Student Intern - Safety & Industrial Hygiene (Business Analytics)
Oak Ridge, TN 
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Job/Internship Description

Location: Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Job Title: Student Intern - Safety & Industrial Hygiene (Business Analytics)
Career Level From: Undetermined
Career Level To:
Organization: Safety & Industrial Hygiene (50260334)
Job Specialty: Undetermined

What You'll Do

The Y-12 National Security Complex is recruiting for summer 2022 internship opportunities in Business Analytics, Safety, or Industrial Hygiene. The Internship Program is a 10-12 week program that offers challenging assignments, projects, and career development workshops to enhance your professional growth.

Examine where Business Analytics may serve as a continuous improvement process in Safety & Industrial Hygiene.

Activities may include:

  • Review 2 recent injury trending reports and use the reports as a launch off point for this internship. Irons/Filler (1/2008 - 5/2015 data) and Novac (CY2013 - 2016 data)
  • Evaluate injury and illness data from calendar years 2015 - 2020 (approximately 250 injuries per year)
  • Trend data using statistical tools to provide a novel perspective
  • Conduct a deep dive in FY20 lost time incidents (recent increase in injuries)
  • Evaluate pro's and con's for preparing control charts for each injury type (first aid, recordable-injury only, DART, Lost-time). Prepare control charts for each injury type
  • Evaluate effectiveness of recommendation(s) implemented in the Novac report (timing of safety pauses)
  • Intern will be mentored by a Y-12 Safety and Industrial Hygiene senior staff member
  • Evaluate and recommend other ES&H areas/programs use of Business Analytics

Deliverables may include:

  • Document the activities conducted, findings, and recommendations in a report
  • Prepare a 1-hour presentation and deliver it to VP-Mission Assurance and other managers
What You Can Expect
  • Meaningful work and unique opportunities to support missions vital to national and global security
  • Top-notch, dedicated colleagues
  • Generous pay and benefits with a stable organization
  • Career advancement and professional development programs
  • Work-life balance fostered through flexible work options and wellness initiatives
Minimum Job Requirements
  • To be considered for the Intern position, applicants must be working toward or have completed a master program in Business Analytics, Safety, or Industrial Hygiene degree, students who have graduated are eligible up to one year post graduation.
  • In addition, you must have an overall GPA (grade point average) of 2.8/4.0 or above, and be a United States Citizen.
  • A completed online application is required, you must include a resume and current transcript and ensure that your graduation date and GPA are listed on your resume. Failure to attach a resume and transcript will eliminate you from the selection process.
Preferred Job Requirements
  • Background in electronics is preferred for those candidates interested in Radiation Protection Instrumentation.

The minimum education and experience for the lowest career level in the job posting range are listed under Minimum Job Requirements. Successful candidates hired into a higher career level than the minimum in the range must meet the requirements listed in the job leveling charts for the career level into which they are being hired.

If a range of Career Levels is posted, i.e., Senior Associate to Senior Specialist, internal applicants already in one of the Career Levels would come across at their current Career Level. Internal applicants currently in a lower level Career Level would move to the lowest posted Career Level.

Requires a Q clearance; however all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of their current clearance status. The ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy Q clearance is required.

Position may require entry into Materials Access Areas (MAA) and participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP). If HRP is required, candidate must complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph, pursuant to 10CFR 709. Medical requirements may apply.

COVID Vaccine: The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all CNS employees unless granted an exemption because of a disability or a sincerely held religious belief. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.

CNS is a drug-free workplace. Candidates accepting a job offer will be required to pass a pre-placement physical, drug screening and background investigation. As an employee, you may be required to receive and maintain a security clearance from the United States Department of Energy in order to meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information or matter. U.S. citizenship is a requirement for security clearance applicants. All employees are subject to being randomly selected for drug testing without advance notification.
CNS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, disability or veteran status.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
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