University of Minnesota


Earl E. Bakken
Medical Devices Center

How to Get Involved

Prototyping Supplies for Innovation

2021 Bakken MDC Internship Program

The Earl E. Bakken Medical Devices Center Internship leadership team plans to hold the program in accordance with University COVID-19 guidelines. While we plan to have the entire internship in person, we are able to alter the program to a hybrid format (i.e. some portions in person and some portions online, following University guidelines) if necessary. We plan to continuously assess the situation so we will be able to provide the best possible option of what the Internship will look like this summer. Please let us know if you have any questions!

Feel free to reach out to Steve or Cara with any questions you may have about the program. Thank you for your interest in the program and good luck!

Take a look at our 2021 BMDC Internship Program Description.

Click Here for details on the 2021 Internship Projects

Medical Device Projects

If you are at the University or are part of the M Health Fairview system and have an idea for a medical device or a need that could be solved by a medical device, the Bakken Medical Devices Center and the Institute for Engineering in Medicine wants to hear from you. Submit your idea here. A team of IEM and BMDC faculty and staff will review your entry and will work with you to find the best resource at the University to move your idea ahead. Interested parties can submit their projects HERE.


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