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Title:  Industrial Design Engineering Intern

Req ID:  13889
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

JOIN us in our efforts as a Industrial Design Intern

The intern will be involved in next generation product development for the surgical environment including surgical capital equipment and virtual operating room digital integration systems.  The team environment, consists of a well-rounded cross functional new product development team including engineering, mechanical design, marketing, manufacturing and virtual platform developers.

Essential Functions

  • Assist in the design of medical products and devices for the operating room environment.
  • Conduct primary and secondary user research, contextual observation, immersion and simulation studies.
  • Conduct market, design and competitive product research.
  • Organize, and analyze research, present insights to the team.
  • Participate in product strategy discussions.
  • Map user experiences and prepare user personas, scenarios, use cases and narratives.
  • Ideate and iterate through sketching, storyboards etc.
  • Create and evaluate useable prototypes using CAD and physical modeling.
  • Present concepts to cross functional team.


  • Aptitude for graphic design. 
  • Requires organizational, communication, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills and a mature approach to cross functional working environments.
  • Sketching, Model Making, Ideation, Visual and Verbal Communication, UI/UX, Graphic Design, CAD modeling, Video Editing, Human Factors, Interaction
  • SolidWorks, KeyShot, Adobe Products, SketchBook Pro, Survey Monkey, SharePoint, Microsoft Office

Minimum Educational Requirement

  • Successful completion of Junior level coursework or above by May 2019.
  • Industrial design coursework with training in UI/UX, CAD modeling


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.

Req ID:  13889
Category:  Intern
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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