Co-op Program

We’re excited for you to learn more about our esteemed co-op program.

About Our Program

Here at Intellijoint, we recognize that over the years, co-op students have played an instrumental role in our organization’s growth and more importantly, improving our patients’ lives. As a result, we typically hire 50+ students every year!

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Speaking of students, did you know that our co-founders all attended the University of Waterloo? In fact, Intellijoint HIP was actually born out of a Capstone design project!

Our co-op program provides students the opportunity to learn while performing meaningful tasks that contribute to the organization in a big, impactful way! Students will gain the knowledge, develop the skills and experience that will be beneficial in their career.

Get Inspired

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"Working at IJS for the past year has provided me with endless opportunities to grow as a software developer. With the guidance of an amazing team, I was able to improve my understanding of software design principles, architecture, design patterns, testing and further hone my problem solving and communication skills."

Abhiraj Gogia

Software Development Co-op
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"Throughout my time at IJS, I learned the importance of teamwork and collaboration while conducting research, and the necessity of thorough understanding of industry language and techniques while reading academic literature. I greatly enjoyed my role at IJS, especially using the VIEW platform to analyze medical imaging which showed me the real world application of our product. I also enjoyed the pursuit of the newest and most applicable research to help my clinical team."

Dawson Fahrer

Clinical Research Assistant Co-op
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"I was drawn to Intellijoint Surgical because I recognized that the technology platform has the ability to improve the lives of numerous patients and is accessible to all surgeons and healthcare facilities. But, I chose Intellijoint Surgical because of the team. There is a unique energy at the company. It's not everyday you get a group of smart, humble, driven individuals together to pull in the same direction."

Audra Nicholson

Systems Engineer Co-op
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"This is my second co-op term at IJS and has provided me with deeper insight into the operations and projects in the QARA department. Over the last 4 months, I have utilized the knowledge and skills gained from my first co-op to handle the responsibilities and day-to-day work assigned. Besides, I have opportunities to work on cross-functional projects, which allows me to connect with other co-ops and colleagues. This has given me a better understanding of the business and goals in each department at IJS. I’m grateful for the constant support and guidance provided by everyone at IJS, especially from the QARA team."

Petrina Lee

Quality & Regulatory Affairs Co-op
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"My internship at IJS has been extremely rewarding. My biggest takeaway would be the significance of collaboration within and between the various departments. Being a part of the Operations Department allowed me to work with experienced individuals and learn from their experiences and extensive knowledge. I am grateful for everyone’s support and the knowledge I have gained."

Varisht Gupta

Manufacturing Engineering Co-op
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"My role on the Knee team has allowed me to witness the entire development process. Programming in the wonderfully clean codebase, contributing to live product development, and observing rapid testing and V&V are just a small part of that - all alongside working and befriending some of the kindest, funniest people at IJS (shout out Knee team devs). Thank you, this experience has been phenomenal!"

Ria Prakash

Software Developer Co-op
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"I've really enjoyed my time at Intellijoint Surgical. I gained a deeper understanding of what it takes to be an effective cross functional team. Everyone was open to having coffee chats and discussions about their role, which was an incredible learning experience for me as I'm coming from a background in the public sector. Once you step into the office and start talking to people, it's obvious how excited they are about the work they're doing, and that's a huge part of what made this co-op so fulfilling. Thank you to the Med Ed Team and PM for Intellijoint Knee for looping me in and making me feel like a true IJSer! "

Jennifer Romano

Medical Education and Training Specialist Co-op

How We Support You

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We trust our team members! That’s why we offer a hybrid work-model and flexible hours, amongst other perks.

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Here at IJS, we’re all about collaboration. For this reason, we like to focus on success at the team level, not just individually.

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From an on-site Micro Market to virtual fitness classes and the ability to work from home, at IJS your well-being matters to us!

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The end goal of our Co-op Program is to potentially have our students return to us as full-time employees some day! As such, ensuring we invest in our team members in every way possible is very important to us.

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We’re fiercely mission-driven, plain and simple. Our commitment to improving patients’ lives by providing every surgeon with effective, easy-to-use technology is at the heart of everything we do and always will be!

An Opportunity for Everyone

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We have a number of different roles we hire for each term! Which one interests you?

  • Algorithms & Research Engineer
  • Clinical Research Assistant
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Medical Education & Training Specialist
  • People & Culture Assistant
  • Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs Associate
  • Software Developer
  • Software Test Specialist
  • Systems Engineer
  • Web Applications Developer

Where & When to Apply

We hire 3 times a year, January, May and September, and you can likely find our open positions posted directly on your school’s co-op portal.

Carleton, Guelph, Laurier, McMaster, Ottawa, Queen’s, Toronto, Toronto Metropolitan, Western, Waterloo and York are the Universities we currently post with, and our partnerships are always growing!

Don’t see your school listed? Simply visit the Job Opportunities section of our Careers and Culture page.

Intellijoint Surgical is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive work environment. It is our policy to recruit and select applicants solely on the basis of their qualifications. We are an equal opportunity employer that hires talent regardless of age, race, creed, colour, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or any other status or condition protected by applicable law. Intellijoint Surgical encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Those in need of accommodation at any stage in the recruitment process should notify People&Culture at [email protected] or (519) 342-3178. Any information received that relates to accommodation needs of a candidate will be addressed in a confidential manner.

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