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Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. Safety & Health Intern in Springfield, Missouri

Discover a POWERful career at Associated Electric! Our organization offers challenging and rewarding work with career development and internal mobility opportunities - all within a family friendly and community centric culture. Our purpose is simple - to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy for our member-owners. At Associated Electric, one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation, opportunities to gain valuable experience and contribute new ideas in an ever-changing industry are endless.

We are currently seeking a student in an environmental curriculum to fill a summer internship in the Environment, Health, and Safety Department (EH&S) at our Headquarters facility in Springfield, Missouri. This is a paid internship that offers employment during Summer 2022. Normal working days are Monday through Friday. You could also potentially receive course credit while working at AECI! Contact your school’s career center for more information.

Qualified applicants will be currently enrolled in an occupational health/safety, environmental science, computer science, biology, chemistry, or a related applied science field, and have successfully completed two (2) years of work towards a bachelor’s degree. We are seeking an individual with strong computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a strong statistical and analytical background. Experience in Microsoft SharePoint is desired. The HQ Safety intern will the opportunity for travel to plants for work assignments.

As part of the Environmental, Health, and Safety Department (EH&S), this position may include projects in the following areas:

  • Participate in EH&S Compliance audits at multiple plant locations

  • Provide support for safety permitting software & chemical inventory management software

  • Organizing safety events/trainings

  • Managing PPE inventory and fit testing

  • Other projects as assigned

To apply for this position, please visit You will be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e. resume, cover letter). AECI is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. Please contact us if you require assistance in filling out an application. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to an appointment.

Internal/External Posting Date: 8/30/2021

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Discover a POWERful opportunity at Associated Electric Cooperative.About 910,000 homes, farms and businesses count on their rural electric cooperatives to deliver electricity 24/7. And they do with power from Associated Electric, the wholesale power supplier to six regional generation and transmission cooperatives (G&Ts) that serve 51 local electric cooperatives in Missouri, southeast Iowa and northeast Oklahoma. Each employee at Associated Electric plays a part in providing economic and reliable power to member-owners. Associated employs about 700 people full time at one Arkansas and three Missouri locations, offering employment opportunities across a wide spectrum of technical, operational and professional disciplines. The cooperative is committed to employees and provides a competitive compensation and benefit package, as well as opportunities for personal and professional development. Associate Electric has many strengths: tremendous generation and transmission assets; a strong balance sheet; and a dedicated, talented workforce. If you are ready to work with a company whose financial position and credit ratings continue to be among the best in the country and in a work environment where leaders truly care about the well-being of the workforce, you have come to the right place.