• Clinical Research Intern

    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/17/2018 12:15 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    # of Openings
    Clinical Research
  • Introduction

    Is This The Role For You?


    We hire smart people with big hearts.  People who have a passion for their work and who strive every day to help others. Our work requires bold and innovative leaders; people who bring strong values and ethics to their role.


    If you’re ready for a career that allows you to grow and develop into the professional you want to be – today and in the future….CryoLife is the place for you.

    Position Overview

    To provide students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the medical device industry.  Interns will have the opportunity to network with industry professionals, further their knowledge in clinical research and regulatory strategy, and play an integral role in their department’s success.


    Responsibilities will include:

    • Assist in the execution of preclinical and clinical test plans to support Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approvals and Premarket Approvals (PMAs).
    • Assist in the development of preclinical and clinical investigational protocols, informed consent forms, case report forms, handouts, etc.
    • Assist with site evaluations and the execution of research agreements with hospitals and site investigators.
    • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and relevant standards to support inspection preparedness.
    • Assist with department SOP revision project.
    • Conduct literature reviews and write research summaries related to product line
    • Communicate with customers, consultants, and field staff regarding the planning and execution of preclinical and clinical studies.
    • Assist with general correspondence.
    • Conduct basic statistical analyses.
    • Organize and present clinical research plans, status reports, and/or results to leadership.
    • Other assigned responsibilities or special projects, as needed.


    • Currently enrolled as a full-time student, preferably with an interest or background in life sciences. Engineering degree preferred.
    • Junior or Senior in good academic standing
    • Ability to work a minimum of 15 hours per week
    • Interest in a career path in the medical device industry.
    • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ideal candidates must be organized, hardworking, self-motivated, and enthusiastic.

    Company Info

    Who We Are.

    CryoLife is one of the world’s contemporary medical device companies providing preserved human cardiac and vascular tissues, surgical adhesives and sealants, cardiac lasers and implantable end-stage renal disease access grafts for the repair of complex cardiac and vascular reconstruction surgeries. Since the Company’s inception in 1984, it is estimated that its products and tissues have been implanted in about 900,000 patients worldwide.


    CryoLife technology and products bring restoration and hope to people all around the world. CryoLife headquarters are located in Kennesaw, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta.


    CryoLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

    CryoLife provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


    Reasonable Accommodations
    CryoLife is committed to providing reasonable accommodations both in the application and interview process, consistent with legal requirements. If you need a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment, please email ADA_Accommodation@CryoLife.com or call 770-429-5215. A Human Resources representative will return your call. Messages or emails for any reason other than accommodation requests will not be returned.


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