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Launch your career in healthcare with our remarkable internships. Spending your apprenticeship with us prepares you for a future of proving what's possible in minimally invasive care and fostering relationships. 

An internship with impact

Your college internship should challenge you to move beyond your comfort zone. It should reward you with learnings and experience that launch you into an amazing career—at Intuitive or anywhere else. That’s what our internship opportunities offer! We have an internship program where you’ll work on meaningful projects with the innovators at the leading edge of minimally invasive robotic surgery. 

At the center of the action

Our interns and co-ops are an essential part of our community. In the 10-12 weeks you spend with us, you’ll take on impactful and technical projects designed by our managers and connected to Intuitive’s larger goals. In your time here, you’ll also participate in social and networking engagements, including with our Employee Resource Groups, and professional development opportunities. You’ll have a role in the mission we’re all working toward: We believe minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. 

Jump-start your career

We also offer a full-time rotational program in finance and a newly developed RISE (Rotations at Intuitive Science and Engineering) program, allowing students the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in several key areas of focus that will jump-start their career with us. 

Bring your curiosity and your confidence

We put our heart and soul into creating a best-in-class internship program, but your experience here will certainly be what you make it. You should arrive full of curiosity and questions—our team members are eager to answer them—and be confident in what you bring to the opportunities and challenges you’ll face.

Hear from our early career talent and teams

Internships with Intuitive

From med tech sales opportunities to internships for engineering students, Intuitive welcomes students across the company. These positions are open across the United States and even abroad, such as in Germany. Apart from our internships, we also have a series of co-op opportunities.

Supplier Engineering Praktikant

  • Emmendingen, Germany

Intuitive Ventures MBA Intern

  • Sunnyvale, CA, United States

We Are Intuitive

You + Intuitive

Kick off your med tech career or healthcare technology journey and start your internship with us. An internship with Intuitive prepares you for an amazing career ahead. 

Our culture

Our mission-driven, patient-focused culture is the DNA that makes us uniquely Intuitive. In fact, it's a primary reason people come here for a job, and stay for their career.

Our culture

Who we are

We work together to advance minimally invasive care and strive to achieve meaningful progress daily with small teams of outstanding people. Innovation is essential to our success.

Learn more about us

Benefits and perks

At Intuitive, we believe in supporting happy and healthy teams. The benefits and perks we offer reflect our commitment to your well-being, development, and future.

Our benefits

Frequently asked questions

See all Students & University frequently asked questions, here

We have a wide variety of internship and co-op opportunities at varying levels within engineering, design, research, IT, human resources, finance and marketing.

Some processes vary by job level, but generally, you can expect the following process.

  1. Apply - Search available positions and once you’ve identified a match, submit your completed application online.
  2. Evaluate - Once you’ve applied, you will be screened for the basic qualifications.
  3. Phone Interview - The Hiring Manager reviews applicants and reaches out directly to students to conduct a phone interview 
  4. Zoom Interview - If you advance to the next round; an official interview will be scheduled with you and others from the hiring team.
  5. Offer - The most qualified candidate will be selected and a job offer will be extended. You will be asked to complete a background check prior to your start date.


Mid-late May or mid-June

Life at Intuitive as a student

Internships at Intuitive are full of amazing opportunities for innovation and growth. You get to work with fellow research interns, engineering professionals, and business analysts. Our internships offer a collaborative journey that drives you toward a purposeful career and gives you a glimpse of how our teams work hand in hand to achieve our shared goal. Interns are given the opportunity to showcase their skills and be a part of proving what's possible in minimally invasive care.

Learn more about our culture

At Intuitive, every person contributes to our culture, mission, and success. Whether you're a working professional or an intern, your presence matters. Our culture fosters an environment where innovations flourish. Look through our selection of industrial and electrical engineering internship positions, or find your purpose in another role. Sign up for our Talent Community and align your goals with our shared mission.

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When you join our Talent Community, we‘ll keep you informed about all things Intuitive, including new job openings, employee stories, and company news. You’ll see how every day we‘re proving what‘s possible—for our careers and for minimally invasive robotic surgery.

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