Job Title:  Engineering Intern/ Co-Op

Req ID:  42185
Job Category:  Intern

Richmond, CA, US, 94804


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

At STERIS we help our customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare products and service solutions around the globe

Come Join our R&D team as a Software Engineer Intern. You will be an active member of the STERIS R&D team working on surgical equipment and medical information system products. You will be supporting new product development or maintaining existing products under the guidance of STERIS software engineers.. 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 ORI surgical solutions location.


Key internship information 

  • Paid Internship
  • Target start date is May 2024 and will end in August 2024
  • Full time (40 hours) - This is a full-time internship Monday - Friday
  • Location- Monday and Friday work from home Tuesday through Thursday work on site

What You Will Do

  • Design, implement, and debug software according to corporate standards
  • Program and debug servers and applications
  • Perform software and system component verification, validation, and analysis
  • Write and execute automated tests
  • Write software documentation
  • Research and evaluate new software and hardware technologies for potential integration into products
  • Work as a collaborative team member in an engineering project

Education + Required Skills

Education: pursuing a bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, systems engineering, mechanical engineering, or related field. Must have completed sophomore year requirements by May 2024. 

Required Skills: 

Strong proficiency in software/firmware programming/scripting

Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals (e.g. control flow, inheritance, concurrency)

Proficiency in web development, REST, Ruby, Shell/Bash, JS, HTML, and CSS

Proficiency in mathematics (algebra and trigonometry minimum)

Proficiency with Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Proficiency in Linux system management (e.g. command-line, SSH, package updates)

Completed medium/large-sized software projects


  • Proficiency in relational databases (SQL)
  • Proficiency in PC and electronics fundamentals (e.g. voltage/amps, RAM, CPU, PCI, USB, UPS)
  • Proficiency in networking fundamentals (e.g. IP-addressing, DNS, VPN)
  • Experience with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Experienced with Agile or Scrum
  • Rigorous pursuit of root-cause and problem solving
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 Pay range for this opportunity is $0.00 - $0.00.


Minimum pay rates offered will comply with county/city minimums, if higher than range listed.  Pay rates are based on a number of factors, including but not limited to local labor market costs, years of relevant experience, education, professional certifications, foreign language fluency, etc.


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:  42185
Job Category:  Intern

Richmond, CA, US, 94804

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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