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Environmental Health & Safety Intern

Posted 2013-12-20
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GE Global Research
One Research Circle
Niskayuna, New York

Job Type:
Internship (Full-Time)

Environmental Health & Safety Intern

Job Description

APPLY ONLINE AT: ; position number 1871696

As an EHS intern, you will support continuous improvement efforts in the areas of Hazardous Waste generation in laboratories and management of wastes at the Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facility (TSDF), as well as Water Reuse and other Environment, Health & Safety programs.

You will:
Support EHS staff through implementation of digital systems for improved efficiency and management of hazardous waste.
Implement the use of a bar-code and scanner system for tracking of hazardous wastes within the TSDF.
Develop upstream hazardous waste tracking mechanism, including bar-code/scanner system, training and analysis of hazardous wastes generated at a dynamic research facility.
Identify hazardous waste reduction efforts through above activities.
Work with site EHS personnel and researchers to develop and implement the above.
Analyze water use and water quality data from digital systems and additional testing, as needed, to develop water reuse strategies.
Assist in the review and update of various EHS procedures.
Support data quality review of waste water, hazardous waste and air pollution records and input into digital systems.

Must be enrolled in a Bachelors or Masters program in Environmental Engineering/Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering or related degree at an accredited college or university and have completed your sophomore year.
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for Bachelors level and 3.3 or higher for Masters level candidates.
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY.
Must be willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.
Must be 18 years or older.
You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at to be considered.

Hours: Full-Time
Type: Internship


Paul Guilmette

Company Description

At GE Global Research, were redefining whats possible. From cutting-edge research in molecular pathology for use in personalized cancer diagnostics to programs in coal gasification and renewable power that drive clean energy solutions, our work at Global Research is world-renowned. As part of our team, youll find yourself among nearly 3,000 scientists and engineers from every discipline in a dynamic atmosphere where youll be constantly challenged to learn and grow. Youll have access to leaders on all levels of the organization and collaborate across the globe with the very best in the field. If you have an insatiable intellectual curiosity and the ability to articulate your vision, then join us and watch the work you do create the next generation of products and processes that will impact the globe for generations to come.

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