Safety Intern / Corteva Agriscience (Johnston, IA)


Corteva Agriscience has an exciting opportunity for a 3-month Internship located in the greater Des Moines, IA area. We’re looking for a student who is currently studying occupational safety, industrial hygiene, or a related field and will be available from May to August 2021.

Responsibilities – What You’ll Do

  • Plan an emergency drill and/or event for employee.
  • Plan and/or be a part of a Kaizen event.
  • Ergonomic assessments, baselines, and seeking potential improvements
  • Work on implementation of Corteva’s PPE standard, put on a PPE fair for glasses & gloves etc.
  • Learn the Machine Safety Standard requirements & perform machine safety inspections.
  • Become familiar with GHS labeling requirements & learn how to become proficient in chemical inventory system as well as creating in house chemical labels.
  • Participate in quarterly safety audits, checklists, and campus safety audit.
  • Spend some time working with campus EHS&S department.


Qualifications – What You’ll Bring:

  • Seeking a degree in occupational safety, industrial hygiene, or a related field.
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Ability to work in a greenhouse environment, work in areas with pollen, and warm temperatures.
  • Communication & presentation skills to large groups of people via email, Zoom, or in person.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word…).
  • Ability to perform routine site inspections & speak up about safety violations in the workplace.

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