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Intern- Environmental Health and Safety

Brand:  Matthews
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  MATW Corporate
Location: 

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15212-5838

POSITION SUMMARY

The Corporate Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Intern provides administrative and programmatic support to the Global EH&S Senior Manager and assists with various projects. This internship provides an opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of various Environmental Health and Safety functions for a global corporation, as well as gain knowledge of and interact with other business professionals throughout the internship.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports day-to-day operations of the Global EH&S department developing a general understanding of all aspects of the administration of the health and safety function including policies, procedures and processes. 
  • Gains exposure to various assessments and resources.
  • Primary focus will be working with and supporting the Global EH&S department.
  • Provides assistance with special projects as needed. 
  • Additional duties are assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  • Current enrollment in graduate or undergraduate degree program in an Environmental Health & Safety related field at a recognized college or university
  • High/Basic degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications.
  • Strong/Basic analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills.
  • Strong/Basic verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning).
  • Solid/Basic understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
  • Possess a mechanical aptitude; ability to use a large variety of hand tools and basic knowledge of power tools, forklifts, welding equipment, and cutting torch.

PHYSICAL ASPECTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.  
  • Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

At Matthews International, we believe in a world of inspired possibilities. We believe that taking pride in our past inspires growth for the future. And that we all have a responsibility to explore new ways of thinking, working and advancing our craft.  
 

Globally headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Matthews International is home to a global network of employees operating in three distinct industries—SGK Brand Solutions, Memorialization and Industrial Technologies. We care deeply about what they do each day—because when we’re inspired, we can inspire others. We can make difference that goes beyond expectations—for our clients, our community and our company. 
 

Our dedication, drive and determination empower creativity and give us strength to transform inspired possibilities into inspiring realities. This is strengthened by our values which are fundamental to our business and guide how we work—to demonstrate integrity, cultivate employees, be our best, innovate and live the Matthews spirit. 
 

www.matw.com  
 

Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.