Industrial Advisory Board Internship Information

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There are several companies both local to Portland and in California that provide industrial internships and are interested to receive applications from graduate students in the OHSU BME program. You can also apply for internships after you graduate.

Please contact Peter Jacobs or Stuart Ibsen if you are interested in applying to one of these programs.

Biotronic

https://www.biotronik.com/en-us/careers/jobs/career-opportunities/students

Fields of Interest

  • Process, technology, automation, R&D, Biomedical, clinical, machine learning, BME, mechanical, electrical engineering

Application Time Frame

  • They start getting applications in November, decisions in April/May.

Dexcom

https://careers.dexcom.com/careers?pid=2024253&domain=dexcom.com

Fields of Interest

  • R&D, marketing, regulations, sales

Application Time Frame

  • They start getting applications in November, decisions in April/May.
  • They support student internships throughout the whole year
  • Internships lasts 8-12 weeks but can do mid-semester as well

Illumina - Inspire program

https://www.illumina.com/company/careers/illumina-careers/interns.html

Fields of Interest

  • They have opportunities in all branches of the company including science

Application Time Frame

  • Summer time frame
  • Sep-Oct application submission
  • Internship lasts 2-3months

Skills industry is looking for applicants with skills sets that include

  • People with both technical and communication skills are highly sought after
    • Need to be concise, and direct with communication/meetings
    • Need to zoom in and out of a subject
  • Business skills
  • Leading teams
  • Project management  
  • Collaboration with academia is important as well as teamwork in industry