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Department of Biomedical Engineering

Learning Beyond the Classroom


The Department of Biomedical Engineering has a strong internship program that provides students with the opportunity to get real-world experience and marketable career skills, while companies get access to quality interns with a record of demonstrated academic excellence. The program was launched with initial funding by the Whitaker Foundation.

Twenty-four students were placed in Industrial Internships in biomedical engineering companies in New Jersey in the past year, gaining experience in such areas as biosignal processing, computer hardware design, prosthetic device design and manufacture and biomaterials research and development.

Companies participating have included:

  • Boston Scientific
  • Datascope
  • Ethicon
  • Integra Life Sciences
  • Respironics
  • Supertron Technologies
  • Stryker Howmedica
  • Vyteris

Industry participants have cited several benefits to their companies:

  • Access to top quality interns
  • Early identification of future employees
  • Opportunity to establish relationships with key faculty

For further information:

Companies that would like to sponsor an internship may contact Louis Cain, Jr, internship coordinator, 973-596 3219,

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Student Crystal Kania in the Visual Engineering Lab.