Internship and Job Opportunities for Health Sciences Students


Environmental Health / Industrial Hygiene / Occupational Health

Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) - Environmental Safety Officer.  Seeking Environmental Safety Officer(s) to join a team of professionals committed to ensuring a safe and healthy environment for students to learn, teachers to teach, and employees to work.  For additional information contact Debra Jansen, Principal Human Resources Specialist at (213) 241-5449 or visit www.lausdjobs to apply. 
Posted 3/2019

Consolidated Safety Services, Inc (CSS) is currently recruiting Industrial Hygienists to provide industrial hygiene services for our Federal government clients. See the link for more details: https://jobs-css.icims.com/jobs/1982/industrial-hygienist/job
Posted 3/2019

Evonik Corporation in Lafayette - ESH Associate opening in their Industrial Hygiene division. This role is primarily focused on industrial hygiene (IH) and also includes elements of environmental and occupational safety.  If interested in learning more, please send resume to angela.menniti@evonik.com for immediate consideration.

Posted 3/2019

Rieth-Riley Construction Co., Inc.  Safety Internship - Responsibilities would include follow-up inspections, administrative duties, and helping with training. This will be a paid internship @ $16/hr. For additional information contact, Dave Huff (dhuff@rieth-Riley.com)

Posted 2/2019

Cone Health - seeking a full time Industrial Hygienist for their office in Greensboro, North Carolina.   This indivdiual will work under the supervision of the Director of Environmental Health and Radiation Safety to maintain and provide operational and analytical support for the Cone Health environmental health and radiological safety programs. Coordinate plans and conduct programs to educate employees about safety in the workplace. Inspect facilities and work areas to prescribe corrective actions to reduce the health risks. Provide advice on methods and procedures to reduce occupational health risks.  For additional information see this posting at their website https://careers.conehealth.com/jobs/3529677-industrial-hygienist

Posted 2/2019

The NIDA Summer Research Internship Program introduces undergraduate students, with a goal of enhancing underrepresented groups in biomedical and behavioral sciences, to substance abuse and addiction research. Through this program, undergraduate students age 18 years and older, conduct substance abuse and addiction research by participating in internships with NIDA funded scientists at universities across the United States.  Paid, 8-week, hands-on research experiences may include a variety of different activities and research projects. To apply and view additional program information, see the NIDA Summer Research Internship Program online application. Contact Ms. Julie Huffman with questions (Julie.Huffman@nih.gov).

Posted 2/2019

The University of Michigan Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering (UM-COHSE), a NIOSH Education and Research Center (ERC), invites proposals for Pilot Research Training Projects in occupational safety and health for the period July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. It is anticipated that four pilot projects will be funded under this initiative. The maximum award is $20,000. Please see the attached document or visit their website (http://umpprt.org) for further information.  Proposals must be submitted by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, 2019 in order to be considered.  Contact Saskia Berrios-Thomas, MSW Project Coordinator at 734-936-0749 with any questions.

Posted 2/19

Green Corps - the country’s most respected training program for environmental organizers offers a yearlong, paid training program that will prepare you for a career in environmental organizing. Learn skills from environmental leaders, gain hands-on campaign experience and launch your own organizing career.  The salary for this position is $27,000.  Green Corps offers a competitive benefits package, an excellent training program, and opportunities for advancement. Green Corps organizers go where the fight is, and wherever they can make the biggest impact. They could work on campaigns almost anywhere in the country, and while location preferences are considered for placements, all organizers are required to be geographically flexible. Apply at greencorps.orgApplication deadline is February 15, 2018
Posted 2/2019

Health Safety & Environmental (HSE) Coordinator: C & J Energy is looking for a recent graduate that has a Safety background that would be interested in living and working in Williston, ND.  While the job description is written more for a person with experience, they are also hiring recent graduates.  See the application description here.  For more information please contact Todd Shampoe directly (todd.shampoe@cjes.com).  

Posted 1/2019

Idaho National Lab - Internship opportunities are available for undergrad and graduate students. The majority of INL internships are in STEM fields such as nuclear engineering, mechanical engineering, renewable energy, chemistry, physics, computer science and cyber security. However, INL also offers internships in fields such as accounting, business, finance, marketing, communications, education, English, public health, fire protection, welding, logistics and many others. 

INL interns are paid a nationally competitive wage based on number of credits completed and degree program. Many of our internships also offer travel reimbursements and a generous housing stipend. The timing and length of internships are based on the need of the mentor and the availability of  the student.  

