Internship at Intuitive

Do you want to try yourself at Intuitive? Besides their numerous job postings, here is a unique training opportunity: 
"The Medical Research team at Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA) is looking for one mid-year intern to focus on the development of new technologies and analyses to enhance da Vinci surgeon training. The intern must be available to work full-time hours for 10-12 weeks beginning February/March 2015.The intern will:
  • Explore new technologies to accelerate the learning process of da Vinci surgeons.
  • Prototype and test new technologies.
  • Analyze data from da Vinci systems to quantify surgeon learning.
  • Work closely with researchers, engineers, and surgeons and will have exposure to other departments throughout the company.
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • M.S. or Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, or similar, with a focus on robotics.
  • Interest and project experience in robotics, mechanical design, and/or data analysis.
  • Experience with wearable sensors, eye tracking, EMG measurement, or other user data streams.
  • Experience writing algorithms and code using Matlab and C/C++.
  • Great work ethic and an enthusiasm for problem solving and data analysis.
  • Self-starter and able to work in a collaborative and results oriented environment.
To apply, please provide the following items in an email to with the subject line "ISI Medical Research Internship".
  •  Your CV/resume
  •  The name and contact information for at least 1 professional reference
  •  A short paragraph describing your research interests and background
Joining Intuitive Surgical means being part of a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, while keeping patient safety our highest priority.
Intuitive Surgical, Inc. is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from members of under-represented groups.
Anthony Jarc, Ph.D."
Good luck!


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