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Job Title:  Technical Services Intern

Req ID:  26663
Job Category:  Intern

ST. LOUIS, MO, US, 63119


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 Technical Services Intern. You will be an active member of the STERIS Life Sciences Consumables Technical Services Team supporting the Process and Cleaner Evaluation (PACE®) Laboratory and Pharmaceutical Detergent product line. This internship will allow you to develop work instructions for analytical instrumentation. You will be gaining knowledge by working under the guidance of STERIS Life Sciences Technical Services Management. 


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 St. Louis, Missouri facility 

What You Will Do

  • Assist Life Sciences Consumable Technical Services team in the development of work instructions for analytical instrumentation:
    • Development of a chromogenic endotoxin assay using the new capital equipment (microplate reader)
    • Evaluate parameters for endotoxin removal with pharmaceutical detergent products from various substrates compared to commodity chemicals
    • Assisting with PACE laboratory Customer projects, as assigned

Required Experience

  • Requires experience in a laboratory setting, experience with a variety of analytical instrumentation is beneficial.  
  • Ability to collect and analyze data and identify trends.
  • Must have the technical aptitude necessary to work with formulated chemistries products, and the interpersonal and communication skills to engage as a team player who is detail oriented, communicates well, and follows through.

Required Experience

Successful completion of Sophomore level coursework or above by May 2022 with a Major in Chemistry or related Science and Engineering fields, with an interest in Marketing.

  • Coursework in Chemistry and/or Engineering curriculum 
  • Coursework and/or experience in data management tools, e.g. Excel, statistical analysis
  • Experience/coursework with Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Previous experience/coursework in a laboratory setting, with familiarity with good laboratory hygiene and safety practices
  • Marketing coursework desirable


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:  26663
Job Category:  Intern

ST. LOUIS, MO, US, 63119

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