Careers 2.0:  Return To Work Program for Women in Engineering

Location: Parkmore, Galway
Start date:  September 2018
Programme: 6 Month returnship

Medtronic has established a new, six-month paid, return to work programme for women who have taken a break from their engineering careers and now wish to return. At their Research & Development Department in Medtronic Parkmore Galway, the focus is on putting the patient at the center of meaningful innovation. Engineers are directly involved in the development of cutting edge medical products for use in medical procedures to improve healthcare globally.  

Participants will be hired on fixed term contracts, with the possibility of gaining full time permanent contracts after six months. This professional engineering programme provides development, networking, and project opportunities for women to give them a well-rounded experience while transitioning back into engineering in the corporate workspace. You will be able to refresh your technical skills, participate in professional development and receive mentoring support from a member of the Medtronic team. Positions are in the R&D team and will include a variety of engineering roles within new product development at Medtronic Parkmore in Galway.

Who Medtronic is looking for

About Medtronic

Medtronic plc (, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is among the world’s largest medical technology, services and solutions companies – alleviating pain, restoring health and extending life for millions of people around the world. Medtronic employs more than 84,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in approximately 160 countries. In Ireland, Medtronic has facilities in Dublin, Galway and Athlone.  The company is focused on collaborating with stakeholders around the world to take healthcare.

Click here to see details on Medtronic’s values and leadership expectations.

This role is being advertised in line with the Employment Equality Acts 1998 to 2015, specifically with regard to Section 24 of the 1998 Act as amended by Section 15 of the 2004 Act.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter asap to stating clearly ‘Careers 2.0 programme’ in the subject box.

Please say in your cover letter that you found out about the programme from Women Returners.

Assessment will include an interview and a medical.

If you have any questions, please contact the Medtronic team on