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Health & Safety Internship at Woodard and Curran in Portland, Maine

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


At Woodard & Curran, there’s nothing we love more than a tough engineering challenge. We handle a wide range of water and environmental issues—solving complex problems with creativity and tenacity. That’s how we make a difference to our clients, people, and planet. Our company was founded on a simple concept: provide a safe and enjoyable place to work with opportunity, integrity, and commitment, and we will attract talented people. Those people are at the heart of our firm, solving some of the most pressing water and environmental challenges for our clients.


Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a motivated Intern who is working on a degree in a Health & Safety-related field to join our company. If you want to jump start your career and expand your skills while working alongside talented experts, then this is the opportunity for you! We are a mission-driven organization that puts our people first, with a culture that focuses on providing meaningful work, engaging challenges, recognition, and reward.


What will you be doing at Woodard & Curran?

Duties and responsibilities vary based on level of experience and project expectations. An intern will generally shadow experienced professionals and participate as a member of a team by contributing to actual projects. Interns are able to apply what they have learned “from the classroom” via experience based-learning. Potential projects our intern may support, depending on internal needs and the intern’s interest and skills include:

·       Assisting with the creation of Job Safety Analysis and site-specific Health & Safety Plans

·       Participating in incident / good catch evaluations

·       Performing noise and/or air monitoring

·       Participating in the Health & Safety Committee

·       Creating company-wide safety-related communications

·       Assisting with health and safety training

·       Assisting with regulatory and in-house safety compliance


This Internship Position will be based in our Portland, ME Office.


What do you need to succeed?

The ideal candidate will be a second or third-year student studying for a B.S. in a Health & Safety-related field with strong writing and communication skills. Familiarity with OSHA regulations (29 CFR 1910, etc.) is required. You will need to attach a professional cover letter, as well as your resume. Your resume should include your GPA and a sample of completed, relevant college courses. In addition, you must have a high school diploma to qualify for an internship.



Woodard & Curran is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Woodard & Curran is a Drug Free Work Place.

Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.