Challengers. People who seek out the hard projects and work to find just the right solutions.
Teammates. Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts and work together to move the business forward.
Charismatic networkers. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.
Strategic thinkers. Interns who propose innovative ideas and consistently exceed their performance objectives.
Customer-oriented achievers. Individuals with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.
Game changers. Persistent interns who will stop at nothing to live out Stryker’s mission to make healthcare better.
What You Get Out of the Internship
Stryker, a global leader in medical technology takes great pride in their people, and that’s why we’re looking to expand our talent. As a result, we are looking for the best and brightest students to strengthen our team and drive our business going forward. Stryker MBA interns will get to:
Apply classroom knowledge in a fast-paced and growing industry setting
Put people first, and gain valuable experience as a result
Implement new ideas, be constantly challenged, and develop your skills
Network with key/high-level stakeholders and leaders of the business
As an MBA Marketing intern at Stryker, you will be placed on one of the following teams:
Collect, manage, organize and disseminate market intelligence to contribute to institutional knowledge management and build business insights
Conduct global market research (including customer surveys) and overall market segment analysis to determine feasibility and value for the pursuit of new commercialization opportunities for the neurovascular division
Analyze market share, procedural volume data and customer demographics to drive insights and determine market trends
Manage market activity including research activities, interpret research and communicate potential business impacts and give insights to product teams
Produce direct and indirect customer needs assessments
Coordinate multiple inputs from various internal stakeholders (sales, marketing, R&D, clinical, finance, quality, etc.) to create comprehensive, cohesive understanding of business needs
Create business plans, develop and deliver proposal presentations
Product Management interns will be responsible for supporting a project or product line. The emphasis is on learning the business, gaining confidence, proving sound decision making skills and the ability to demonstrate leadership in a team environment. They will:
Understand and assist with strategic planning, GMA forecasting, and supply chain and operational management
Understand how new franchise markets are identified and assist in defining these opportunities
Understand key franchise technologies and assist new product design and development within the TDP/PDP matrix
Understand the market for franchise products and assist in the market science process, usage patterns and competitive activities, formulation of customer segmentation and product positioning models, messaging, and channel management. Understand key opinion leader relationships
Understand SYK’s global downstream marketing and sales network and support franchise downstream marketing efforts
Understand traditional franchise markets, strategy and messaging, and contribute to addressing competitive challenges
Understand SYK systems and processes to support franchise product development and management
Establish key relationships in cross-functional teams, other franchises and domestic sales
Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.
Purchasing Analyst interns help procure raw materials from Stryker’s suppliers with the right quality, at the right price, arriving at the right time. They continuously re-evaluate desired inventory targets throughout the duration of a product’s life cycle.
Business Planner interns are responsible for scheduling the production of products on our manufacturing lines to balance optimal cost efficiencies for our business while supporting customer sales. They facilitate the communication between Operations and Marketing regarding future inventory projections.
Work at the direction of the IS Business partner to improve business processes with existing and/or new technology
Apply analytical abilities to enterprise systems and data to bring insight to business issues
Work cross-functionally within the business and Global IS to achieve the desired improvements
Prepare / create report templates for program team to use in future phases of the program where new metrics and/or processes were created and/or modified
Prepare and present an overview on new process and metrics identified and implemented
Project management including project status, establishing metrics developing processes
Define opportunities, priorities and recommendations to improve user experience (UX) around voice, cellular, wireless, conferencing, and related services
Update of team training documentation
What You Need
Undergraduate degree required (engineering, biological sciences, or business degree preferred) + candidate for Masters in Business Administration
We will only consider students who plan be enrolled in a degree-seeking program after the summer
Cumulative 3.0 GPA or above; must be the case at the date of hire and also will be verified during background check in the spring
Must not require work sponsorship at any point
1-5 years of successful related business experience
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent project management and organizational skills
Demonstrated success working in a matrixed team environment
Strong results orientation
Strong willingness to learn
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK