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EH&S Summer Intern (Paid)

Posted 2014-01-14
At a Glance –

60 Middletown Avenue
North Haven, Connecticut

Job Type:
Internship (Full-Time)

EH&S Summer Intern (PAID)

Job Description

Working as an integral part of our Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Team, the Intern will assume responsibility for a variety of EHS department specific projects in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. Tasks include:
Working with the EHS Team and manufacturing groups to research and complete projects assigned
Act as a liaison for the EHS team to resolve basic EHS issues as appropriate
Data collection and analysis to design and/or monitor the effectiveness of EHS programs and initiatives
Gain exposure to Covidien EHS policies and practices
Assists with other duties within the department as needed

Complete basic Industrial Hygiene monitoring including noise assessment, ventilation system monitoring, and ergonomic force measurements
Conduct basic ergonomic assessment of workstations and operations
Perform basic risk assessments (Job Safety Analysis, etc.) of manufacturing operations to identify hazards and implement effective controls
Develop EHS training programs including a video/web based safety training course for onsite contractors
Conduct department safety inspections and develop protocols and checklists for the process

Current undergraduate student pursing a major in Health and Safety, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or other related Engineering degree programs.
Undergraduate student who has completed their 2nd year strongly preferred
GPA of 3.0 or above
Must be available to work at least 40 hours a week
Excellent communication skills both oral and written
Knowledge of EHS related practices
Excellent people/interaction skills
Must be able to work in a fast pace environment
Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
Good organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail
MS Office skills
Basic knowledge of computer programs and office equipment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

Covidien does not provide housing assistance or transportation.

Apply online at Covidien Career Website ( to job opening 2014009227.

Hours: Full-Time
Type: Internship


Aubrey Simon

Company Description

Covidien is a leading global healthcare products company that creates innovative medical solutions for better patient outcomes and delivers value through clinical leadership and excellence. Covidien manufactures, distributes and services a diverse range of industry-leading products in medical devices and supplies. With 2013 revenue of $10.2 billion, Covidien has more than 38,000 employees worldwide in more than 70 countries, and its products are sold in over 150 countries. Please visit to learn more about our business. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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