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🚀 Internship

Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) Summer Internship

🚀 Summer Internship

San Diego

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  • The candidate must be currently enrolled in university, pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a related field, with knowledge of EHS regulations and strong communication and analytical skills. Must be authorized to work in the US.
  • The Environmental, Health, & Safety (EHS) Summer Intern will assist in the implementation of EHS policies and programs, conduct inspections and investigations, assess and control EHS risks, collect and analyze reports, update training content, perform occupational hygiene assessments, develop sampling strategies and technical reports, assist in EHS communications, and monitor waste disposal programs.

Summer Internship

Healthcare, ScienceSan Diego


  • At Johnson & Johnson Innovative Medicine the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Group oversees site compliance with local and company EHS requirements. In addition, the EHS department develops and manages programs which ensure safe workplace conditions for all employees and demonstrates environmental responsibility towards surrounding communities. The EHS team supports the Research and Development operations and Site Services at our La Jolla facility. Under the mentorship of EHS engineers and managers, the intern will work closely with cross-functional teams to promote and foster a strong EHS culture, uphold compliance, and drive continual improvement. The EHS intern will engage in a variety of activities such as performing industrial hygiene risk assessments and exposure monitoring, environmental compliance reviews, training and education, emergency preparedness planning, and hazardous waste management. 


  • Currently enrolled in university, pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Occupational Health & Safety, Public Heath, Industrial Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Biological Sciences, or related field
  • Must be enrolled in university during the internship period
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in teams
  • Understanding of basic OSHA, Cal OSHA, EPA, and other EHS regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong verbal and written skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills
  • Candidates must have authorization to work in the US.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Assist in implementing EHS policies and programs at the site level to assure that workplace conditions comply with all local government and company requirements
  • Facilitate routine EHS inspections and incident investigations and work to implement corrective/preventive actions
  • Conduct EHS risk assessments of lab operations
  • Evaluate and control EHS risks in areas such as chemical hazards and properties, biological safety, non-ionizing radiation, etc., and EHS standards interpretation by participating on applicable EHS teams
  • Assist in collecting, analyzing, and preparing required reports for hazardous waste and other EHS issues
  • Review and update EHS training content and employee training profiles
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative occupational hygiene risk assessment and exposure monitoring
  • Develop sampling strategy, technical reports, and generate recommendations to reduce risk
  • Assist in development of EHS communications
  • Monitor hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal programs including vendor contracts, waste profiles, and audits


Work type

Full time

Work mode



San Diego