Job Title:  Intern, Mechanical Engineering

Req ID:  39347
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 2024 Summer Intern will be an active member of the Infection Prevention Technologies (IPT) Mechanical Engineering Team supporting new product development of medical capital equipment, working under the guidance of STERIS engineers.

This internship is for Summer 2024 (May – August), located in Mentor, Ohio.


  • Assist in designing, developing, documenting and executing mechanical and/or electromechanical solutions for sub-systems and components to meet company, team and group goals.
  • Work with solid models (CREO) and engineering drawings.
  • Collect and analyze data.
  • Work as a collaborative team member in engineering projects. 
  • Follow industry codes, standards, and recommendations.
  • Organize and document testing and product development process.
  • Research various technologies and materials.
  • Communicate results and findings.

Required Experience

  • Requires a fundamental understanding and application of mechanical engineering principles.
  • Organizational, communication, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Minimum Educational Requirement: Successful completion of Sophomore level coursework or above by May 2024 with a Major in Mechanical Engineering and GPA 3.4 or above.


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 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:  39347
Job Category:  Intern

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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