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Expires soon Roche

2024 Summer Intern- Instrument Development

  • Tucson, USA
  • IT development

Job description

The Position

2024 Summer Intern - Instrument Development

Department Summary

The Instrument Development team within the Pathology R&D organization is a team of highly specialized medical device engineers and scientists who work on developing and maintaining cutting edge technology products for cancer patients. 

Each and every day what motivates us is that our patients need us to provide the best products so they can have a meaningful patient journey. Our role is critical as we are responsible for the complete product development lifecycle. 

As our team focus on providing the best products to our patients and customers we do not forget to have fun. We realize it is important to have a culture where everyone feels welcome and we operate as ONE Team. 

Interns become an integral part of the Instrument Development team and get real world experience of working in a fast paced, high tech  and highly regulated medical device environment. 

We are looking forward to welcoming our 2024 Summer Interns with some great projects and learning experiences!

This internship position is located in Tucson, AZ  on site

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and document project needs and objectives.

  • Plan tasks and complete in an Agile way of working.

  • Communicate, communicate, communicate.

  • Multiple presentations to showcase progress and seek help on challenges.

  • Work closely/ daily with an assigned mentor to make sure the project objectives are being met. 

Program Highlights

  • Intensive 12-weeks , full time (40 hours per week) paid internship.

  • Program start dates are in May/June (Summer).

  • A stipend, based on location, will be provided to help alleviate costs associated with the internship. 

  • Ownership of challenging and impactful business-critical projects.

  • Work with some of the most talented people in the biotechnology industry.

Who You Are (Required) 

Required Education

Required majors: Systems and Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or MIS 

- Must be pursuing a Bachelor's Degree (enrolled student)

- Must be pursuing a Master's Degree (enrolled student)

- Must be pursuing a PhD (enrolled student)

Required skills:

  • Inquisitive and creative mindset

  • Enthusiasm to take on challenging technical projects. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.

  • Complements our culture and the standards that guide our daily behavior & decisions: Integrity, Courage, and Passion.

  • Any other skills (preferred but not required to have)

  • Good oral and written communication. 

  • Good technical aptitude in field of study. 

Relocation benefits are not available for this job posting. 


Who we are

At Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (Ventana), a member of the Roche Group, innovates and manufactures instruments and reagents that automate tissue processing and slide staining for cancer diagnostics. Our integrated staining, workflow management and digital pathology solutions optimize laboratory efficiency to reduce errors and support diagnosis for pathology professionals. Together with Roche, Ventana is driving personalized healthcare through accelerated drug discovery and companion diagnostics.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in relation to the online application process, please contact us by completing this form Accommodations for Applicants.

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