Location: Salem or Eugene, OR

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Here’s a summer internship for a college student who is excited about advancing safety and health outcomes for businesses across Oregon. This position offers collaborative experiences with a team of occupational safety and health professionals who have boots on the ground across multiple industries. If you are an adventurous person who can manage shifting priorities while flexing your creative muscles, this is the internship for you!

SAIF’s safety and health internship offers a great way to get real life experience in a safety and health career. We are a publicly owned workers’ compensation insurance company, driven by a vision to make Oregon the safest and healthiest place to work.

Internship overview

You’ll spend 12 weeks as part of our team of safety professionals, industrial hygienists, ergonomists, and Total Worker Health® experts, working with our customers throughout Oregon. You will also assist the team with data analysis, projects, and corporate initiatives. Previous interns have found their experience connects with a variety of industries and roles.

At the end of the internship, you’ll have an opportunity to present your experience to members of our safety and health staff.

This position is based out of our Salem or Eugene offices. There may be opportunities to work from home. You’ll have easy access to Portland, the Oregon Coast, mountain ranges, valleys, and other places to explore.

This is an excellent opportunity to get hands-on experience in occupational safety and health.


  • Assist safety and health staff with customer consultations to gain exposure to the services, resources, and training that SAIF provides.
  • Learn and apply a variety of occupational safety and health concepts using an integrated Total Worker Health® approach.
  • Work with staff to review, update, or create safety and health resources, web content, or training for our customers.
  • Participate in training opportunities to develop skills in all aspects of safety and health consultation, applicable rules and regulations, SAIF’s safety and health best practices and guidelines, and customer service.
  • Attend and participate in team and committee meetings to gain experience with the collaborative work process.
  • Learn about the connection between safety and health and workers’ compensation insurance in Oregon. Learn about stakeholders and business partners.
  • Manage and complete assigned projects and tasks.

Recommended qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a program that will lead to a bachelor or master’s degree in occupational health and safety, environmental health sciences, or public health.
  • Able to work well individually and as part of a group.
  • Comfortable researching scientific journals as well as internet sources.
  • Clear, persuasive writing skills; able to take complex ideas and make them accessible to multiple audiences.
  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft products such as MS Office, MS Outlook, Office 365.
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record or ability to arrange transportation for travel out of the office.
  • Other combinations of education and experience demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job will also be considered.

Position information

Hours:         Full-time during summer break 2023 

Start Date:   Negotiable between May and June

Duration:     12 weeks

Salary:        $19.25 per hour; benefits do not apply

Next steps

To receive consideration, please submit the following by the closing date of this recruitment:

  • your resume
  • a cover letter
  • unofficial transcript(s), and
  • a college writing sample authored solely by you

This recruitment will close January 6, 2023.  Apply Online!

If we receive enough qualified applicants, this recruitment may close early.


We provide preference to qualifying and disabled veterans. For more information please visit saif.com/veterans.

About us

Since 1914, SAIF has been taking care of injured workers, helping people get back to work, and keeping rates low by focusing on workplace safety. Together with our partners, we strive to make Oregon the safest and healthiest place to work.

SAIF is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in its workplace.

Location: Hermiston, OR

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About Lamb Weston

Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we’ve produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.

Job Description SummaryParticipate in a 11-week internship program built around your career goals and hands-on projects that impact the organization. As part of the Lamb Weston University Recruiting Internship Program, Interns work towards completing a Capstone project and are assigned a mentor who will guide and evaluate performance.

Whether you are interested in Agricultural Science, Data Science, Finance, Supply Chain, IT, Manufacturing, Food Science, Marketing, or Engineering, our highly selective summer intern program has projects that will help you build the next stage in your career.

– 12-week paid internship, May – August (actual dates may vary)
– Gain real-world working experience through dynamic projects assigned by your mentor and assigned department
– Network and learn from executives, department leaders, high performers, and fellow interns across the business
– Receive guidance and feedback from your assigned mentor throughout the program
– Professional development events providing tools that will help after the internship and after graduation

Job Description

Support the Lamb Weston Environmental, Health, and Safety department with a focus on safety in our manufacturing facilities. Interns will be responsible for several projects. For each project, the intern will be assigned a “mentor” to work with side-by-side to complete the project. Each assignment will require a written report from the intern as well as documented assessment/review by the Environmental, Health, and Safety professional assigned as a mentor.  

The aspects of the internship may include but at not limited to: 

  • Conduct an ergonomic assessment, machine safety assessment, or walking working surface assessment using the Lamb Weston assessment tools in conjunction with the onsite leadership team  
  • Utilize the hierarchy of controls to implement corrective and preventative actions (CAPA) as needed based on assessments. Track those CAPA’s to completion throughout your internship 
  • Assist the onsite internal auditing committee in quarterly reviews of the EHS Framework elements 
  • Actively participate in the audit including walk-through, interview of employees, and development of the report/recommendations 
  • Interact with hourly plant employees within the facility while assisting the location’s Safety Manager with other projects and tasks  
  • Shadow the onsite EHS team to learn what a career with Lamb Weston would look like  
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement efforts in the facility as a member of the EHS Team 
  • Lead and participate in various EHS special projects

Basic & Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be currently enrolled or a recent graduate of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program related to Safety & Health or related technical field (ex. mechanical/industrial engineering) 
  • Juniors, Seniors, or Master’s degree students preferred but also accepting recent grads 
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 preferred 
  • Demonstrated strengths in relationship building and problem-solving 
  • Continuous improvement mindset and methodology  
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills  
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Strong computer competency including experience with MS suite 

Industry-Competitive Benefits

Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive.  Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:

  • Health Insurance Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
  • Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
  • Paid Time Off
  • Financial Wellness – Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
  • Family-Friendly Employee events
  • Employee Assistance Program services – mental health and other concierge type services

Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.Job Requisition ID: Req-231211Time Type: Full time

Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law

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The Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN) is a national multi-disciplinary organization whose mission is to protect the developing child from environmental health hazards and promote a healthier environment.

