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Instrumentation Laboratory - Bedford Electrical Engineering Intern in Bedford, Massachusetts


Werfen, founded in 1966, is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and distributor of specialized diagnostic instruments, related reagents, automation workcells, and data management solutions for use primarily in hospitals and independent clinical laboratories. The Company’s business lines include Hemostasis, Acute Care, and Autoimmunity diagnostics, as well as Original Equipment Manufacturing. Our success comes from a specific focus in these rapidly evolving diagnostic areas, our commitment to customers, and our dedication to innovation and quality. We’re passionate about providing healthcare professionals the most valuable and complete solutions to improve hospital efficiency and enhance patient care.

Our North American Commercial Operations, as well as our Headquarters and Technology Center for Hemostasis and Acute Care Diagnostics, are based in Bedford, MA. Our Headquarters and Technology Center for Autoimmunity Diagnostics is based in San Diego, CA. Additionally, our Technology Center for Hemostasis and Blood Gas Reagents is in Orangeburg, NY, and our Technology Center for Whole Blood Hemostasis is in San Diego, CA.

If you are interested in constantly learning and being challenged on a daily basis we encourage you to submit your resume or CV.


The purpose of the internship is to provide meaningful professional hands-on experience to students with leadership potential and proven academic performance. Werfen hires students majoring in Engineering and Life Sciences fields into this internship program based on business need. Ideal candidates will combine technical and business knowledge with analytical strength and creative problem-solving abilities.

Position Description

The Electrical Engineering group has openings for intern students who will contribute to the development of the next generation of medical diagnostic instruments. Product development activities include taking concepts through feasibility into engineering and manufacturing prototypes. The candidate should be comfortable both working independently and in project teams and needs to be interested in hands-on laboratory work.

Key Attributes

  • Requires confidence in using Microsoft Word and Excel tools.

  • Requires Enthusiasm, motivation, initiative and ability to work within an interactive and energetic workplace.

  • Review process procedures, change orders, equipment specifications, validation plans, and reports.

  • Performs research on technology, equipment and tooling to improve process quality, yield or cost. Generates proposals based on research.

  • Assistance in creating, reviewing and maintaining department files.

  • Performs experiments, analyzes and interprets numerical data from experiments.

  • Summarizes findings by computer readouts, statistical summaries, graphs and other methods.

Minimum Knowledge & Experience required for the position:

  • Currently pursuing B.S. in Engineering, with a minimum of 2 college semesters complete.

  • Optical and electrical system development and characterization.

  • Control systems and firmware development.

  • Prototype PCB design and testing.

  • Basic laboratory equipment including oscilloscopes, data loggers and digital multimeter.

  • Python and/or C/C++ programming for hardware control.

  • Data acquisition, processing and analysis.

Werfen appreciates and values diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V

We operate directly in over 30 countries, and in more than 100 territories through distributors. Annual revenue is approximately $2 billion and more than 5,000 employees around the world comprise our Werfen team.

Job ID: 2022-5164

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Street: 180 Hartwell Road