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Edwards Lifesciences Global Health Economics and Reimbursement Intern in Irvine, California

Global Health Economics and Reimbursement (GHER) Intern


Edwards Lifesciences, the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, offers its university talent the opportunity to collaborate and create innovative devices, solutions, and techniques that help physicians save the lives of patients around the world. It’s exactly what you’d expect from a rapidly-expanding global organization, where more than 14,000 employees work together to make a difference to millions of patients worldwide. You’ll do inspired work alongside a passionate and dedicated team while witnessing the power of our collaborations with the world’s leading clinicians, researchers, and government agencies in meeting healthcare needs.


Program participants will work in our corporate headquarters in Irvine, California. Please visit Edwards.com for information on all our locations.


This is an exceptional opportunity to join a premier Global Health Economics & Reimbursement (GHER) team that is playing a key role in the success of our Surgical and Trancatheter Heart Valve Products. You will be responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of market access strategies to support our various business units. This position is based at the corporate headquarters in Irvine, California.

Potential Work Streams:

  • In collaboration with cross-functional teams, identify and develop strategies and tactics to enhance the value proposition of Edwards products, including, but not limited to the creation of health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) programs.

  • Help Develop economic models, dossiers, presentations and other materials to enhance the Value Message associated with our Critical Care technologies.

  • Assist team with due-diligence projects and support new product development from a Health Economics and Reimbursement perspective.

  • Generate evidence and develop strategies to support Coverage, Coding and Payment for existing and future HVT products.

  • Use analytical skills and judgment to solve problems with limited information at hand.

  • Get work done through cooperation with other groups with no direct reporting relationship to position

  • Participate in various payor and coverage policy work specific to Edwards product portfolio


  • Bachelor’s degree in a life science, health economics, health policy, or related field required. Advanced degree (e.g. MBA, MPH, MD, Pharm.D.) is desirable.

  • Internship applicants must be enrolled in an accredited Bachelor’s or Master’s program for the entire duration of their internship. Upon graduating, students are no longer eligible for an internship at Edwards.

  • Graduating December 2020 or later.

  • Availability for an assignment for a minimum of 10 weeks over the course of the summer.

  • Must be in good scholastic standing (3.0+ GPA or equivalent).

  • Strong background in health economics and outcomes research and payer interactions.

  • Clinical knowledge in cardiology / cardiovascular disease.

  • Willing to take initiative on complex projects and able to identify what is necessary to complete tasks.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, especially presentation development.

  • Ability to balance strategic thinking with intricate planning and strong tactical execution.

  • General understanding of key public and private payer policy infrastructure, payment methodologies coding and coverage; health policy trends, and current business challenges.


Launch your career and DISCOVER LIFE HERE.

  • Innovative & Industry Leading Technology

  • Accelerated Career Growth

  • A Growing Global Company

  • Stretch Assignments

  • Meaningful Projects with Real Impact

  • Continuous Mentorship

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Subsidized Housing

  • Conversion Opportunities into our New Grad Programs following Graduation

  • On-site Cafe, Gym, Basketball & Beach Volleyball Courts

  • Great People & Beautiful Place to Work!

Edwards will not sponsor for employment-based visas for this position now or in the future.

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.