Catheter Engineering Intern (193665)

Job Description

Now’s our time to inspire the future of healthcare together.

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.

Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence, they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape. Join our team now at Siemens Healthineers as a Catheter Engineering Intern.

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career.

As a Catheter Engineering Intern, you will be responsible for working within our Catheter Development team on the development of cardiovascular benchtop test systems and performance characterization of ultrasound imaging catheters. The intern will benefit by working in a dynamic and cross-functional environment on development of state-of-the-art medical ultrasound technology. All work will be guided, supported, and reviewed by senior engineers to help the individual develop skills for the healthcare/ultrasound industry.

The intern will build on their academic knowledge and skills, including but not limited:

  • Mechanical design, prototyping, and assembly
  • Test design, execution, data analysis, and reporting
  • Presentation skills
  • Laboratory equipment operation and safety
  • Human anatomy

Job responsibilities include:

  • Development of cardiovascular benchtop models (e.g., anatomically accurate structures, multi-material, pulsatile flow, valve operation)
  • Performance characterization (e.g., mechanical, imaging) of intracardiac echocardiography catheters
  • Data analysis, documentation/reporting, and presentation (e.g., Microsoft Office products)

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • A junior or senior currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s program or Master’s student
  • Majors: Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science or equivalent engineering or science degree
  • Able to intern with team for 1 year; full time (40 hours) during the summer, part-time (up to 20 hours) during academic year
  • Lab experience preferred  

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Job ID: 193665

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Student (Not Yet Graduated)

Job Type: Either

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