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Title:  Electrical Engineer Intern

Req ID:  15101
Category:  Intern
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

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.


Position Summary

The intern will be an active member of the Life Sciences Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide (VHP) Engineering Team supporting new product development and sustaining of existing products, working under the guidance of STERIS engineers and scientists. 


Essential Functions: 

  • Assist laboratory and engineering staff with fabrication and assembly of prototype systems
  • Operate prototype systems under supervision of engineering staff
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Assist with rework of prototype systems as design and operational requirements are developed
  • System level verification of VHP LS equipment
  • Help implement processes and procedures to improve efficiency and quality
  • Support technicians and engineers with data recording and processing
  • Support technicians and engineers with machine assembly
  • Follow industry codes, standards, and recommendations
  • Take part in design review and verification
  • Research various technologies and materials
  • Communicate results and findings

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience


  • Requires a fundamental understanding and application of electrical engineering principles
  • Organizational, communication, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Previous experience/coursework with electro-mechanical sensors and actuators (i.e. Temperature Devices – TC’s/RTD’s, Pressure Devices – Switches/Transducers, Solenoid Valves, Limit/Level Switches, Pneumatics, Motors, etc) is desirable, but not required
  • Previous experience/coursework with PLC programming is desirable, but not required
  • Previous experience/coursework with software programming languages and tools (i.e. C/C++, scripting, LabVIEW) is desirable, but not required

Minimum Educational Requirement

Successful completion of Sophomore level coursework or above by May 2019 with a Major in Electrical Engineering or Electronic Engineering Technology or equivalent.


STERIS is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates 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:  15101
Category:  Intern
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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