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Morristown, New Jersey
United States
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0-1 years
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Safety & Health Intern - Summer

About Covanta:
Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit our website.

The Covanta Internship program allows talented individuals to join the Covanta team and gain knowledge and experience about the Energy from Waste (EfW) industry.  These projects and assignments will be created specifically for the participating business units of this program.  Coupled with the student’s classroom experience, this program will help round out the individuals in their area of studies. 

In this program, students will have the opportunity to:

  • Work side by side with Covanta professionals
  • Gain an understanding of the Energy from Waste industry
  • Receive valuable training
  • Understand the value of safety in a plant environment

The H&S Intern will work on a variety of projects. Some examples are provided below:

  • Tracking and reporting on Federal, state, provincial and European Safety and Health regulatory initiatives, rulemaking and implementation;
  • Safety and Health inspection and regulatory program data entry, management and trending;
  • Assisting in the development of ProcessMap, a comprehensive Safety and Health task management system to improve management of job tasks and SH program implementation company-wide;
  • Safety and Health statistics data entry, trending and reporting;
  • Safety and Health training program data entry and Box updates;
  • Industrial Hygiene program data entry and reporting;
  • Process Maps;
  • Covanta Lock out tag out.

Position Requirements:
Covanta is looking for well-rounded individuals with interests in industrial hygiene, occupational health and safety, with strong computer skills to assist in new initiatives across Covanta and supporting current plant sites.   

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Environmental, Safety & Health or Occupational Safety and Health disciplines from an accredited university.
  • Current Sophomores or Juniors
  • Strong communication and computer skills required
  • Additional experience in Occupational Health and Safety will be a big plus

Information on our facilities is available on our webstie. Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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