Fall Occupational Safety & Health Intern


The Intern will assist the Environmental, Health & Safety Program Manager with implementing the Museum’s safety & health program and routine safety & health activities such as documenting job hazard analyses and lockout/tagout procedures; annual fit testing; annual chemical inventory and updating of safety data sheets; safety & health inspections; and training.

Department Summary

The Museum of Science Facilities Department manages the daily and long range operations of the Museum’s Facilities to provide a safe, clean, and pleasant work environment on an economical and timely basis. Operations include electrical and mechanical building systems, grounds maintenance, elevators, escalators, food service equipment, and building/structure components. Responsible for overseeing all construction and renovations, permits, licenses, and compliance with governmental regulatory requirements pertaining to the operation of the building.


• Complete and document Job hazard analyses/PPE identification
• Document Lockout/tagout procedures
• Assist with annual respirator fit testing
• Conduct the annual chemical inventory
• Update safety data sheets
• Conduct safety & health inspections
• Assist with monthly safety & health training
• Attend Safety Committee meetings

Minimum Qualifications

• Degree in Occupational Safety & Health or nearing completion of degree
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent planning and organizational skills
• Working knowledge of Excel/Word/PowerPoint
• Ability to work well with others and independently.
• There will be a mandatory orientation on Saturday, September 27th from 1:00 – 5:00 pm, in addition to 3 Professional Development Workshops during the semester.

Additional Details

Hours / Days Per Week

16 -21 hours/week Monday – Friday, between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:00 PM.


$8.00-$8.25/ hour


Fall 2014 (September – December)

How To Apply

In order to be considered for an internship, please email the internship program coordinator with the following:

  • The exact internship position title in the subject line
  • A cover letter detailing your interest in and relevant experience related to a specific internship position
  • A resumé that includes contact information of three references

You may apply for multiple positions; please send a separate email with a tailored cover letter for each position. Emails are preferred and can be processed more quickly. However, we are also able to accept cover letters and resumés by mail or fax if necessary:

Mail to:

Internship Program Coordinator Museum of Science Science Park Boston, MA 02114

617-589-0362 (FAX) interncoordinator@mos.org

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Museum of Science seeks to recruit, hire, develop, promote, and retain individuals from racially and culturally diverse backgrounds and persons with disabilities. We strive to create and sustain a more affirming environment for all staff, interns, volunteers, trustees and overseers. We value expertise gained at the Museum and encourage professional development and career growth.