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Environmental Health & Safety Intern - Rockford IL

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Thermo Fisher Scientific

Environmental Health & Safety Intern - Rockford IL
Rockford, IL Internship Paid

Responsibilities

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. You’ll have the opportunity to grow and learn in a culture that empowers your development. We have created an inclusive, global environment that values the power of diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences to drive speed, productivity, innovation, and growth.

Our internship program will give you a chance to get real world business experience and build your network before graduation. We are seeking an energetic, responsible intern to join our growing organization. In this position, you will be expected to learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. You will focus on learning how our organization runs, and can be expected to gain valuable insight that can further your interest in your chosen career field.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. With revenues of $20 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 70,000 employees the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world. The customers we serve fall within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and solve challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications.

Summary of Internship: partner closely with our Environmental Health & Safety team on a specific projects that would lead to the development of site safety documents, reference material, and training material.

Examples include:

  • Streamline current programs and standard operating procedures
  • Analyze data and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Safety testing in work areas
  • Create site specific Safety Inspection forms and administer training
  • To meet safety requirements, safety inspection forms need to be reviewed and standardized
  • Develop and conduct training for team members to clearly understand how inspections should be completed
  • Active involvement with multiple aspects of safety and environmental tasks
  • Additional specific tasks tailored to Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) readiness
  • Participate in site safety team meetings

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Student enrolled in an Environmental Health & Safety or related program at an accredited college
  • Knowledge of Environmental, Health, and Safety regulations and guidelines
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer applications including MS office

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Industry

Biotechnology

Fun Fact

25% of our current revenue is generated from products that didn’t exist 5 years ago.

About Us

As the world’s leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific's professionals develop critical solutions—and build rewarding careers. They help customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment, making sure food is safe, and so much more. When you #StartYourStory with Thermo Fisher, you are guaranteed meaningful work - both personally and professionally.