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 evaluation and requirements testing

  • Data analysis and document writing

The liquid embolic R&D team supports the design and development of liquid embolic products that are indicated for arteriovenous malformations, fistulas, hyper vascular tumors, and the embolization of vessels and lesions in the management of subdural hematoma. The R&D intern will be part of a team bringing design improvements to the current generation liquid embolic product and providing technical contributions in the development of a novel aqueous liquid embolic device.

  • Required Qualifications

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

    1. Creative, critical thinking, inquisitive, and demonstrates a strong desire to “build” and “create” (i.e. experimental design, mechanical repair, fixture building).

    1. Demonstrated experience reading & preparing technical documentation.

    1. Computer experience and skills including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point. (Solid Works and Minitab are a plus)

    Desired Qualifications

    1. Strong analytical capability and organizational skills

    1. Coursework in 2-D/3-D drawings

    1. Knowledge of SolidWorks or Mini Tab

    1. Good interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.

    1. Knowledge of medical device materials and processes (such as but not limited to): plastics/polymers, metals, 3D printing, biocompatibility, materials compatibility.

    Additional Information

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

    • Relocation may be available for qualified candidates.

    • Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. and not require visa sponsorship.

    • For more information, visit our web site at www.microvention.com.