Summer 2023 Legal Affairs Intern – Michigan

Posted Nov 10, 2022 Portage, Michigan


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Expires Dec 10, 2022


Why join Stryker?

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Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.


Who we want​

Challengers.  People who seek out the hard projects and work to find just the right solutions.​

Teammates.  Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts and work together to move the business forward.​

Charismatic networkers.  Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.​

Strategic thinkers.  Interns who propose innovative ideas and consistently exceed their performance objectives.​

Customer-oriented achievers.  Individuals with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.​

Game changers.  Persistent interns who will stop at nothing to live out Stryker’s mission to make healthcare better. ​

What You Get Out of the Internship​

Stryker, a global leader in medical technology takes great pride in their people, and that’s why we’re looking to expand our talent. As a result, we are looking for the best and brightest students to strengthen our team and drive our business going forward.   Stryker Legal Affairs Interns will get to:​

  • Apply classroom knowledge in a fast-paced and growing industry setting​
  • Put people first, and gain valuable experience as a result​
  • Implement new ideas, be constantly challenged, and develop your skills​
  • Network with key/high-level stakeholders and leaders of the business​
  • Be a part of an innovative team and culture​

Opportunities Available​

During our 12-week program, interns will gain experience in a corporate legal environment within the health care industry. Interns will support the Global, Quality and Operations and Information Technology functions, with assignments ranging from legal research, review and draft contracts, assist in solving problems with Stryker’s suppliers and other corporate matters. Interns will have a great deal of engagement with and an opportunity to receive guidance from Stryker attorneys.


​What You Need​

  • Currently working on completion of a Juris Doctor degree; we will only consider students who plan be enrolled in a degree-seeking program after the summer​
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA or above; must be the case at the date of hire and also will be verified during background check in the spring​
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and not require employment-based sponsorship now or in the future​
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills​
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow​
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm​
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment​
  • Proficient on basic computer programs: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint​
  • Proven leadership and business acumen skills​
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines​
  • Strong interpersonal skills​


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About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting