Environmental Health and Safety Intern

  • White Wave
  • Industry, CA, United States
  • May 18, 2017
Internship- Paid Environmental Science/Engineering EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Sustainability Waste Management/Recycling Water Quality

Job Description

As we experience growth, and as our portfolio of products grows, we maintain a constant focus on our environmental and social responsibilities. We pursue reductions against waste, water usage and greenhouse gas emissions throughout our operations, focusing on our plants and our company owned farms. We are also champions for food security, lending our support to national hunger relief organizations and those that operate in our local communities.


The Safety internship provides a current EHS student the opportunity to apply their education to practical experience within the food manufacturing environment. The EHS intern will work on projects related to Safety and will help current safety manager to implement one or several programs in a manufacturing facility.


Internship could include some or all of the following areas:

  • Emergency Plan Implementation: The intern will help safety manager to improve current EAP by helping to develop procedures to detect, control, report and mitigate various emergencies by helping to write, design emergency scenarios, train and conduct several drills to practice earthquake, fire, ammonia spills and other emergencies. Part of the project will require getting in touch with fire and police departments to include them in the drills.
  • Process Safety Management Program: The internee will help safety manager to finish current process safety management program in preparation for internal audit.
  • Other projects as needed.


  • Current Student in Environmental Health and Safety desired
  • Completed or experience on Project Management
  • Interested in pursuing a career in food and/or beverage manufacturing
  • Must present strong interpersonal skills including written and oral communication, time management, analytical ability, organization, attention to detail and other leadership qualities
  • Diversity Candidate preferred


  • Typical of a manufacturing environment, exposed to loud noises, varying temperatures


  • Required to stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. Use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. Required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel or crouch

SALARY:  WhiteWave Foods Company offers a competitive salary and bonus potential.  The company also provides a comprehensive benefits package as well as many other company sponsored benefits.

Nothing in this job description restricts WhiteWave Foods, Earthbound Farm, So Delicious Dairy Free, Vega™ and Wallaby Organic rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibility to this job at any time.

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Job Level

Entry-level, Intern (Paid)




This is a paid internship, $12 to $14 per hour depending on qualifications