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Job Title:  Global Compliance Intern

Req ID:  25675
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

As a Global Compliance Intern, you will assist the team to implement and maintain the company’s Compliance plan of global STERIS locations. Your work will identify and address risks that matter to the organization. This department values creative and critical thinkers who want to identify issues as well as opportunities, understand root causes and, as a result, add value to the business. If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment, are passionate about the details, and enjoy collaborating with others to help positively affect business outcomes, this is the role for you!

This will be a blended on-site and work-from-home opportunity.

What will you do as a Global Compliance Intern?

  • Under the guidance and supervision of experienced STERIS Compliance Associates, duties and responsibilities include:
  • Assist with initiating, developing and maintaining policies and procedures to ensure the company’s rules and regulations are adequately communicated to all employees
  • Assist with coordinating and completing the conflict minerals reporting process ensuring regulatory agencies and our Customers that STERIS’s supply chain of certain minerals is both transparent and ethical.
  • Assist with engaging our supply chain to ensure that labor practices throughout the entity are transparent, free of coercion, and meet global legal and ethical standards.
  • Assist with the process to ensure that transfers of value to healthcare professionals in both the US and internationally are properly accounted for and reported in a timely manner
  • Assist with the promotion of the Code of Business Conduct and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics
  • Assist with the review, analysis, and maintenance of records of STERIS’s international dealers and distributors to ensure that all anti-bribery and anti-corruption rules and regulations are being followed. 
  • Assist with the rollout, tracking and follow-up communications related to various compliance trainings
  • Assist with various data privacy projects and tasks, including but not limited to data mapping exercises, data protection impact assessments and data rights requests.
  • Develop a working understanding of the STERIS Code of Business Conduct as well as the following rules and regulations (among others):
    • AdvaMed Code of Conduct
    • The Conflict Minerals Rule
    • Data Protection and Privacy
    • US Physicians Payment Sunshine Act
    • The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
    • The UK Bribery Act
    • The UK Modern Slavery Act (2015)

What Skills, Experience and Education will you need?

  • Currently enrolled in a four-year undergraduate degree program or a master’s program in one of the following competencies: Accounting, Legal, Governance Risk and Compliance, Data Privacy, Cybersecurity, Finance, Marketing,  and completed sophomore year
  • Minimum of 20 hours/week availability starting in Fall 2021.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word
  • Leadership experience in extra-curricular activities – Preferred
  • Familiarity with General Data Protection Regulation and other data privacy regulations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Dodd Frank (Conflict Minerals) and their applicability in an compliance environment
  • Commitment to integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Quick learner
  • High energy
  • Resourcefulness
  • Team Oriented
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Organization and critical thinking skills

What will you 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 Global Compliance team!
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.  Join us as a Global Compliance Intern!



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:  25675
Job Category:  Intern

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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