in order to ensure cleanliness levels are within specified limits.
  • Update procedures and complete test report write-ups
  • Performs other duties as assigned

The Quality Assurance group manages, performs, and verifies work affecting the quality of products and processes. Quality Assurance partners with various departments to strive for operational excellence with focus on total integrated quality.
    1. Working toward a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Biology, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or other related discipline.
    2. Ability to read, write, and follow detailed procedures
    3. Demonstrated experience reading & preparing technical documentation, such as procedures and test reports
    4. Attention to detail
    5. Computer experience and skills including MS Word & Excel.
    6. Ability to present clear and concise information to individuals or groups

    Desired Qualifications
    1. Strong analytical capability and organization skills.
    2. Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment and autonomously.
    3. Experience working with autoclaves
    4. Knowledge of medical device industry

    Additional Information
    • The primary work location for this position is Aliso Viejo, CA (company headquarters)
    • Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. and not require visa sponsorship.
    • Relocation may be available for qualified candidates.