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Intern, Scientific Job in Mentor, Ohio US

Job Summary

Mentor, OH
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
Job Reference Code

Intern, Scientific

About the Job

Job Title:             Intern, Scientific                                           
                                                Req ID:             23352                   
                                                Job Category:             Intern                   
                                                Country/Region:             US                   
                                                State:             OH                   
                                                City:             MENTOR                   
                                                Zip:             44060-1834                   
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

The Scientific Intern will work in the Product Development team focused on the Sterility Assurance Portfolio.  They will employ microbiology methodologies including aseptic technique, plate counting, and serial dilutions.  The position will require accurately maintaining and recording test data.  Must possess the ability to perform and accurately document tasks according to established Work Instructions and written protocols in a timely manner.  Must be able to work on multiple studies at different stages of the process.  This internship is for Summer 2021 (May – August)


Prepares biological indicators and other test articles for sterile assurance product testing.
Performs testing, accurately records data, and communicates results in a timely manner.
Works under direct supervision with specific instructions. 
Carries out routine tasks independently.
Operates and maintains laboratory equipment.
Understands and complies with accepted regulatory, laboratory and safety procedures.
Demonstrates working successfully in a team environment.
Demonstrates oral communication skills: Reporting of laboratory results to supervisor are accurate.
Perform all work in a safe and environmentally conscious manner.

Required Experience

Minimum Educational Requirement: Successful completion of Sophomore level coursework or above by May 2019.

Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or Chemistry is preferred.

Requires 0-2 years of related laboratory experience.

STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates 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.

Job Segment:                     Intern, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Scientific, Entry Level, Science, Engineering                                       

STERIS Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.

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