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2014 Summer Internship - Environmental Health and Safety

Company Name:
Dow Chemical
## Description
The Dow Chemical Company is seeking a qualified individual for an internship opportunity in the Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S;) Remediation group. This position is located in Midland, Michigan for Summer 2014.
The Environmental Health & Safety Intern will work with a variety of toxicologist and environmental professionals to:
Support business-oriented toxicology programs within Toxicology & Environmental Research and Consulting (TERC) organization,
Develop and compile toxicological and environmental data and information to support product safety assessments,
Help define and assess the health and environmental risks posed by Dow products, processes and wastes,
Develop communication documents, which describes health and safety properties and characteristics of a chemical substance.
The intern will also support the Product Sustainability Consultant team's broader initiatives while gaining an in depth understanding of The Dow Chemical Company's product stewardship and sustainability efforts.
The candidate must have a strong ability to solve complex problems with limited oversight. The person should have a willingness to gather data and make recommendations to improve business operations and internal customer satisfaction, have the ability to create and expand on ideas, and be able to think creatively in terms of long term goals and targets.
## Qualifications
All candidates that receive a job offer will be required to:
Pass a Substance Abuse (drug) screen and a medical evaluation
Pass a background check
ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS:
Currently enrolled and pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Health, Biology, or related major.
Students must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.700 or higher on a 4.000 scale.
A minimum requirement for a US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis.
Reliable attendance is an expectation of every Dow employee, therefore student must be able to provide their own reliable transportation.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences to help address many of the world''s most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow''s integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2013, Dow had annual sales of more than $57 billion and employed approximately 53,000 people worldwide. The Company''s more than 6,000 products are manufactured at 201 sites in 36 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found .
Primary Location: North America-USA-Michigan-Midland
Schedule: Part-time
Job Posting: Apr 21, 2014, 4:42:05 PM
Unposting Date: Apr 28, 2014, 10:59:00 PM
Req ID: 1403575

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