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Job Title:  Mechanical Engineer Intern

Req ID:  26213
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.

The Role

Come join our team as a Mechanical Engineering Intern. You will be an active member of the STERIS Life Sciences Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide (VHP) Engineering Team supporting new product development and sustaining of existing products. You will be gaining knowledge by working under the guidance of STERIS engineers and scientists. This internship will allow you to complete valuable engineering projects developing and building fundamental engineering skills. These projects contribute to the growth of the department and provide a positive impact to our customers in the Life Sciences industry. 

Key Internship Information:

  • Paid Internship 
  • Target start date is May 16th, 2022 and end date is August 5th, 2022
  • Full-Time (40 hours) - This is a full-time internship Monday-Friday 
  • Location - This is a 100% onsite role and requires interns to work at our Mentor, Ohio facility 

What You Will Do

  • Assist with component design
  • Work with solid models and engineering drawings (CAD/SolidWorks/etc.)
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Develop mathematical models, applying statistics and equations describing physical phenomena
  • Help implement processes and procedures to improve efficiency and quality
  • Follow industry codes, standards, and recommendations
  • Take part in design review and verification
  • Organize and document testing and product development process
  • Research various technologies and materials
  • Work as a collaborative team member in engineering projects
  • Communicate/ present testing results and project milestones (Microsoft Office Tools/Excel?PowerPoint/etc.)

Required Experience

  • Requires a fundamental understanding and application of mechanical engineering principles including thermodynamics and fluid/air process flow
  • Organizational, communication, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.


Successful completion of Sophomore level coursework or above by May 2022 with a Major in Mechanical Engineering/Chemical Engineering/Biomedical Engineering or Equivalent.


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:  26213
Job Category:  Intern

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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