Founded in 1927, Zimmer is a global leader in joint replacement and orthopedic products, including knee and hip replacements, trauma treatments, and spinal and dental implants. With approximately 8,000 employees in 25 countries, the company pulled in sales of $4.1 billion in 2009.
Through the Zimmer internship program, participants get to know the orthopedic industry. The firm hires interns in several departments, including computer-assisted surgery, research and development, engineering, marketing communications, finance, accounting, manufacturing, IT, marketing and brand management. Interns work on various projects and participate in company activities. These include assisting in planning, observing live computer-assisted surgery, networking and attending conferences.
Fall/spring engineering co-op: open to sophomores, juniors and seniors. Summer internship: open to college juniors and seniors. All applicants should have a minimum GPA of 3.2.
Number of Interns: 51 to 100
Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit, Paid
Academic Level: College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors