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Environment, Safety, and Health Intern in Kevil, KY at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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Job Description

2019 Summer Internship Program

Job Title: Environmental, Safety and Health (ES&H) Intern

FLSA Status: Hourly/Non-Exempt

Dates of Internship: May 20, 2019 - July 25, 2019

Work Schedule: Full Time, Temporary Position; 40 hours/week; Monday-Thursday (4-10 s)

Compensation: $17/hour (Ineligible for insurance benefits, paid holidays, PTO, etc.)


Swift & Staley Inc. (SSI) is a trusted and reliable contractor for the federal government. Our organization is 100% employee-owned and provides infrastructure support services for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at facilities located in Paducah, Kentucky and Portsmouth, Ohio. This internship will allow the chosen candidate to work with a team of experienced, dedicated professionals at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant in West Paducah. It will also provide the student with real-life experiences, affording the opportunity to apply their classroom learning to practical tasks and project activities.


  • Work alongside full-time employees within the ES&H department who are performing meaningful and challenging work for the betterment of the organization
  • Shadow ES&H professionals and assist with the evaluation of hazards
  • Perform research on applicable regulations and requirements
  • Assist with facility inspections and exposure monitoring, such as sound level measurements
  • Contribute to the development of training procedures and program assessments
  • Assist with day to day ES&H activities/operations
  • Apply academic knowledge and learn new skills by contributing to various projects
  • Gain valuable hands-on experience within your field of study


  • US Citizen and eligible to work in the United States
  • At least 18 years of age as of May 20, 2019
  • Rising sophomore or higher, and enrolled in an accredited college/university
  • Pursuing a degree in one of the following fields of study; Occupational Safety and Health, Safety Management, Industrial Hygiene or Environmental, Safety and Health
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Ability to work full time (40 hours/week) for the duration of the summer internship
  • Organized, self-motivated, effective communicator, and demonstrates a high level of confidentiality
  • Must be able to wear company-provided personal protection equipment when required
  • Possess a valid driver s license
  • Able to successfully pass a pre-employment physical exam, drug screen, and background check

Resumes will be accepted through March 15, 2019.

Swift & Staley Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer