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Health and Safety Internship

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LOCATION: National Museum of Natural History (10th & Constitution Ave. NW) & MSC, Suitland- MD

DEPARTMENT: Health and Safety Office

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: This position will entail day-to-day support for the NMNH Office of Health and Safety.  The intern will have the opportunity to support a range of projects based upon their background, interests, and departmental needs.

QUALIFICATIONS: The Office of Health and Safety interfaces with a variety of museum departments, volunteers, and visitors.  Background and experience in management, customer service, public relations/affairs, museum studies, and/or education are desired.  We are flexible and willing to work with an intern from any background who is seeking experience in the field of health and safety or museums.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Learn about the programmatic elements of a safety and health management system including occupational safety and health, industrial hygiene, environmental management, fire protection and life safety, and emergency management.
  • Learn how to develop, improve, and maintain materials in support of the safety and health program.
  • Participate in communications with a wide variety of SI stakeholders in support of the safety and health program.
  • Participate in a range of job-shadowing activities including health and safety walkthroughs and coordination meetings.

TIMETABLE: 4-8 weeks (flexible)

AWARD PACKAGE: None.

HOW TO APPLY: Contact Amanda Decker (information below)

 

CONTACT

Amanda Decker
202-633-1698
deckera@si.edu