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2019 Summer Internship - MBA Marketing - California in Fremont, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/25/2018

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Job Description



Who We Want

Challengers.  People who seek out the hard projects and work to find just the right solutions.

Teammates.  Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts and work together to move the business forward.

Charismatic networkers. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.

Strategic thinkers. Interns who propose innovative ideas and consistently exceed their performance objectives.

Customer-oriented achievers. Individuals with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.

Game changers. Persistent interns who will stop at nothing to live out Stryker’s mission to make healthcare better.



What You Get Out of the Internship

Stryker, a global leader in medical technology takes great pride in their people, and that’s why we’re looking to expand our talent. As a result, we are looking for the best and brightest students to strengthen our team and drive our business going forward.   Stryker MBA interns will get to:

•Apply classroom knowledge in a fast-paced and growing industry setting

•Impact the development and manufacturing of cutting edge products

•Implement new ideas, be constantly challenged, and develop your skills

•Complete projects that revolve around medical education, marketing/operations, brand management, and portfolio management

•Network with key/high-level stakeholders and leaders of the business



Opportunities Available

As an MBA intern at Stryker, you will be placed in one of the following teams:

Global Marketing Product Management

•Understand and assist with strategic planning, GMA forecasting, and supply chain and operational management

•Understand how new franchise markets are identified and assist in defining these opportunities

•Understand key franchise technologies and assist new product design and development within the TDP/PDP matrix

•Understand the market for franchise products and assist in the market science process, usage patterns and competitive activities, formulation of customer segmentation and product positioning models, messaging, and channel management.

•Understand key opinion leader relationships

•Understand SYK’s global downstream marketing and sales network and support franchise downstream marketing efforts

•Understand traditional franchise markets, strategy and messaging, and contribute to addressing competitive challenges

•Understand SYK systems and processes to support franchise product development and management

•Establish key relationships in cross-functional teams, other franchises and domestic sales

•Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.

Global Marketing Operations

• Understand and assist with overall Global Marketing Operations processes (Med Ed & Training, Global Events/Marcom, HE&R, Global Alliances, Operations Excellence)

• Support key relationships with cross-functional teams

• Provide strategic thinking and input on post-event assessment modules to be shared with organization

• Create process improvement plans and deliver proposal presentations

• Collect and organize input from internal stakeholders to organize an streamline efficiencies through new communication channels

• Support Global Alliance initiatives and events that support internal and external stakeholders• Support new process channels for MAB & CABs

Project Management

•Analyze the Stryker design controls and new product introduction (NPI) processes to produce visualizations that expose the health and performance of our projects

•Work with Project Management leaders to improve the portfolio dashboard to enable faster trade-off decision making•Understand and work to improve various Stryker M&A integration tools effectiveness

•Externally, research and provide the industry best practices around M&A integration for benchmarking

•Internally conduct surveys, interview with stakeholders, and study the past M&A integration projects to identify the improvement opportunities and to produce actionable insights•Assist with improving the Neurovascular division’s M&A Integration playbook

Majors Targeted: MBA, Marketing, Business, Business Management





What You Need

•Undergraduate degree required (engineering, biological sciences, or business degree preferred) + candidate for Masters in Business Administration•1-5 years of successful related business experience•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills•Excellent project management and organizational skills•Demonstrated success working in a matrixed team environment•Strong results orientation•Strong willingness to learn

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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