Georgia-Pacific is seeking Health & Safety interns to join our teams this upcoming Summer 2024 at one of our many nationwide locations.
The Georgia-Pacific Safety and Health Internship Program is a 12-week summer program designed to provide meaningful real-work experience. Our interns will gain exposure to products that GP manufactures, as well as the diverse safety functions and responsibilities that a Safety Leader has at a manufacturing location. Planned career networking events and focused mentoring prepare our interns for a career within the Georgia-Pacific safety team.
Koch Industries has been consistently selected as one of the top 100 Internship Programs in the U.S by WayUp. The internship opportunity will be a 12-week program running from late May to mid-August 2024.
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Successful interns will combine scholastic knowledge with on-the-job and computer-based training to develop a basic understanding of Georgia-Pacific's safety programs, policies, and procedures. They will also identify opportunities that drive value for the company, such as streamlining processes, improving efficiency and reducing waste. Learning experiences will be enhanced by interactions with business partners in accounting, operations, information technology, engineering and other areas.
Responsibilities may include work in the following areas:
Fire safety / hazardous materials
What You Will Do
Interact with experienced EH&S professionals who will help you connect your classroom learnings to a real-world manufacturing site
Streamline safety processes and procedures
Participate in incident investigations, chemical monitoring, or safety inspections
Gain experience in safe work practices, emergency response, and support our vision of injury-free operations
NOTE: Availability of locations may change throughout the recruiting season. Potential locations could include Port Hudson, LA; Big Island, VA; Albion, MI and a host of other sites that span across the Southeast, Midwest and West Coast!
Our interns work alongside our employees to solve real problems and offer insights that benefit society through improving our products and services. In addition to being a contributor on their team, interns at Koch Companies learn about our unique Principle-Based Management culture, enjoy a variety of networking events to promote lasting career connections, and partner with interns from other disciplines on case studies, and participate in our Innovation Challenge. These are just a few key aspects of our internship program.
Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)
Enrolled in a degree or alternative program. (e.g., 2-year technical college program, certificate program, upskilling program, etc.)
Eligible for full time employment on or before Summer 2026
Legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship
What Will Put You Ahead
Analytical and organizational skills
Able to work independently and manage multiple tasks
Interpersonal communication and collaborative teamwork
Effective oral and written communication skills
Proficiency in Excel, Access and other Microsoft applications is preferred
Ability to learn new software applications quickly
At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.
All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.
Who We Are
As a Koch company and a leading manufacturer of bath tissue, paper towels, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers, building products and much more, Georgia-Pacific works to meet evolving needs of customers worldwide with quality products. In addition to the products we make, we operate one of the largest recycling businesses. Our more than 30,000 employees in over 150 locations are empowered to innovate every day - to make everyday products even better.
At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.
Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.
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