EHS (Environmental, Health and Safety) Intern

Job Locations US-WI-Madison
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Summary of Major Responsibilities

The EHS Intern will assist the EHS Manager, EHS Specialist and cross functional teams to improve safety culture and to meet/exceed regulatory and corporate policy requirements.  The position is intended to be a part-time opportunity for an Occupational Health and Safety or Industrial Engineering undergraduate to obtain hands-on EHS experience with a wide variety of tasks while contributing to the company’s overall goals and objectives.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing and maintaining EHS written and training programs
  • Create and review JSA (Job Safety Analysis) with cross-functional groups
  • Perform Ergonomic Risk Assessments and evaluations
  • Perform new hire orientation training
  • Complete hazardous waste storage area inspections
  • Participate in annual Risk Assessments
  • Co-lead EHS Corporate Safety Committee
  • Perform annual chemical inventory review
  • Support daily EHS activities (i.e. audits, incident investigations, corrective action follow-up etc.)


Mandatory Skills

  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication, organizational, time-management and multitasking skills

Education and Experience


  • Enrollment towards Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety or Industrial Engineering
  • Preference giving to candidates with a record of outstanding academic achievement

Physical Requirements


  • May be required to lift up to 25lbs on an infrequent basis up to 20% of the time

Exact Sciences is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. The Company’s affirmative action program is available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.



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