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Technical Publications Intern

The Role


QuidelOrtho is looking for a Technical Publications Intern that wants to spend their 2024 summer working towards our mission: Changing Lives, One Test at a Time. Interns will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and develop their skills all while contributing to key company projects and initiatives. Our team will help students apply their educational background and broaden their knowledge base within their role and learn more about working in the medical device/biotech industry. Interns will work with a mentor(s) on a guided and impactful project and will be able to collaborate with and be part of a supportive and dedicated team.

This Internship is a full-time (40 hours per week) paid program for 12-weeks.  


Cohort 1: May 20th through August 12th

Cohort 2: June 17th through September 9th


This Intern will be onsite at our Rochester, NY campus.


The Responsibilities

Update Pre-2022 Communications templates with QuidelOrtho branding

Participate in process improvement project; document standard operating procedures (SOPs), test Oxygen XML Editor, DITA templates, and DITA 1.3 XML specification. Review English strings/content for duplicates and inconsistencies and drive to resolution.

Work with Publishing Technologies Team to modernize graphics used by Technical Publications, set up publishing standards, and gather technical publications for publishing.

At the conclusion of the internship, the individual will present a poster OR PowerPoint presentation on his/her work to a cross-functional group.

Perform other work-related duties as assigned.


The Individual



Must be at least 18 years old.

Field of Study: Communications/Technical Communications/Media Technologies/Journalism, Print & graphic design, or Sciences-related (for example, Biochemistry or Biomedical engineer).

Must be currently enrolled as a full-time student in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program in the Fall Semester 2024 at an accredited university or college.

Minimum GPA 3.0 or higher.

Able to start on either May 20th or June 17th.

Ability to complete a consecutive 10-12 week internship.

Excellent written and verbal communications skills and strong computer skills are required.

Experience in Microsoft Office 365 and Windows

Must have work authorization in the United States at the time of hire and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment.



Rising Junior or Senior at an accredited university or college.

Experience working in a regulated environment.

Experience with content management systems, CSS and system design

Knowledge of animation tools, HTML, XML.

Experience working with translated documentation.

Experience creating online documentation using topic-based authoring, website design/authoring tools.


The Work Environment


No strenuous physical activity, though occasional light lifting of files and related materials is required. 30% of time in meetings, working with team, or talking on the phone, 70% of the time at the desk on computer, doing analytical work.


Salary Transparency


The salary range for this position takes into account a wide range of factors including education, experience, knowledge, skills, geography, and abilities of the candidate, in addition to internal equity and alignment with market data. The salary range for current Freshman, rising Sophomore is 18.00/hour; Sophomore, rising Junior is 20/hour; Junior, rising senior is $23.00/hour to $26.00/hour; Senior, enrolled in school for fall 2024 is 25.00/hour to 28.00/hour; or currently enrolled Graduate, MBD, PhD program is 28.00/hour to 30.00/hour. At QuidelOrtho, compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.


Equal Opportunity


QuidelOrtho believes in Equal Opportunity for all and is committed to ensuring all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, have an opportunity to apply for those positions that they are interested in and qualify for without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. QuidelOrtho is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals so that an individual can perform the duties. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and require special assistance or an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please contact us at