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2019 Occupational Health and Safety Intern

You can have an internship. Or you can make a difference. Or you can work as an Occupational Health and Safety Intern at Herman Miller and do both.
About This Opportunity
Herman Miller's Summer Internship Program is a paid, 12-week opportunity that provides a 100% real-world experience for students early in their career. Throughout the summer you will apply academic learning to real-world situations and cultivate leadership, problem-solving, and communication skills.
As an Occupational Health and Safety Intern, you will support injury prevention programs in compliance with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) regulations. You'll spend a significant amount of the summer working with our Industrial Ergonomics Specialists, learning about our industrial athlete injury prevention program and assisting with ergonomic assessments and job demand analysis.
What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...
Help assess biomechanical, behavioral, and ergonomic risk factors for workers in the industrial environment and translate findings into effective corrective actions through job coaching, ergonomic solutions, mobility education, and first aid measures (as defined by OSHA).
Provide ergonomics support to manufacturing plants as required.
Help team members prevent repetitive, cumulative, and overuse type musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses by lessening ergonomic risks and intrinsic biomechanical risks.
Support safety committees and objectives.
Help develop a training program to meet recent OSHA standard changes.
Learn the nationally recognized best practices of the Herman Miller Safety System.
Work with a cross-functional team to complete an intern project.
Attain on-the-job work experience aligned with your career objectives.
Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you are...
Skilled in using computer software, particularly Microsoft Excel.
Able to work as part of a team and coach and develop others to resolve safety-related issues.
Able to maintain friendly, trusted relationships with coworkers and other team members.
Enrolled and pursuing a four-year Bachelor's degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Occupational Safety, or a related field from an accredited college or university, and able to provide transcripts upon request. You must have a GPA of at least a 3.0 (cumulative or within your major) to qualify for consideration in the Intern Program.
Satisfactorily finished with the basic coursework in your chosen degree program.
In favorable academic standing within your current academic program.
Authorized to work in the United States.
Able to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations.
Who We Are
At Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.
Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.
Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.



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