Corporate Communications Summer Intern


About Medtronic:

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Position Details

Corporate Communications Summer Intern
Twin Cities Metro
Fridley, MN

Careers that Change Lives

To meet the needs of patients and healthcare professionals around the globe, Medtronic has 84,000+ employees and operates from more than 370 locations in approximately 160 countries. Our operational headquarters are in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our internships are full-time (40 hours/week), paid positions that are 11-12 weeks in length. Due to Covid-19, all Medtronic internships will be virtual for the summer of 2020.

With its expanded portfolio of innovative products and services, Medtronic is a preeminent leader in delivering therapy and procedural innovations to address the major disease states impacting patients and healthcare costs around the world. Medtronic provides physicians and clinicians with the therapies to help patients with chronic disease, so they can live fuller lives.

This includes:

  • Products that restore and regulate a patient’s heart rhythm and improve the heart’s pumping function 
  • Therapies for movement disorders, chronic pain and diabetes 
  • Products used in bypass surgery, stenting and angioplasty 
  • Products for disorders of the cranium and spine, image-guided surgery and ear, nose and throat procedures

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Support proactive media monitoring – help the Corporate team manage and track media coverage
  • Develop, execute and measure Newsroom content – assist with the development of Newsroom content, including updating stories, identifying good content to share, tracking content statistics, updating media assets, etc.
  • Craft editorial calendar – ensure the Corporate team is optimizing media opportunities in the FY21 top tier editorial calendar
  • Manage media lists – help build specific media lists for a range of media beats that cover our internal priorities. Ensure these media lists are up to date, tracking all media contact changes or updates

See above.

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