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Surgical Business Development Intern Europe

Internship in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Degree level


Job function


Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

Start date

October 1, 2019

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The intern will assist the Portfolio Development Manager and where necessary the wider European Marketing team, with input into meaningful projects that contribute to continued growth across the Surgical portfolio.

Approx. 70% of your time you will be involved in Acquisitions/Business Development:

  • You will lead market analysis for 3-5 potential product spaces for Stryker as part of an acquisition strategy. This includes market sizing, competitive overview, growth trends and recent innovations.
  • You will assist with target company research and key fact sheets to drive decision making on synergy or targets with Stryker, key financial metrics and potential sales.

You will assist with due diligence and integration project tracking and management, to create a standardized process for future marketing acquisitions in Europe

And approx. 30% you will be working on General Brand Marketing and Training projects to vary according to needs.

You will be:

  • Developing an understanding of select markets and the products they consist of
  • Conducting primary research and secondary data analysis to build a market overview, this may include attending surgeries or visiting hospital accounts
  • Online and primary research on target companies to build an overview and identify strategic fit
  • Collaboration with Product Managers and Brand Managers to identify targets and conduct research

Other duties as required to support the company's goals and marketing / sales objectives and initiatives. These may include development of marketing or training materials, videos, event planning, meeting planning and communications tasks

Education / Experience Requirement:

  • Working towards a bachelor’s or Master's degree
  • Ideally looking for a career in marketing and / or healthcare


  • Strong initiative and self-management
  • Ability to work independently with guidance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Computer proficiency; ability to work with and understand Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional partners developing positive working relationships
  • Strong organizational skills, particularly time management and prioritization
  • Performance driven, results orientated
  • Ability and willngness to travel

About our Internship Program

Our program is perfect for talented students seeking to gain valuable hands-on experience and develop their talents in an international, ambitious and results driven organization. The internship will build more than just your resume - it will challenge your knowledge, build your network and drive your career path. We are committed to investing in you, both personally and professionally. Therefore, we offer on-the-job learning and structured training within the specific business function. Furthermore, a dedicated mentor will be assigned to you, you will be a real responsibility from day one, and you will have a great insight into what it is like at the world's leading medical technology company.

Some additional information regarding the internship:

  • For the full duration of the internship you will be registered to a European university
  • We are recruiting for interns available to started September 1st or October 1st for a minimum of 6 months.
  • Stryker will pay an internship allowance for the Netherlands of 400 euro’s gross for Master students based in the Netherlands (compensation may vary based on other factors), commute cost (by public transportation) can be reimbursed.
  • With your application you confirm to hold an EU passport, or you hold a valid work permit to work in the Europe.

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.
Our company was founded in 1941 by an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Homer Stryker, who found that...

33,000 employees

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