Job ID R-383153 Date posted 12/10/2020

Be part of something bigger at BD. Here, you’ll join a driven, agile engineering team working in a startup-like environment that has the backing and resources of a Fortune 500 company. In engineering, you could be involved in everything from operations, production and construction to information technology and maintenance environments, all while analyzing and developing solutions to further our engineering capabilities. You’ll use your talent and track record of solving complex problems to achieve one singular goal: advancing the world of health™. At BD, you can make a true difference of one.

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Program Objective/Scope

The BD Research & Development Summer Internship Program provides the student with an opportunity to partner with peers, senior personnel, and supervisors who provide informal mentoring and coaching. Students will have the opportunity to be exposed to our process of designing and developing technologies and products related to medical and/or interventional devices, in vitro diagnostics, and life science research for different global markets.  Selected students may work with cross-functional or interdisciplinary teams and may have multiple internal partners and customers.

Each intern will have an individual project and the opportunity to develop technical engineering and scientific expertise. Through our summer internship, intern students develop an extensive professional network, learn how to work in a scientific and engineering environment, build hands-on laboratory skills, and deliver presentations showcasing their work.  The summer internship program is a great opportunity to gain exposure to a fortune 500 biotechnology and medical device company and specifically, BD’s culture.

We are recruiting for a highly driven engineering/science students with a passion for technology and product development.  The candidate is responsible for all relocation, housing, and transportation costs.

Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) Exponential Technologies Team

Support Virtual Reality (VR) application development or customized toolkits for enterprise use cases within BD (product demos, marketing, training, education, etc.). Identify, diagnose, and document bugs during the development process. Convert CAD, point cloud, and/or architectural model files to import into Unity with appropriate texture mapping. 



  • The candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States without limitations and require no sponsorship for visa status now or in the future (e.g. H1-B status)
  • BS and/or MS/PhD students pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Design
  • Knowledge of software development (C#, C++) and/or content creation with 3D modelling or CAD tools
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite of software (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week for duration of the 10 to 12-week summer internship period


  • GPA minimum of 3.0
  • Previous Internship Experience
  • BS Degree: Junior and Senior level Candidates
  • MS/PhD Degree:  All levels are encouraged to apply.
  • Familiarity with industry-standard 3D graphics software such as 3DS Max, Maya, Substance Painter, ZBrush, etc.
  • Knowledge of game engine concepts such as scripting, lighting, materials, meshes, shaders, etc.
  • UI/UX design experience a plus

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Advancing the world of health™

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health™ by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care.

As a new employee what I like most about BD are the many learning and professional developmental opportunities for growth offered. It is good to know that there are so many resources to choose from.

Zakiyyah Walker
Staff Engineer

Since joining BD, I really have liked the people I work with on a daily basis and the collaboration towards common goals.

Michael Carrano
Senior Program Manager

BD is full of passionate, loyal, and driven people that have a common goal of advancing healthcare without sacrificing quality or service.

Justyna Zielinska
Project Manager



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