To see all available opportunities visit their website https://inlcareers.inl.gov/ or contact internships@inl.gov with any questions you may have.  

Posted 1/2019

Occupational Health Internship Program -  Paid Summer Internship Opportunity.  Gain Hands-On Experience with Workplace Safety & Health Issues.   Internship Dates: June 17 - August 16, 2019.  Deadline to Apply: Friday, February 15, 2019 (Applicants Notified by mid/late March)

Posted 1/2019

The Safety Management (SM) program at Indiana State University invites candidates to apply for a position of Assistant/Associate Professor – 10-month, tenure track https://jobs.indstate.edu/postings/25709
Posted 12/18

University of GeorgiaSafety and Compliance Office for the VP Office for Research.  For information about this position, contact Brandon Jordan bj66764@uga.edu.

Posted 12/18

Argonne National Laboratory announces three internship opportunity for college and university graduate and undergraduate students for the summer:
Posted 12/2018

Biologist/Toxicology within the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT), Risk Assessment Division (RAD)https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/517571300
Posted 11/2018

Roche Diagnostics - 2019 Accelerated Development Program Job Posting for ADP Safety Health and Environment position.
Posted:  11/2018

University of Washington, Environmental Health and Safety Department - Compliance Analyst.    See the flier for additional information.


University of Washington - Radiation Safety Technician, Seattle, WA.

The Department of Environmental Health & Safety has an outstanding opportunity for a Radiation Safety Technician. 

The Radiation Safety Technician provides compliance and technical support for operations of Radiation Safety (RS) by utilizing knowledge and experience specific to the radiation safety program. The person in this position must be able to perform work using knowledge and experience specific to radiation protection principles, and exercise independent judgment in interpreting and applying Radiation Safety Program policies and procedures in areas of assigned responsibility.

In addition to technical duties, this position will also be involved in strategic planning activities, program development, process improvement, and incorporation of EH&S strategic plan goals into work plans. This position will directly contribute to and be accountable for creating and sustaining a culture of service, quality, accountability, and excellence within Radiation Safety and Environmental Health and Safety.

This is an entry-level position in the University of Washington Radiation Safety Program.   See the job posting for additional information or contact Mike Zittle, if you have any questions.

Posted:  10/2018


Radiological Health / Health Physics / Medical Physics

The Ohio State University has an immediate opening for a Health Physicist Technician position. Please submit application to:  The Ohio State University-Career Opportunities.  The deadline is 3/31/19

Posted 3/13/19

The University of Chicago has an Associate Health Physicist position open (JR04319). Recent graduates could use internships and course work to count towards years of experience.   The deadline for applying is 09-06-2019.    If you have any questions, please contact Krista Dillingham at kdillingham@uchicago.edu.

Posted 3/13/19

University of Georgia – RAD Specialist position.  For information about this position, contact Brandon Jordan bj66764@uga.edu.

Posted 3/2019

FIU  Interdisciplinary Nuclear Program & College of Arts & Sciences - Fall 2019 Nuclear Research Fellowships.  A unique opportunity for outstanding Ph.D. graduate students who pursue nuclear-related projects to obtain 2 years of research assistantship support from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)    Students and applicants not currently in the radiochemistry track may still apply but can only start their support if they switch to Radiochemstry  track by the Fall 2019 semester Deadline for applications: February 15th, 2019 How to apply:  See www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/grants/scholarship-svc-agreement.pdf

Posted 2/2019

Washington University, St. Louis -  A Health Physicist I job opening at Washington University in St. Louis has just been posted.  The job description is available at https://jobs.wustl.edu (ID 42920).  The position involves performing a wide range of academic/medical Health Physics duties, with an emphasis in Medical Health Physics.  

Posted 2/2019

Yale Environmental Health & Safety - Health Physics Student Intern:  Summertime, project-based, support position to assist the Radiation Safety Office with implementing general radiation safety program improvements; and participating in various special projects. The duration of the internship is approximately 12-14 weeks starting either in late May or early June and running through the end of August. Exact start and end dates will be determined based on candidate’s availability.   Attached is information on how to apply.

