Department of Human Resources

Internships - Occupational (Environmental) Health & Safety Intern

Importance of Position:

Position is important for extending hands-on education opportunities to volunteers for their University’s occupational health and safety program.

Skills, qualifications or requirements for assignment:

Admittance in a university-level occupational health and safety program

Knowledge of Cal/OSHA and Fed/OSHA laws and regulations

Knowledge of basic industrial hygiene

PPE: hard hat, steel-toed boots, eye protection

Duties and Responsibilities (List specific tasks to be done by the volunteer):

Assists with PowerPoint and training development

Setup and delivery of basic training topics

Scanning and filing training information

Assists with indoor air quality testing, sound level testing, respirator fit testing, and inspections

Training Provided:

Training to assist with scanning and filing training information, and with indoor air quality testing, sound level testing, respirator fit testing 

Person supervising volunteer:

EH&S Specialist and/or EH&S Officer

Duration of assignment:


Hours Needed and Proposed Schedule:

150, flexible schedule on week days during normal business hours

Assignment location:


Benefits of Volunteering:


Work experience 


Cha Yang

Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

Human Resources Risk Management Division


Special Consideration: Please acknowledge that you are able to perform the essential functions associated with this volunteer position, either with or without reasonable accommodation. If you need reasonable accommodation, please contact the City’s Reasonable Accommodation coordinator at (916) 808-8795.



Qualifications Required

  • Age Range Must be at least 18 or older

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon