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Engineering Intern

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Current Intern - R&D Intern
Current Intern - R&D Intern

I have been working at Covidien as an intern (less than a year)

Pros

Globalized Company, Smart Employees, Great Atmosphere

Cons

A little dry
Poor communication between depts

Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO
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  1. Amazing internship experience

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Covidien as an intern

    Pros

    Covidien is an excellent company with great corporate culture. They work very hard in order to assure interns get a lot of real world experience.

    Cons

    Not recommended for employees who are not intrinsically motivated to excel.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more interns!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Awesome medical devices company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mansfield, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mansfield, MA

    I worked at Covidien full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great investment in systems and processes. The management does take a longer-term view and willing to invest in systems.
    Good pay and benefits. I really liked the employee stock purchase plan (15% discount), 401k match (6%), summer hours (most leave office by 1 or 2 on Fridays during the summer months), charity contribution match, volunteer day, competitive pay and bonus as well as generous options at the higher level.
    Great people and the company really encourages employees to be involved with the local community. It was great to work for a company that is involved day-to-day in helping to drive a positive patient outcome.

    Cons

    Pressure to drive down manufacturing cost by closing plants in the U.S.
    Very marketing and sales focused. R&D at certain pockets of the organization seems to struggle with innovation.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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