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Enivronment, Health, & Safety Summer Internship (176568BR)

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work. You’ll have the opportunity to grow and learn in a culture that empowers your development. We have built an inclusive, global environment that values the power of diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences to drive speed, efficiency, innovation, and growth.

Our internship program will give you a chance to get real world business experience and build your network before graduation. We are seeking an upbeat, responsible intern to join our growing organization. In this position, you will learn the ins-and-outs of our daily routines and procedures. You will focus on learning how our organization runs and will gain valuable insight that can further your interest in your chosen career field. This position has many opportunities to offer!

Customers throughout the globe rely on our extensive range of products and services—from next-generation instruments to everyday lab essentials to life-saving medicine. If you desire to be a part of an extraordinary team, Thermo Fisher Scientific can provide you with the opportunity to work in Environment, Health, & Safety and Regulatory Affairs to produce products that enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Summary of Internship:

Internship positions provide an opportunity for engineering and science students to get hands on experience in a manufacturing environment. The hiring location is in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Essential Functions:

  • Become familiar with OSHA, EPA, and PADEP regulations
  • Collaborate with Supply Chain, Operations, and Facilities teams to perform root cause investigations and identify/provide oversight of the execution of corrective actions
  • Develop equipment-specific lockout procedures for Operations and Faciities departments.
  • Complete machine guarding assessments for Operations, Engineering, and Facilities equipment
  • Perform periodic inspections of emergency response equipment, waste storage areas, and personal fall arrest systems
  • Accept candid feedback and look for areas of improvements
  • Specific tasks will be tailored to the intern’s experience level and abilities


  • Student currently enrolled in classes leading to an accredited bachelor’s degree in a related engineering, science or life science field

Preferred majors: Occupational Safety and Health Managmenet, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Industrial & Systems Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related engineering/science major

  • Strong desire and motivation to develop a career in manufacturing/operations
  • Strong leadership and team building skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-functional team
  • Ability to learn, be mentored, and improve
  • Desire to contribute and improve design of new and existing scientific instrumentation products
  • Desire to teach other specialists about technology in area of expertise
  • Aptitude for working with hands and having experience using hand-tools may be beneficial
  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today!