Health & Safety Intern

Fairfax, Virginia
Feb 28, 2023
Mar 31, 2023
Full Time
Dewberry is currently seeking a Health and Safety Intern to join either our Fairfax, VA or Orlando, FL office for Summer 2023 to assist the Safety Department with a variety of projects and initiatives designed to drive continuous improvement through all facets of Dewberry's Health and Safety Program. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to gain valuable experience and learn alongside experienced safety professionals. The Safety Intern will report directly to the Director of HSE and partner with HSE Managers.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,300 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Assist in the development and production of safety videos and other training material
  • Conduct office and project site safety visits & evaluations in the local area
  • Assist with development of safety toolbox talks and Activity Hazard Analyses ( and/or Job Hazard Analysis )
  • Assist with management of data in the safety management system
  • Assist with management of general safety-related tasks, such as telematics and employee PPE ( personal protective equipment ) programs

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in a safety-related field
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work in a team environment
  • Self-driven and proactive with accomplishing tasks
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks
  • Advanced written communication skills, and able to transform technical information into meaningful content for internal audiences
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Displays willingness to learn and develop in a team environment
  • Ability to travel as needed ( negotiable )

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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