R&D Engineering Co-op
Eden Prairie, MN 
Posted 16 days ago
Job Description
R&D Engineering Co-op

Why Join Bracco Medical Technologies?

We care as much about our employees as we do our patients. Our culture fosters a work environment where employees can thrive, be passionate and have fun along the way. Each member of the Bracco Medical Technologies team has the power to make a difference......every day!

Position Description

Company Overview

Bracco Medical Technologies employees are proud to help cardiologists, radiologists, and other medical specialties visualize, assess, and improve patient treatment. We are currently seeking intern/co-op candidates to learn with us as they engage in a variety of hands-on engineering projects alongside our high-performing and authentic R&D team. Help us achieve our goal of improving the lives of 75 million patients by 2025!

Bracco Medical Technologies is a pioneering interventional and diagnostic technology company with a portfolio of advanced products, including the world's first Rapid Exchange FFR and high-definition IVUS systems. We are also a global market leader in advanced contrast imaging systems for cardiovascular angiography and diagnostic imaging. As part of the Bracco Group, Bracco Medical Technologies benefits from the resources of a multinational conglomerate with broad expertise in cath lab and radiology suite technology and a dedication to continuous advancement.

Position Summary

The Research and Development Engineering Intern/Co-op role is aimed at developing the skills of engineers and researchers in the field of medical device development. The goal of the program is to provide a structure where participants are introduced to the equipment, methods, and concepts of interventional cardiology, clinical outcomes, and device design/development.

The student will report directly to the System Engineering group manager and work with the Research Engineering Team on characterization methods, basic technology research, prototype development, and group brainstorming/problem-solving sessions related to medical devices used by interventional cardiologists and radiologists.

Projects may make use of skills including using state-of-the-art test equipment, researching scientific and clinical literature, executing testing, preparing reports, architecting, and prototyping medical devices.

Interns will develop knowledge and experience in the following:

  • Medical Device design and development including design inputs, verification, quality documentation
  • System Engineering Concepts
  • International Standards and Regulations
  • Requirement Management Tools
  • Concepts of Data Acquisition
  • Statistical Analysis and Hypothesis Testing.


  • Support principal engineer on active jobs
  • Complete assigned research projects
  • Test fixture fabrication
  • Test execution and data collection
  • Reporting; technical reports, manuscripts, abstracts, posters

Training to be Provided

Students will be exposed to working with various operations and product support departments within Bracco Medical Technologies (BMT). They will learn key requirements that need to be followed in a regulated environment such as the medical device industry. Training may cover relevant aspects of medical device development procedures, along with more specific aspects related to BMT products.

Additionally, our interns and co-ops benefit from a buddy program, career development programming, and opportunities to build their professional networks virtually and in-person with BMT professionals.



  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's or advanced degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Biomedical, or closely related field (Only candidates with at least 2 years of study toward a bachelor's will be considered)


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of principles of engineering and mechanical design
  • Knowledge of principles of data acquisition and study design
  • Lab testing or research experience.
  • Ability to establish clear priorities and multi-task in a high-volume setting responsive to externally generated deadlines.


  • Term:
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
    • Intern - Summer 2024.
    • Co-op - Spring/Summer/Fall of 2024 start, 2-3 semester rotation, can be consecutive or non-consecutive semesters.

To learn more about Bracco Medical Technologies, please visit our website at: .

Bracco Medical Technologies is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Job Location
7905 Fuller Road, Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Tracking Code

ACIST Medical is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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