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Baxter High School STEM Internship in Round Lake, Illinois

Baxter’s High School STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Intern Program is a 10-week paid summer internship program designed to give STEM-focused high school students the opportunity to explore the exciting world of Baxter’s science and engineering teams.

The student will work in one of Baxter’s science or engineering teams as assigned based on skill matching. The student will assist scientists and engineers in performing product support and/or new product development activities, such as root cause investigations, design change implementation, prototype fabrication and laboratory testing and analysis.

This opportunity will allow the student to gain hands-on experience with different aspects of development and support of healthcare products in a global medical device corporation. In addition, the student will receive mentoring from his/her manager. The experience and mentoring will complement the student’s studies to prepare him/her for a successful transition to higher education in a STEM-based field.

Training that will be provided includes: * “On the job” training specific to duties and responsibilities * In-depth, technical product knowledge * Baxter processes and policies To apply, you must submit the following: * You must submit a resume. * You must submit a transcript (can be unofficial) * You must submit an essay answering the following question: "Why do you want to be a part of Baxter's High School STEM Internship Program this summer?"

Application Timeline

3/11: Application Opens 4/19: Application Closes 4/29: Students notified of advancing to next phase 5/11: Baxter makes offers 5/18: Student response due 6/3: Proposed Intern Start Date 8/8: Proposed Intern End Date

  • You must be 16 years of age on or before June 3, 2019.
  • You must have reliable transportation to and from Baxter’s Round Lake facility.
  • You must be a high school student currently enrolled in a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) course
  • You plan to re-enroll in PLTW or in college studying a STEM major.
  • You must have strong academic performance.
  • Involvement in extracurricular activities is preferred
  • Must pass drug screen and background check

Job: *Research and Development

Organization: *Baxter Research & Development - Business Head

Title: High School STEM Internship

Location: Illinois-Round Lake

Requisition ID: 190003II