Museum of Science Internships
  • 04-Mar-2019 to 08-May-2019 (EST)
  • Boston, MA, USA

Environmental Safety & Health Internship

Museum of Science, Boston



The Museum of Science Facilities Department manages the daily and long range operations of the Museum's Facilities to provide a safe, clean, and pleasant work environment on an economical and timely basis. Operations include electrical and mechanical building systems, and building/structure components. Responsible for overseeing all construction and renovations, permits, licenses, and compliance with governmental regulatory requirements pertaining to the operation of the building.


The Intern will assist the Environmental, Health & Safety Program Manager with implementing the Museum's safety & health program and routine safety & health activities such as documenting job hazard analyses and lockout/tagout procedures; personal protective equipment (PPE) selection; chemical inventory and updating of safety data sheets; safety & health inspections; and training.


  • Complete and document job hazard analyses/PPE identification 
  • Document lockout/tagout procedures
  • Update safety data sheets, chemical inventory and chemical labels to meet the revised Hazard Communication standard 
  • Conduct safety & health inspections 
  • Assist with monthly safety & health training
  • Attend Safety Committee meetings


  • Degree in Occupational Safety & Health or nearing completion of degree 
  • Experience or classroom work in job hazard analysis, PPE selection and lockout/tagout 
  • Familiarity with OSHA's revised Hazard Communication standard
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of Excel/Word/PowerPoint
  • Ability to work well with others and independently


Summer 2019 (May-August)


16 -21 hours/week Monday – Friday, between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:00 PM.


$12.00/hour for undergraduate interns and $12.25/hour for interns with degrees. 


Intern benefits include free parking in the Museum garage, close proximity to the Green Line, free admission, discounts in the Museum store and café and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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