2017 R&D Design, Development, and Quality Co-op - Cincinnati, OH

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Posted: March 25, 2017
  • Reference ID: 000016M5-en-us

The Ethicon, Inc. business, a part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is recruiting for R&D Design, Development, and Quality Co-ops, located in Cincinnati, OH.


ETHICON, Inc. develops and markets advanced medical devices for minimally invasive and open surgical procedures. The company focuses on procedure-enabling devices in general and bariatric surgery, gastrointestinal health, gynecology and surgical oncology. Products include: the ENDOPATH® XCEL™ Access System; ECHELON FLEXTM Powered ENDOPATH® Stapler; HARMONIC™ ultrasonic cutting and coagulating surgical devices; and ENSEAL® RF cutting and coagulating surgical devices.


As a co-op in the R&D Design, Development or Quality department, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Use state of the art tools and take advantage of training courses offered on-site. 
  • Perform testing, experimentation, and validation to support product design.
  • Contribute to design solution activity through utilization of previously learned skills with CAD tools, simulation tools, fundamental engineering principles, and expert guidance from seasoned Team Engineers. 
  • Receive anatomy training, which includes application to instrument design as it relates to surgical procedures; and you will assist in developing laboratory testing, interpreting data results, and recommending next steps.
  • There are many opportunities to receive intermediate CAD training, if applicable, including building simulation models, developing kinematics models, and performing stack-up analysis.
  • Responsibilities will increase with each rotation as you learn more by returning to school.

Rotations are generally 3-5 months and availability for multiple rotations is desired.  We offer a competitive wage and subsidized, furnished housing for non-local students. The R&D Design, Development, and Quality Co-op program provides each student with a great support system, as well as the opportunity to meet people from various schools throughout the country.


In order to be eligible for a R&D / Quality Co-op position, candidates:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college/institution pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • Only students in their second year or above will be considered. 
  • Candidate must be considered a student during the desired co-op session(s) (i.e. will not have already graduated college). 
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 is strongly preferred
  • Have demonstrated leadership/participation in campus programs and/or community service activities.
  • Students must be authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship now or in the future.  

To learn more about Ethicon, please visit our website athttp://www.ethiconendo.com/.


BE VITAL in your career. Be seen for the talent you bring to your work. Explore opportunities within the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.

Primary Location
United States-Ohio-Cincinnati
Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc (6041)
Job Function
Requisition ID

Share this Job