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Safety Internship - Summer 2019

Georgia-Pacific (GP) is among the world's leading manufacturers of bath tissue, paper towels, napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products and related chemicals.

Our building products business makes DensGlass® gypsum board often seen in commercial construction, DryPly® plywood and RESI-MIX® wood adhesives, among others.

Our containerboard and packaging business offers high-end graphic packaging to bulk bins as well as Golden Isles fluff pulp.

You may also recognize consumer brands like Angel Soft®, Brawny®, and Dixie® on retail shelves and enMotion® towels, Compact® bath tissue and SmartStock® cutlery dispensers when you are away from home.

Our GP Harmon business is one of the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics.

As a Koch Company, we create long-term value using resources efficiently to provide innovative products and solutions that meet the needs of customers and society, while operating in a manner that is environmentally and socially responsible, and economically sound.

Headquartered in Atlanta, GA., we employ approximately 35,000 people.

For more information, visit http://www.gp.com/.

Program Overview:

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.

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.

 
Program locations will be assigned near the start of your internship.
 

Responsibilities may include work in the following areas:
• Occupational safety
• Occupational health
• Industrial hygiene
• Fire safety / hazardous materials
• Ergonomics
• Systems safety / process safety
• Environmental safety
• Emergency preparedness
• Construction safety

Basic Qualifications:
• Pursuing a BS or MS degree in Occupational Safety and Health, or other safety concentration
• At least a rising Junior level status
• Minimum 3.0 GPA in major coursework and overall
• Ability to relocate per program requirements
• Willingness to work in a hot, humid, cold and noisy environment
• Willingness to work in an industrial environment around moving or heavy equipment
• Willingness to wear all req...




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