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Workplace Health and Safety Specialist Intern West 2024

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23d ago

🚀 Summer Internship


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Summer Internship



  • Throughout the program, you will learn how to effectively implement safety improvements, identify compliance issues, and recognize opportunities for safety enhancements at your assigned site. Working alongside various safety leaders and stakeholders, you will contribute to creating and maintaining a safe workplace within our Network Distribution Centers. Upon completing your internship, you will be required to present a safety research paper and share the findings of your project with the leadership team. This will allow you to demonstrate your understanding of safety principles and showcase your valuable contributions to promoting a culture of safety within Amazon.
  • This role will require 100% on-site attendance located within one of our Network Distribution Centers, and will not be a virtual - work from home position.


  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree with an expected completion date between December 2024 and August 2025
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working towards a degree in Health Science, Safety Engineering, Health & Safety, Safety Management, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Interest in or previous experience in safety related employment
  • Strong communication skills; ability to comfortably interact with and influence stakeholders
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products: Excel, Project, Vizio and Outlook
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability.
  • Proven technical guidance for large-scale safety projects
  • Ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction, and strategy
  • Exposure to Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing efforts, transportation/logistics and/or fulfillment/distribution centers

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • Work with various Workplace Health and Safety Teams and other WHS interns on a safety related project.
  • Research, interpret and share data to support a safety related recommendation as part of your final project that will be presented to senior leadership.
  • Assist in designing, building, improving, and innovating order fulfillment safety programs, projects, initiatives, and other elements of the Workplaces Health & Safety organization across the three lanes (first mile, middle mile, and last mile) of Amazon’s fulfillment infrastructure
  • Learn about and work with other functional teams (Operations, RME (Reliability Maintenance & Engineering), Central Teams, Human Resources, Transportation Operations, and others) in the planning and execution of your assigned project.
  • Develop and expand your professional network by participating in WHS Intern activities and events


Work type

Full time

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