Summer 2023 College Internship - Environmental Health and Safety

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Date: Nov 12, 2022

Location: Calvert City, KY, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG



WACKER internship is designed to provide hands-on experience in key functional areas. As an intern you will gain first-hand exposure to the chemical industry, learn new business skills and deepen your knowledge of your field of interest. During your internship experience, you will be engaged in meaningful projects that contribute to our business success and help you succeed in global marketplace.

Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.



WACKER North America is looking for highly motivated college students for our summer internship program from June 2023 through August 2023 at our Calvert City, KY location.


Learning objectives and tasks for a WACKER EHS Internship would encompass topics and projects such as:
•    Confined space inventory review and update
•    Industrial Hygiene Sampling
•    Lockout Tagout tagging 
•    Noise maps review and updates
•    Personal Protective Equipment Matrix
•    Procedure editing/cleanup
•    Safety Day planning
•    Safety Meeting preparation
•    Safety Data Sheets review and updates
•    SPIRIT management
•    Other EHS duties as assigned



Educational Requirements:
-    Currently enrolled and active in an Occupational Safety and Health degree program.
-    Minimum of 3.0 GPA (cumulative)




WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth.

Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!


The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job.

In accordance with the Internal Placement Policy, you must be in your current role for at least one year, and must inform your current supervisor prior to applying for a new position.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your local HR department.

A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).


WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.