2024 Environmental Health and Safety Intern - Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

Job Description

2024 Environmental Health and Safety Intern

Posted: Monday, 2/5/2024


The Environmental Health & Safety Intern is “hosted” by the Safety Department at one of our manufacturing/distribution facilities.  This is a 12-week summer internship. Please note that we do not provide housing.  



Here, we believe there’s not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there’s a place for you at Sherwin-Williams. We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. Sherwin-Williams values the unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans. We’ll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive and Let Your Colors Show! 

At Sherwin-Williams, part of our mission is to help our employees and their families live healthier, save smarter and feel better. This starts with a wide range of world-class benefits designed for you. From retirement to health care, from total well-being to your daily commute—it matters to us. A general description of benefits offered can be found at Click on “Candidates” to view benefit offerings that you may be eligible for if you are hired as a Sherwin-Williams employee.

Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case and will impact where actual compensation may fall within the stated wage range. The wage range listed for this role takes into account the wide range of factors considered in making compensation decisions including skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.

The wage range, other compensation, and benefits information listed is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, with or without notice, subject to applicable law.

Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.

As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.

Position Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the Safety Manager with:  

  • Implementing safety related programs at the site  
  • Employee training  
  • Coordination of safety and occupational health projects  
  • Promoting safe actions throughout the organization  
  • Analyzing accident and incident records  
  • Special projects as identified by the Safety Manager  

Basic Qualifications:   

  • Must be at least 18 years of age  
  • Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future  
  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university at the time of the internship  
  • Must have sophomore, junior or senior class standing 
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8  
  • Must be willing to relocate if in the future considered for a Trainee position  
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and Power Point  


Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Environmental Health & Safety, Occupational Health, or related majors  
  • Previous Internship, Co-op or work experience in a related field   
  • Previous experience as a Sherwin-Williams Intern or Co-op  
  • Previous internship or co-op experience in the Sherwin-Williams Global Supply Chain Division  
  • Leadership experience as demonstrated by your involvement in extracurricular activities on campus or in the community   
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written  
  • Problem solving ability  
  • Organizational and time management skills  
  • Project Management skills  

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