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Undergraduate Summer Internship - R&D (Research and Development) in Wood Dale, Illinois at Videojet

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job ID: VID005122

About Us

We invite you to Imprint the WORLDTM on an exciting journey of continuous improvement! Every day, 4,000+ associates in over 38 countries work together to achieve amazing results as One Videojet. From freshness dating to track and trace coding, Videojet technologies help ensure products sold across the globe are authentic and safe for consumers to use in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and industrial marketplaces.

As a global leader in the marking and coding industry, our continued growth brings an opportunity for you to chart the course and drive your own career success. As a Videojet associate you will:
• ENGAGE in bringing consumer brands to market globally.   
• DRIVE results with the Danaher Business System (DBS). 
• REALIZE your potential! 


About the Internship Program:

At our parent company, Danaher – our core value is “The Best Team Wins”. From strategy to impact, you'll assume responsibilities that challenge and stretch you as you drive continuous improvement throughout Videojet. With a 12-week internship assignment, you will work through challenging projects that provide exciting opportunities to gain real-world experience. The program starts Monday, May 13th and ends Friday, August 2nd. 

The Videojet R&D Team has an opening for a driven, engaged and dynamic Intern.

R&D Interns will be responsible for utilizing the Danaher Business System (DBS) to develop robust processes to help the R&D Organization run effectively and drive greater innovation and process efficiency.  Focus areas could include: Root Cause Analysis, Defect Tracking and Resolution, Cost Reduction, New Product Development, and other tools / processes to drive innovation and efficiency through greater productivity.  Videojet interns will be responsible for developing and/or evolving Standard Work in these focus areas and working directly with the leadership team to drive adoption and compliance.  At the direction / discretion of the Hiring Manager, the intern may be asked to investigate other areas of impact.

You will also have the opportunity to sit in on leadership meetings to understand the business operations, network with your cohort of Interns, and attend development sessions to give you broad exposure to the business and tools / knowledge to further your career. The culmination of your summer is a report out presentation given to Leaders within your function. 

About the Application and Interview Process:

Please apply by March 26th, when a Human Resources Representative will review your resume for consideration. 

If you are selected, you will interview with an HR Representative and the Hiring Manager, whom will ask you a series of questions to better understand your profile and assess your engagement in learning our business. Following these interviews, candidates will be matched to a project based on interest and business need. We aim to extend all offers by Monday, April 8th.

Job Requirements


• Working towards an undergraduate degree
• Have a GPA of 3.0 or above and be in good standing
• Have a passion for learning, problem solving and determination to succeed
• Have a high level of professionalism
• Have US work authorization

What’s in this for You:
• Competitive compensation
• Onsite gym
• Exposure to a global environment
• Training and mentoring opportunities by smart, highly experienced professionals who are always willing to collaborate and help their team
• Bragging rights to your friends that you spent your summer working with a leader technology company, part of a Fortune 150 conglomerate, whose stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% over 20 years.

We look forward to talking to you!

Videojet Technologies Inc is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.