Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific creates life-saving medical devices such as angioplasty balloons, stents, and implantable defibrillators. MIT LGO interns at Boston Scientific work in key operations initiatives throughout the company. Most internships focus on medical device manufacturing, while other MIT LGO Boston Scientific internships work on supply chain challenges with hospital customers. Successful LGO projects have created a business model and strategy for a highly technical manufacturing facility. Recent internships have been based at sites in Minnesota, Massachusetts, and Ireland.

Stephen Laskowski (LGO ’17)

Location: Spencer, IN
Research topic: Manufacturing/Lean Optimization

Stephen worked on a components manufacturing problem to reduce manufacturing costs and improve overall operations practices. He created an automated data collection method, which allowed the company to gain a whole new way to measure performance. He analyzed lot sizes and identified unnecessary changeovers. From his data, he defined new ordering processes that were implemented across the Boston Scientific network.

Meghan Scanlon (LGO ’00)

Senior Vice President and President, Urology and Pelvic Health, Boston Scientific
While at LGO: MBA & SM Mechanical Engineering
Previous studies: Tufts University, Mechanical Engineering

Meghan joined Boston Scientific in 2014 after a career spanning engineering, strategic planning, and marketing roles at Gillette and Johnson & Johnson. While at Johnson & Johnson, she had worldwide marketing responsibilities in the DePuy sports medicine franchise.

My job is incredibly rewarding as the technologies that we are developing have a meaningful impact on how endoscopic physicians are able to diagnose and treat their patients. We deliver technologies that change patients’ lives. I am beyond proud to be part of a company with a winning spirit and talent.

– Meghan Scanlon (LGO ’00)

Steve Schiveley (LGO ’04)

VP of Process Development, Endoscopy and Urology/Pelvic Health, Boston Scientific
While at LGO: MBA & SM Materials Science and Engineering
Previous studies: Columbia University, Electrical Engineering

Steve’s career began with 12 years at Intel and a stint at He joined Boston Scientific in 2009, where he initially led all technical work on the materials used in pacemakers and related devices. After two years running the company’s Costa Rica operations across two factories, Steve recently returned to the U. S. to assume broader process development responsibilities. Previously, as Director of Operations, Steve led the turn-around of an acquired medical device factory and achieved a twenty-fold increase in production.


Seth McIntire (LGO ’17)

Senior Process Engineer, Boston Scientific
While at LGO: MBA & SM Mechanical Engineering
Previous studies: University of Minnesota, Mechanical Engineering; Macalester College, Physics

Seth interned at Amgen headquarters in California during LGO, where he created a simulation to reduce variability and increase the use of predictive analytics in the purification process. He joined Boston Scientific in the Boston metro area where he is a senior process engineer.