Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life around the world. A global network of more than 20 operating companies, we drive meaningful innovation in some of today’s most dynamic industries through our operating companies in four strategic platforms: Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Water Quality and Product Identification. The engine at the heart of our success is the Danaher Business System (DBS), a set of tools that enables continuous improvement around lean, growth and leadership. During the past 20 years, our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by nearly 5,000 percent.
A culture that sets us apart:
Our culture is unlike anywhere else, and it all starts with the Danaher Business System (DBS). A set of tools that stimulates transformational thinking, DBS ensures that each team member is empowered to do great work.
And while you are doing that great work, you’ll also be having a lot of fun. You’ll connect with your peers, enjoying events, dinners, travel and other activities that broaden your experience and strengthen your network.
When you join our team, you will also find that we’re shaped by our commitment to improve the communities where we live and work—and beyond. Whether we are supporting causes we’re passionate about or investing in initiatives that make a global impact, we do our best to improve lives and make the world a better place.
Summer Associate Program
At Danaher – our core value is “The Best Team Wins”. From strategy to impact, you'll assume responsibilities that challenge and stretch you as you drive continuous improvement throughout the Danaher family of companies. With a 12-week internship assignment, you will assume responsibility on challenging projects and see them through from strategy to impact. Each internship assignment will focus on one of the following areas:
Commercial (Sales or Marketing)
Product Management or Product Development
Operations (Supply Chain, Operations)
Service (Customer Success or Growth)
You will also receive one week of DBS exposure to Kaizen practices and principles and have multiple opportunities to interact with and have exposure to Danaher Sr. Executives. The culmination of your summer is a report out presentation given to a group of Danaher Executives. Select interns will be extended Full Time offers for the GMDP or HRDP at the end of the summer.
Throughout your career with Danaher, you will have a wide variety of cross-functional assignments designed to develop your skills as a general manager.
During the interview process, you will have an opportunity to self-select into the segment of business that aligns with your career interests, professional goals and geographic preferences. Please indicate your top two segments of interest in your cover letter, as well as an interest in Human Resources if applicable.
Life Sciences: Framingham, MA; Buffalo Grove, IL; Port Washington, NY, Coralville, IA, Boston, MA, Orlando, FL
Product Identification: Wood Dale, IL; Grand Rapids, MI, Chicago, IL
Water Quality: Loveland, CO., Richmond, VA, Seattle, WA
Human Resources: Lodi, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, Coralville, IA, Loveland, CO
*All available locations are based on business need and may not always be available as a summer option.
Danaher companies seek top-tier MBAs who not only possess the right educational background, but also match our culture's extremely high standards, passion for solving business problems as well as our determination to succeed.
Danaher is committed to providing MBAs with the following:
A customized career experience that forges together talent, interests and organizational need across a family of world class science and technology brands
Resources and support to learn and develop new skills and pave new paths
Candid and timely feedback pertaining to job performance and progress
Competitive compensation through a combination of base pay and performance-based rewards enhanced by benefits that ensure personal and financial health and well-being for you and your family
Flexibility to pursue personal goals and to prioritize important family matters
An inclusive work environment where every person is respected for who they are and the contributions they make
Opportunities for dialogue about the company’s strategic mission, goals and results so that everyone understands their role in Danaher’s success
If you're ready to accept responsibility and accountability, then Danaher's approach will prepare you to add value on a global stage. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply.