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Job Title:  Intern, Professional Services

Req ID:  35418
Job Category:  Intern

Birmingham, AL, US, 35222


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Our Healthcare Customers are federally mandated (by Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services or CMS) requiring vendors to have the COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption.  There are select Customers who do not accept any exceptions. Unvaccinated Associates may be excluded from working at a Customer site, require routine testing with an approved exemption (if accepted by the Customer) or have limited Customer access impacting their ability to remain employed. Additionally, we may be required to meet state mandates on COVID-19 vaccination, exemptions and/or booster requirements. This position is a Customer-facing role that falls under a state or CMS mandate.

Position Summary

The STERIS Professional Services Intern role will Support STERIS Instrument Processing and STERIS IPT Capital, and STERIS Endoscopy teams through subject matter expert consulting alongside a Principal Consultant. This role will provide support through strategic and operational consulting assessments and process improvement projects while improving Customer and/or internal operations, developing and supporting the transition of Customers to offsite or centralized external options, and developing brand loyalty to STERIS while maintaining a neutral presence. This Internship may travel extensively to Customer locations nationwide.


  • Paid Internship
  • Full-time opportunity working at least 40 hours per week
  • Location - The role can be based anywhere in the United States. This will be a blended onsite and work from home opportunity; overnight travel required. 


This role will focus on Customer strategic solutions planning. It develops a solutions portfolio based on onsite evaluations and remote team-based analysis of the customer current state.   The portfolio may include recommendations for improvements aligned with process and performance, lean production, compliance, and quality. The role works directly in partnership with hospital leadership to develop these strategies and ensure a customized solutions-based package.

Required Experience

Bachelor’s degree, currently pursuing Master’s degree

  • Working experience with all Microsoft programs, knowledge of spreadsheet software and word processing software. Ability to learn Oracle or other systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of Operating Room processes and protocols, and medical/surgical instruments strongly preferred

What you will gain from your internship at STERIS

An Internship at STERIS will provide meaningful experiences that will enhance your education, give you real word experience, and help prepare you for a role after graduation. We will work to provide you practical experience and the work you do here will have a direct impact on our Professional Services teams!

At STERIS, we are making a difference for our Customers every day. We don't just create products. We create amazing solutions that help reduce the threat of infection. We are the best at what we do. Our people make it so. We attract a variety of talented people who are simply...extraordinary. Our teams are doing remarkable things together. Because at STERIS, we know that no matter what role you have, you can make an impact. And we find that pretty energizing.


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  35418
Job Category:  Intern

Birmingham, AL, US, 35222

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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