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2014 Undergraduate Summer Intern: Health & Safety

Posted 2014-02-21
At a Glance –

Sanofi Group
500 Genzyme Center
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Type:
Internship (Full-Time)

Job Description

Discover your future
Our students work side-by-side with industry professionals, providing an opportunity to make an impact in the lives of patients around the globe. Join in one of the following Health & Safety functions:

Interested candidates should be flexible, self-motivated and willing to work on a variety of projects such as: development of the safety management system, fire drills, air sampling, laboratory audits, ergonomic evaluations, accident/incident investigations and follow-up, maintenance of HAZMAT rooms and equipment, job risk assessments, and construction safety. This is a great opportunity for a learning experience at a growing biotechnology research and manufacturing site. Exposure to:

-Conduct ergonomic assessments
-Develop a tracking mechanism / metric for new employees, targeted completion of assessment, date of completion, etc.
-Identify and Inventory ergonomic products / tools for lending program
-Support the Framingham MASS Biologics HSE committee's ergonomic subcommittee

Accident/Incident Investigations:
-Assist in investigation, root cause, CAPA for accidents/incidents that occur at the site
-Work with CAPA owner to ensure timely completion
-Risk Assessments
-Work with JRA groups to ensure completion of task based risk assessments for processes occurring in the manufacturing plants
-Confined Space Program
-Update inventory of Confined Spaces
-Review P&ID's of systems to ensure LOTO points are appropriately identified
-Inventory of CSE rescue equipment

Air & Noise Monitoring:
-Assist in the collection of air and noise monitoring events at the MFG plants

Emergency Response:
-Participate in the training of sweepers & evacuation coordinators
-Participate in conducting drills of the EAP (Fire, etc.)
-Environmental Monitoring
-Assist with the collection of environmental metrics - water, gas, electric usage

Basic qualifications:
-Must be currently enrolled as a student in an accredited undergraduate or graduate academic program and have completed at least one year of study
-Working towards a degree in Safety and Occupational Health Applied Sciences or Environmental Science
-Strong knowledge of MS Office including Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Preferred qualifications:
-Strong attention to detail, quantitative and analytical skills
-Demonstrated leadership skills
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
-Desire to work within a team environment

Hours: Full-Time
Type: Internship


Jesse Lee

Company Description

Sanofi, a global and diversified healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients' needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, rare diseases, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and animal health. Sanofi's press releases and other company information are available at

One of the world's leading biotechnology companies, Genzyme is dedicated to making a major positive impact on the lives of people with serious diseases. Since its founding in 1981, the company has introduced breakthrough treatments that have provided new hope for patients. The company's areas of focus are rare genetic diseases, multiple sclerosis, cardiovascular disease, and endocrinology. Genzyme is a Sanofi company. Genzyme's press releases and other company information are available at

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