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Job Title:  Software Engineering Intern - January to August 2023

Req ID:  32810
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.

*Requires availability to work spring and summer, in office

Position Summary


The Software Engineering Intern will be working directly with the Surgical Solutions Controls Group Software Engineering Team supporting new product development and sustaining of existing products, working under the guidance of STERIS Software engineers.  The Intern will work on projects supporting the production of operating room related surgical devices used in the healthcare industry and will gain experience with processes associated with working in a regulated healthcare industry. 

What you'll do...


  • Design, implement, and debug software components according to corporate standards and procedures
  • Program and debug C/C++ embedded and PC applications
  • Program and debug JavaScript PC applications for automated testing of embedded control systems
  • Software component development and verification, technology assessment, debugging software defects, and automation of engineering and factory tests 
  • Write and execute unit, system, integration, and stress tests
  • Update software documentation as required
  • Research and evaluate new software and hardware technologies for potential integration into products
  • Work as a collaborative team member in engineering projects

What you'll need to be successful....


  • Successful completion of Sophomore level coursework or above by May 2023, with a Major in one or more of the following: Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
  • Coursework in Mathematics and Physics 
  • Coursework and Labs in Electrical/Electronic Engineering 
  • Experience/coursework with Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Previous experience/coursework with microprocessor interfacing / embedded design (i.e. ARM preferred or other MCU/DSP) is required
  • Previous experience/coursework with software/firmware programming languages (i.e. C/C++) is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

What will help you...


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:  32810
Job Category:  Intern

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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