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Dublin, Ohio
United States
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EH&S Contract/Temporary job
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Multi-site
EH&S-related internship or entry-level
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Healthcare/Hospitals/Medical, Pharmaceuticals
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0-1 years
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Environmental Health and Safety Internship (Summer 2017)

Job Number: 20009361
Location: DublinOH
Date Posted: 9-6-2016

Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a $103 billion health care services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of health care. As the business behind health care, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving quality. More information about the company may be found at www.cardinalhealth.com and @CardinalHealth on Twitter. 

Start Date: May/June 2017
Hours: Approximately 40 hours per week for minimum of 10 weeks.

All Cardinal Health internships are paid internships. 

The Summer Internship Program allows students the opportunity to work on meaningful and exciting projects that will give them the hands-on experience they need to build a solid foundation for their future. As an intern, students will have the opportunity to participate in a formalized program, designed to increase knowledge of Cardinal Health and the healthcare industry as well as develop essential leadership skills. Interns will be given the opportunity to explore different career paths and interview for full-time roles upon successful completion of the program.

Why Choose the Cardinal Health Summer Internship Program?
Interns work with other Cardinal Health professionals on their team, as well as business partners, customers and vendors on substantial projects in addition to daily work. To enhance leadership skills, each intern also participates on a planning committee. At the end of the summer, each intern has the opportunity to showcase their work in a presentation to business leaders.

Interns have the opportunity to learn from key business leaders through the “Executive Speaker Series.” They also have the opportunity to network with other professionals through both formal and informal networking events.

Interns participate in a formal one-on-one mentoring program, as well as professional workshops to enhance their business acumen. They are also able to explore full time career paths throughout their internship experience.

The internship program offers various social, teambuilding, community service events, as well as tours to help interns build a solid network of peers. 

As an Environmental, Health and Safety intern, you could potentially support the organization in several of the following ways:

  • Identify, analyze and implement ergonomic solutions
  • Develop, implement EHS related programs (i.e., dock safety, working at heights, waste management and recycling, emergence response, fork lift etc…)
  • Conduct industrial hygiene surveys
  • Conduct EHS compliance audits
  • Conduct EHS related trainings
  • Assist with data analysis using the global EHS data management system
  • Analyze existing key performance indicators (KPI)
  • Participate on EHSMS implementation at operations

Accountabilities in this role:

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures
  • Must be willing to work independently and make sound decisions expeditiously
  • Strong quality and results orientation with a proactive approach
  • Ability to prioritize requests effectively and understand importance and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently with moderate level of direction
  • Must be willing to adapt to shifting requirements or priorities
  • Must be willing to be work in either a corporate or warehouse environment

Cardinal Health primarily recruits current, full-time students who are typically in their junior year and meet the following criteria:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in environment, health and safety or a related field
  • Recommended GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Relevant coursework and/or projects
  • Previous internship experience preferred, but not required
  • Strong leadership, communication & analytical skills
  • Process and results orientation
  • Extensive community service and/or extracurricular activities
  • Knowledge of environment, health, and safety principles, processes, and regulations.
  • The position potentially could require up to 30% travel
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States; Cardinal Health will not sponsor students for work visas or other employment authorization

Application deadline is January 31, 2017. All applicants will be reviewed at that time and the most qualified applicants will be contacted.

If you are offered a position and you accept that position, the offer is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a drug test, completion of a background investigation, and demonstrated evidence that you are eligible to work for any employer in the United States.

To learn more about Cardinal Health and the Internship Program visit us at cardinalhealth.com/college or facebook.com/cardinalhealthcollege.

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.