Several Internship Opportunities Available. Apply by November 15th.

EHN Communications Internship:
CEHN is looking for students who want to hone skills in effective,  equity-minded, public-health geared non-profit digital communications. Interns may assist with every-day and campaign-based social media analysis and research, asset creation, community building. Students will gain skills and confidence with basic graphic design, social media strategy, and digital communications tools. Any creatively minded students may apply, but this position is designed for juniors, seniors or graduate students studying public health, environmental studies, public or nonprofit administration, public policy, communications, digital strategy or design, journalism or health sciences. Students will need to contact their school with regard to receiving credits.

Carol Stroebel Policy and Health Education Internship:
Carol Stroebel, former Director of Training and Policy at CEHN, was a long time champion for children’s environmental health who dedicated her career to promoting public health and public interest policies.  Carol’s invaluable contributions to the field included not only policy work but also leadership in education and practice. This internship will focus on public health and children’s environmental health policy. Juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in public health, environmental studies, public or nonprofit administration, public policy, communication/journalism or health sciences are welcome to apply. The position requires very strong written communication skills and proven leadership experience. Students will need to contact their school with regard to receiving credits.

Eco-Healthy Child Care® Internship:
CEHN’s national Eco-Healthy Child Care® (EHCC) program strives to make child care facilities as environmentally healthy as possible by educating and empowering child care professionals to reduce toxicants within their child care facilities using free or low-cost measures. Those passionate about protecting our nation’s youngest from exposures to common environmental health hazards, and those interested in early education and care settings, training and educating programs, and initiatives that seek to effect change via the marketplace, will find this internship rewarding. Juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in public health, environmental studies, public or nonprofit administration, public policy, communication/journalism or health sciences are welcome to apply. The position requires strong research, organization, and communication skills, attention to detail, and social media/social marketing experience. Creativity and graphic design skills are a plus. Students will need to contact their school with regard to receiving credits.

CEHN General Internship:
EHN student projects could include: assisting staff on education and outreach to targeted communities; fundraising research; and assisting with research and planning for new projects. In addition, the assistant will help with general office work. Anyone may apply, but this position is designed for juniors, seniors or graduate students majoring in public health, environmental studies, public or nonprofit administration, public policy, communication/journalism or health sciences. Students will need to contact their school with regard to receiving credits.

How to Apply

Submit resume, cover letter, and completed questionnaire before:

11:59 pm ET on November 15 for a spring semester internship (this may be January – May)

11:59 pm ET on March 31 for a summer internship 

11:59 pm ET on July 31 for a fall internship

           Via Email — Please send the required materials to cehn@cehn.org with the internship position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

As an Occupational Health & Safety Intern, you will gain practical, applicable experience by assisting in strategic and tactical work including performing root cause investigations, risk assessments, site GEMBAs, ergonomic reviews, job hazard analyses and developing and writing standards, training, safety alerts and safe work instructions. Must be a quick learner and demonstrate genuine interest in workplace safety requirements.

General Requirements:

  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree with an anticipated graduation of December 2023 or Spring 2024
  • Strong desire to work in a manufacturing, innovation or distribution facility required
  • Experience in a fast faced and matrixed environment is preferred
  • Ability to analyze problems, assess data, use basic math and statistics, and deal with ambiguity and frequent changes in priorities
  • Ability to manage a project and handle multiple competing projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Energetic team player who is eager to learn 
  • Knowledge of sporting goods products preferred
  • Passionate about Nike products and the consumer

Additional Requirements

  • Preferred degrees: Safety Engineering or similar program
  • Experience in technical safety training
  • Organized and capable of high-quality work
  • Good command of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Project Management skills are a plus

About the Job

Nike Inc. teams include our Innovation (R&D), Manufacturing, and Distribution teams who constantly innovate to create the future of sports, challenge the assumptions about how products are made, what they are made of and how they are distributed to our customers. They come up with big ideas, innovate products and manufacturing capabilities, test principles and products, and perfect production processes. They work closely with Nike’s hundreds of manufacturing partners and suppliers across multiple countries to develop new methods of making to create better-performing products with less waste. We are looking for dynamic interns to join their teams across a variety of functional areas: AIR Manufacturing Innovation (Air MI), Nike Innovation, and Distribution Centers.


Placement may be in Beaverton, OR Memphis, TN

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Providence has recently announced a paid Graduate and Fellows Internship opportunity which includes a position in emergency management.  If you happen to know of any students who may be interested please pass this along.  Even if they don’t currently qualify we plan for this to be an ongoing program.   Details are in the link below.