Internship and Job Opportunities for Health Sciences Students


Environmental Health / Industrial Hygiene / Occupational Health

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

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

2019 Exelon Engineering Internship

Exelon is currently seeking highly motivated students for summer internships.  Paid internships will last approximately 10 weeks between June and August 2018.  Interns will work on projects designed to help them gain real-world, hands-on experience working independently under an assigned supervisor.  For additional information see the brochure and job description.  Interested email your resume to Marlen.Sotelo@exeloncorp.com by Monday, December 3rd.


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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