Req ID: 26141
Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact. Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives.
Toxicology and Product Safety Internship
Important Position Information:
Date: Summer Internship (preferred work dates: 5/22/2017-8/18/2017)
Location: Wickliffe, OH, USA 44092
Department: Product, Safety and Compliance; Corporate R&D
Report to: Product Compliance Specialist and PSCD Internship Manager
Compensation: $18-20/hour plus housing to eligible candidates
Lubrizol offers a summer internship opportunity for students pursuing a degree in toxicology (or related science).
Toxicology and Product Safety Internship is for the rising junior or senior with a passion for toxicology or Pharmaceutical Sciences. This position will assist the department in ensuring Lubrizol products comply with applicable hazard communication and chemical control regulations. This highly interactive internship offers an opportunity to learn more about a career in global chemical regulatory compliance and hazard communication.
What will you gain from this internship opportunity?
Training and real work experience in industrial toxicology and hazard communications.
Opportunity to work with professionals across R&D, commercial teams as well as other regulatory areas.
Presentation, professional communication, and analytical skills you’ll need for working in a corporate environment.
Overall understanding departmental objectives and how they align with business strategies.
A day in the life
Assist in the review of toxicology data used in conducting health and environmental hazard assessments
Assist in the chemistry evaluations of Lubrizol products and raw materials to support our compliance management program.
Work with a product safety & compliance specialist to review and accurately record data in our compliance management system.
Maintain documents via the product safety & compliance SharePoint site.
Work with industrial toxicologists to establish testing protocols for Lubrizol products.
Work with hazard classification specialists in the assessment of toxicology data to determine global classifications.
Who are we looking for?
Top students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree Toxicology (or related science) from an accredited college or university
Desire and flexibility to commit to a 40 hour work week during the summer of 2017 at our Wickliffe, OH location.
Strong interest in and knowledge of toxicology
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Professional oral/written communication and interpersonal skills
Self-motivated and comfortable working in a team environment
With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio , Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States. For the last seven years Lubrizol has been named one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio, and in 2016 was judged as the number one workplace by Northeast Ohio’s annual Top Workplaces survey . Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, Northeast Ohio is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play . This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone – ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, indoor waterparks and zoos, ski resorts, museums, halls of fame, one of the longest water-fronts in the country, and the most concentrated square mile of art, cultural, education and health institutions in the nation. From making your heart race at Cedar Point, to attending a professional sporting event or biking or hiking through over the 100,000 acres of state parks , to catching a Broadway show at Playhouse Square – the second largest performing arts center in the country, you can make it happen right here in Cleveland, Ohio .
Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.