EHS Intern

at Danaher Corporation in Richmond, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Leica Biosystems’ mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. We’re a global leader in cancer diagnostics with the most comprehensive portfolio from biopsy to diagnosis. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. Our associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you’re helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.

Leica Biosystems is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges.

During this twelve-week EHS internship, you will work under the direction and guidance of experienced EHS professionals and have the opportunity to work cross-functionally with other departments such as Operations, Engineering, Quality, & Supply Chain to support the site’s EHS program. The EHS Intern will be responsible for completing projects as directed on specific programs such as equipment safety, chemical safety, ergonomics, and training & education. The internship will commence on or around May 20, 2024 and will be 100% on-site.

This internship is located at our manufacturing facility in Richmond, IL. You will be a part of the site EHS team and report to the site Environmental, Health and Safety Manager, responsible for the facility’s overall EHS program performance. If you are interested in getting to experience real, in-house EHS work in a key manufacturing facility that supports a $1B world-class global cancer diagnostic organization – read on.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

+ Assist in the development, implementation, and sustainment of site-specific EHS programs that comply with local, state, and federal regulations and internal company policies.

+ Assist in the preparation and submission of reports as required by federal, state, and local agencies, and internal company policies.

+ Coordinate and schedule EHS training & monthly safety committee meetings

+ Understand and maintain all EHS records and other documentation as required by corporate and regulatory agency standards.

+ Learn and coordinate the purchase and maintain inventory of department supplies, and ensure timely payment of invoices.

+ Coordinate safety-related events and engagement activities throughout the internship.

The essential requirements of the job include:

+ Must be enrolled in an Associate, Bachelor or Masters degree program in Environmental Engineering, Occupational Health & Safety, or related field

+ Basic knowledge of OSHA programs, EPA regulations, and industrial hygiene practices

+ Ability to work 40 hours per week during summer months

It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

+ Ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously with demonstrated proficiency in time and project management

+ Strong Microsoft Office Skills – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, etc.

At Danaher we bring together science, technology and operational capabilities to accelerate the real-life impact of tomorrow’s science and technology. We partner with customers across the globe to help them solve their most complex challenges, architecting solutions that bring the power of science to life. Our global teams are pioneering what’s next across Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Biotechnology and beyond. For more information, visit

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation.

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Job Posting: JC255919501

Posted On: Feb 26, 2024

Updated On: Apr 08, 2024

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