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Job Title:  Electrical Engineering Intern

Req ID:  32538
Job Category:  Intern

Mentor, OH, US, 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 2023 Summer Intern will gain experience in electronic hardware development and support the Infection Prevention Controls Engineering Team supporting new product development and sustaining of existing products.   The intern will be responsible for executing design tasks and performing testing activities in accordance with predefined system requirements, test plans, data processing, and overall development of electrical engineering products.


This internship is for Summer 2023 (May – August), located in Mentor, Ohio.

What You Will Do

  • Assists in Designing, developing, and documenting electrical/control solutions for sub-systems and components to meet company, team and group goals.
  • Measures and characterizes electrical operation of circuits and systems using electrical test equipment.
  • Writes test protocols and reports.
  • Collects and Analyzes Data.
  • Researches and evaluates new hardware technologies for potential integration into products.
  • Communicates results and findings.
  • Works as a collaborative team member in engineering projects.
  • Follows industry codes, standards, and recommendations.

What You Need To Be Successful

  •  Requires a fundamental understanding and application of
  • electrical engineering principles.
  • Organizational, communication, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Sufficient mathematical and hands-on testing skills are required in order to appropriately operate equipment safely and accurately, as well as to properly collect and analyze data.
  • Must have the technical aptitude necessary to perform the tasks and engage as a team player that is detail oriented, communicates well, and follows through.
  • Experience/coursework with Microsoft Office (i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and CAD/Schematic Capture (i.e., Altium preferred or Zuken/AutoCAD/Visio/ePLAN etc).
  • Previous experience/coursework with microprocessor interfacing / embedded design (i.e. ARM preferred or MCU/DSP/CPLD/FPGA/ASIC, DACs/A2Ds, JTAG preferred or I2C/SPI/UART, TI Code Composer Studio) is desirable but not required.
  • Previous experience/coursework with software/firmware programming languages (i.e., C/C++ preferred) is desirable but not required.
  • Minimum Educational Requirement: Successful completion of Sophomore level coursework or above by May 2023 with a Major in Electrical Engineering and GPA 3.0 or above.  Coursework and labs in Electrical/Electronics Engineering.


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:  32538
Job Category:  Intern

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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