Research Intern - Minimally Invasive Interventions

  • Company: Adecco
  • Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Posted: November 25, 2016
  • Reference ID: 2117201402
As a diversified health and well-being company, Philips is focused on improving people's lives through meaningful innovations across three interconnected sectors: Healthcare, Lighting and Consumer Lifestyle. Philips opened its in 1933, and today, theUnited Statesis the company's largest single market in the world, with more than 22,000 employees and operations at 50 major facilities in 22 states. At Philips, we believe that in order to make something for a person, you first have to be one. That's why, we empower our employees to build personally meaningful careers by encouraging them to take the experiences and interests that motivate them in their daily lives and apply them professionally. In Cambridge, MA, Philips Research is now a part of our multi-disciplinary innovation center. Our multi-disciplinary teams collaborate with leading academic partners and customers to create meaningful innovations - from unmet needs, systematic explorations, creative ideas, to first-of-a-kind proofs of concepts. We aim at game changers that have the potential to radically improve outcomes and cost in healthcare, and to improve the lives of millions of people and society at large in lighting. Detailed Position Responsibilities: We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team and conduct research in the area of minimally invasive interventions. The individual's responsibilities include: Design and implement working prototypes in hardware and software Conduct experiments in phantoms with validation Assist and support pre-clinical experiments Work hands on in mechanical workshop Work independently on all aspects of project and produce innovative results Detailed Position Requirements: Degree/Experience/Skills needed BS, MS or PhD student in Mechanical, Biomedical, Electrical Eng., or Computer Science Excellent communication skills Basic knowledge of mechatronics Experience designing and carrying out experiments Strong programming skills (C++, C#) -and/or- strong mechanical design skills (Solidworks, ProE) Prototyping skills: mill/late, 3D printing Clinical experience preferred but not required

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