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IIP-Johnson and Johnson, Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo, Japan (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer
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This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Restrictions: Princeton applicants only
Program Description:
Program Description:
Johnson and Johnson

Organization Overview

Caring for the world, one person at a time, Johnson & Johnson is one of the world’s largest, broadly-based healthcare companies founded in 1886 that develops medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods. 

This position is within the medical devices business, where Johnson and Johnson is the second largest medical device company in the world. The organizations is founded by innovation and science to improve the lives of and care for their patients and serve with their Credo values at the forefront. 

Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies are using their breadth, scale and experience to re-imagine the way healthcare is delivered and help people live longer, healthier lives. In a radically changing environment, they are making connections across science and technology to combine their own expertise in surgery, orthopedics and interventional solutions with the big ideas of others to design and deliver physician and patient-centric products and solutions.

Japan is at the forefront of demographic changes; its aging population is the highest in the world and its birth rate is declining and one of the lowest among developed countries. The cost burden of the aging population is putting a strain on the economy and the healthcare system, in particular.

Johnson & Johnson Medical Company in Japan recognizes the healthcare challenges of the super aging population and is embarking on developing products and solutions to address the most pressing and unmet needs of patients and healthcare providers—physicians and hospitals. The R&D team uses the Biodesign process to generate transformative medical technology innovation. They identify the needs at the clinical site, generate and validate concept through various iterations and build the business case for commercialization in partnership with the franchise marketing teams.

Intern Responsibilities:

R&D Intern
The R&D Intern will support the projects of Biodesign teams and will be involved in needs identification and in concept generation and screening. The IIP intern will have the opportunity to engage externally with their customers, physicians and other healthcare professionals and internally with the regional and global R&D and Design teams that support the projects. Responsibilities include:
  • Understand key environmental and business factors of the super aging patient population
  • In close partnership with assigned R&D team member and upstream marketing teams, conduct needs finding at the clinical site
  • Participate in needs prioritization with the project team
  • Support generation and validation of concepts by prototyping and partnering with Design team
  • Support the development of project charter and business case.
  • Background in Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively within diverse cultural environments
  • Able to take initiative and be self-managing, as well as strong project planning skills
  • Experience working on Biodesign project/s is a plus
  • Windows platform knowledge is required (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Ability to speak, read, and write Japanese would be a plus. 

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