Co-Op / Intern
Minneapolis, MN
Job Description

AtriCure, Inc provides innovative technologies for the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) and related conditions. Afib affects more than 33 million people worldwide. Electrophysiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons around the globe use AtriCure technologies for the treatment of Afib and reduction of Afib related complications. AtriCure's Isolator® Synergy™ Ablation System is the first and only medical device to receive FDA approval for the treatment of long standing persistent Afib and we have treated over 200,000 patients over the past ten years. Additionally, our AtriClip Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Exclusion System products are the most widely used LAA management devices worldwide, with more than 130,000 implanted to date. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @AtriCure.

Position Summary:

The Co-Op/Intern is a college or college-bound student pursing an engineering or quality-related degree and is interested in gaining experience in engineering, manufacturing, assembly techniques, process development, design principles and philosophies, along with quality assurance. The Co-Op/Intern will support engineering, including both sustaining engineering and new product activities. The Co-Op/Intern works quarter to quarter on a wide variety of projects.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for testing, following guidelines described in the AtriCure Quality System, including test report writing

  • Perform research for engineering as assigned by a supervisor

  • Write process validation/qualification protocols, perform qualification activities, and analyze/document the results

  • Design test protocols, equipment and systems as assigned by supervisor

  • Responsible for supporting engineering activities and other company functions as assigned by supervisor

  • Document and install process equipment

  • Identify assembly process or equipment improvements

  • Support pilot build activities including production associate training, component and assembly flow, root cause analysis and inspection data organization/collection

  • Document all work in compliance with AtriCure Quality System requirements & corporate policies


  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Biomedical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering

  • High School diploma

  • Desire to initiate a mechanical/manufacturing/engineering career in future

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Physical or mental qualification requirement - i.e. walk, sit, stand, bend, push/pull, lift (how much), travel %; O=Occasional, R=Regularly, N=Never):

  • Regularly walk and sit

  • Occasionally stand, bend, and push/pull

  • Occasionally lift up to 25 pounds

  • 5% travel possibility

  • Position dependent upon candidate passing pre-employment physical/drug screen

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as an individual with disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Job Type Internship