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Safety and Health Officer

Safety and Health Officer Intern

Open to: Upper-level Undergraduate Students

Location: Minnesota Correctional Facility-Lino Lakes

MCF-Lino Lakes consists of medium-security and minimum-security units with a population of 1,300 adult males. In many cases offenders serve the final phase of their sentence at MCF-Lino Lakes so they can obtain the services they need to prepare for release into the community. The majority of offenders at this facility are enrolled in one or more of the many available education, treatment, and/or support programs.

Internship Description: The intern will assist in providing professional and technical services to the Safety and Health Office. Participate in ensuring health and safety standards are maintained by OSHA standards, NFPA Life Safety codes, Health Department standards, and the Department of Corrections policies and procedures. Become involved in activities throughout the facility such as, inspections, incident investigation, and staff training.

Supervision: Interns will be supervised by the Safety and Health Administrator.

Requirements: This internship is open to upper-level undergraduate students. The intern must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in a program and receiving course credit for this internship. Interns should have completed course work in occupational safety and health, industry safety/loss control, accident investigation, control and prevention of accidents, industrial hygiene, and hazardous waste and risk management. Intern must clear a security background check and follow department policies and procedures.

Length of Internship: Negotiable and Flexible. 12 weeks/24 hours per week desired

Application priority deadline date:

February 15 for Summer session

July 1for Fall session

October 15 for Winter/Spring session

Applications received by priority deadlines will be given first consideration. All other application will be considered based on position availability.

Note: This internship is unpaid

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