Edwards University Summer Program
Think of the Edwards University Summer Program as our way of setting you up for success. You’ll gain insight into our culture through a combination of instructor-led courses and self-directed online learning courses. You can also get advice from recent new grad peers regarding the best way to bridge the gap between your academic life and your professional future. More importantly, the program allows you to quickly build relationships and form connections that will last for years to come through networking events with peers, mentors, and senior leaders. You’ll find motivation and inspiration in a culture that emphasizes passion for our patients as you discover your own strengths.
Drive Your Edwards Career
An Edwards internship offers exposure to managers and senior leaders, and many of our interns have successfully transitioned into full-time employees. Our managers are always on the lookout for outstanding potential employees. For those with passion for and an interest in medical technology, an internship can open the door to an exceptional Edwards career.
Technical forums, leadership roundtables, and facility tours — these are just a few of the development opportunities that await Summer Program participants. You’ll delve into a range of topics, such as:
- Business and product overviews
- Career choices and leadership advice
- A deep dive into your strengths
- Understanding differences in generational styles and communication preferences
You’ll also receive training in various specializations, from quality systems to Lean manufacturing principles.
Our emphasis on community
Community means many things at Edwards. It’s about helping new graduates and interns quickly establish an internal community of peers and colleagues through structured programs and activities. It’s about fostering a community of professionals who are passionate about what we do, a community that puts patients first. What we do can mean another chance at life for many people. Our Summer University Program will show you just how rewarding it is to be part of our rich community.
Get involved with the University Summer Program through events and activities hosted by the Edwards University Relations team. At our main kick-off event, you’ll meet other interns and new grads who have relocated from across the country and around the world. The summer unfolds with sports outings and meet-ups and professional development and training sessions, as well as celebrations and activities that will allow you to make new connections while experiencing Southern California.