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Job Title:  Project Management Intern-VHP

Req ID:  26650
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

Be an active member of the Life Sciences Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide (VHP) Capital Equipment team supporting new product development and current product support projects, working under the guidance of STERIS Project Managers. Lead and drive to completion cross-functional projects during the course of the three-month program. Primarily technical role with projects related to a variety of disciplines including R&D+E, manufacturing, service, quality, marketing, sourcing. Seeks to meet Customer requirements while aligning with product line strategies and engineering limitations. 

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

  • Lead cross-functional project teams from initiation to completion
  • Identify and address project risks
  • Monitor project budgets and team spending
  • Create and execute project timelines
  • Collect, modify, and analyze project data
  • Help implement processes and procedures to improve efficiency and quality
  • Learn industry standards and tools
  • Communicate project progress and risks to leadership
  • Manage project tasks and deliverables
  • Organize and document project information

Required Experience

  • Requires a fundamental understanding and application of engineering principles and/or product development
  • Previous experience/coursework in project management is desirable, but not required
  • Previous experience/coursework with Microsoft Project is desirable, but not required
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Suite products
  • Organizational, communication, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Initiates action and results oriented
  • Exceptional team player and cross-functional leader
  • Powerful interpersonal skills

What Will Help You

  • Social extracurricular activities.
  • Leadership position in extracurricular activities.
  • Experience planning and executing extracurricular events or projects.
  • Experience with mentoring.
  • Experience managing a budget.
  • Experience in individual or team research with university laboratory.
  • Undergraduate teaching assistant.
  • Project management elective or external training.


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:  26650
Job Category:  Intern

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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