Posted 2/2019

Yale-New Haven Hospital’s (YNHH) Radiation Safety Office (RSO) is seeking an entry level Health Physicist to join its team.  YNHH is a not-for profit, 1,541 bed medical center.  The main campus is located in New Haven, CT next to the Yale University School of Medicine.  In addition to the main hospital YNHH RSO Team supports ~30 off-site locations (X-ray and RAM use). Connecticut is a non-agreement state and maintains a broad scope NRC license.  YNHH offers a variety of therapeutic uses of RAM such as: I-131 thyroid cancer & hyperthyroidism (~150/year), Ra-223 Xofigo, Lu-177 Lutathera, Y-90 Microspheres, and various brachytherapy programs (LDR/HDR/IVB/Eye Plaque/etc.). This entry level position provides a tremendous opportunity for professional growth in a destination health care system.    Interested candidates should email a CV to Ravinder Nath, PhD, FACR, FASTRO, FAAPM (ravinder.nath@yale.edu) or Neil Whiteside, Asst. RSO (neil.whiteside@ynhh.org).

Posted 1/2019

Idaho National Lab - Internship opportunities are available for undergrad and graduate students. The majority of INL internships are in STEM fields such as nuclear engineering, mechanical engineering, renewable energy, chemistry, physics, computer science and cyber security. However, INL also offers internships in fields such as accounting, business, finance, marketing, communications, education, English, public health, fire protection, welding, logistics and many others. 

INL interns are paid a nationally competitive wage based on number of credits completed and degree program. Many of our internships also offer travel reimbursements and a generous housing stipend. The timing and length of internships are based on the need of the mentor and the availability of  the student.  

To see all available opportunities visit their website https://inlcareers.inl.gov/ or contact internships@inl.gov with any questions you may have.  

Posted 1/2019

The University of Southern California (USC) has an immediate opening for a Radiation Safety Specialist.  Please feel free to refer any new or recent health physics graduate that you think may be interested in the position.  Application and additional information is provided in the following link:  https://usc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/ExternalUSCCareers/job/Los-Angeles-CA---Health-Sciences-Campus/Safety-Specialist-II_REQ20062067

Posted 1/2019

University of Chicago - Health Physicist position (Environmental Health and Safety Specialist 2).  Contact Krista Dillingham  kdillingham@uchicago.edu for additional information.

Posted 1/19

The Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship (DURI) program is designed to involve Purdue undergraduates in the interdisciplinary research environment of Discovery Park.  Dr. Jason Harris (Assoc. Professor, HSCI) has an approved project in the DURI program entitled “Development of a Risk Model for Nuclear Security” that is seeking Purdue undergraduate students.  https://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/duri/projects/index.php

Posted 12/18

The University of Nebraska – Lincoln has an opportunity for an Assistant Radiation Safety Officer.  The deadline for applications is January 2, 2019.  Contact Joel Webb (jwebb2@unl.edu) with questions.

Posted 12/13/18

Northern New Mexico College is currently recruiting for a new faculty position in Health Physics.  This is a tenure track position that will work very closely with Los Alamos National Laboratory.  There is a more complete description of the position in the following link.

Posted 12/6/2018

Argonne National Laboratory, one of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) major research centers, is pleased to announce opportunities for college and university graduate and undergraduate students to participate in radiological protection.  Masters students in Health Physics as well as undergraduate students in Radiological Health Sciences are eligible to apply.

Posted 11/2018

Cardinal Health in Indianapolis is recruiting an Health Physicist. Read more about this position.

Posted: 11/2018

ORTEC - Open postions in sales, technical support and R&D https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_ametek/external/search/search.html
Posted:  10/2018

Temple University in Philadelphia, PA has a HP  job opening (Radiation Safety group of the EHS Department).  More information and link to applications are at: https://temple.taleo.net/careersection/tu_ex_staff/jobdetail.ftl?job=18003948


University of Virginia -  Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS):   Recruiting a Health Physicist to support the Health System's radiation safety program.  The person hired into this position will collaborate and communicate with medical directors, attending physicians, medical physicists, fellows, residents, nurses, technologists, administrators, regulatory personnel (both internal and external), and others to effectively manage the radiation protection program objectives, monitor compliance with radiation protection policies and procedures, regulations, accreditation organization(s) standards, and national recommendations. This position provides health physics support for various therapy procedures involving use of radioactive material, e.g. I-131 and Y-90 microspheres.

The Health Physicist will be an EHS employee who works directly for the University Radiation Safety Officer and with the Radiation Safety Committee to recommend radiation safety procedures, to educate personnel in radiation protection practices, and to execute radiation safety tasks. The Health Physicist may also serve as the Associate Radiation Safety Officer.

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu  and search on Posting Number 0623958.Complete an application online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and contact information for three references. This position will remain open until filled.


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