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Product Engineer Intern (Summer 2023)

Company: Tactile Medical
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Internship Overview
Tactile Medical is offering an Engineering internship opportunity for a student who is seeking to accelerate their professional experience and career trajectory in Engineering. Join a driven organization that is a compassionate leader in helping people living with chronic illnesses live better lives with at-home therapy devices.
In this 11-week internship program, our Product Engineering intern will join other interns to start out in our corporate headquarters campus in Minneapolis, MN for the first three days to learn from leaders across the entire organization. Our leaders will walk through how each of Tactile's collaborative teams identify patients, provide them with care, and ensure their lives are improved. We will provide an exclusively transparent view on how we at Tactile embrace change by proactively innovating our products, processes, and challenge each other.
After the first three days on campus, the Product Engineering intern is paired with a mentor on the Engineering team to dive into their internship focus. You will be given an authentic experience by working through real Engineering issues and contributing to meaningful projects. On the final day, all our interns will return to campus to celebrate their accomplishments and reflect on how they made a direct impact on helping people live a better quality of life.

  • Work independently and collaboratively with the Engineering team on projects to drive continuous improvement in areas like product design and manufacturing.

  • Design, build, and test prototypes for products and manufacturing

  • Assist in ideation, execution of project work, and testing for products and processes

  • Manage an engineering project or portion of a project through completion during the 11-week internship

  • Present project work, experiences, and learnings during final week of internship

    Program Details:

    • 11-week program, first three days and the last day at our Minneapolis corporate office

    • Full time during normal business hours (40 hours a week, Monday through Friday)

    • Tours of different sites and departments (Manufacturing, Sales, Clinical, and others)

    • One on one mentorship provided for each intern

    • Social and community outreach events

    • Team building and career development activities

    • Gain industry knowledge from a leading medical device company

    • Live our corporate values to help improve peoples' lives

    • Networking with our interns and professionals from a variety of departments

    • Learn from a personal internship to gain applicable professional skills and experience

    • Present internship accomplishments on final day of internship program

    • Competitive hourly pay rate

    • Possible contribution towards academic credits

      Education & Experience

      • Enrollment in an accredited bachelor's degree program as a rising Sophomore, Junior, or Senior pursuing a degree in engineering, product/industrial design, or other technical discipline

      • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employment sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

      • Strong academic track record (GPA of 3.0 or above)

      • Able to commit to the full 11-week internship working 40 hours per week


        • Relevant technical course work or research experience relating to internship (examples: product design, design testing, manufacturing, lean/six-sigma/DMAIC, technical/statistical analysis, DOE, etc.)

        • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and others)

        • Curious and Entrepreneurial Mindset

        • Driven to Understand

        • Written and Verbal Communication

        • Critical Thinking

        • Customer Focus

        • Detailed and Accurate

        • Emotional Intelligence

        • Integrity

        • Adaptability

        • Listening

        • Teamwork

        • Peer Relationships

        • Priority Setting

          Job ID: 2023-3722
          External Company URL:
          Street: 151 5th Ave NW

Keywords: Tactile Medical, St. Paul , Product Engineer Intern (Summer 2023), Engineering , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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