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Summer Intern - Environmental (EHSS)

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Date: Apr 26, 2021

Location: Charleston, TN, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.


WACKER POLYSILICON is the global leader in the production of polycrystalline hyperpure silicon for the semiconductor and solar solar industries. At our Charleston site, we are currently looking for a(n) Summer Intern - Environmental (EHSS) to join our growing team.


  Wacker is currently seeking one paid summer intern to work inside of our Charleston TN facility. We are looking for someone who is an ambitious problem solver. 

  This is an 8-week program, commencing the beginning of June and concludes the end of July.The intern will be asked to work on several projects within our Environmental, Health, Safety & Security Area.

  Under the direction of the EHSS Manager, the EHSS intern will support facility EHS operations by completing critical tasks designed to promote compliance with Environmental, Health and Safety regulations.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and recommend more robust and through site chemical inventory that supports various regulatory programs (PSM, HAZCOM, EPCRA, etc.) and reporting requirements
  • Successfully completes required EHSS sampling (for air emissions, industrial hygiene needs, and various other permit and statutory required sampling)
  • Completion of legal inventory updates related to regulatory changes and routine reviews
  • Update necessary ISO required documentation


Job Qualitifications:

  • Must be a rising Sophomore, Junior or Senior student enrolled in a university in any of the following majors:  Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering,
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA


Contact Person: Sarah Elizabeth Kennedy 


We are looking forward to your online application!

Reference Code: 4762 



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.

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