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Environmental Field Chemist Internship

Company: Clean Harbors
Location: Irving
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

The Chemist internship program is designed for students interested in maintaining a sustainable environment. The intern will be responsible for tasks associated with handling, segregating, packing, and inspecting chemical waste. This position will work both indoors and outdoors at plants, labs, and customer sites assisting with lab packs, household hazardous waste (HHW) collections and lab moves. Interns can expect to participate in networking events and complete a final presentation at the conclusion of the program. We are searching for a reliable and team-oriented individual with an excellent commitment to safety to join our growing team during the Summer of 2024!

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority, and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Positive and safe work environments
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensuring that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times
    • Offloads containers from Van trailers upon arrival at the facility
    • Receives all incoming containers and properly codes all waste for disposal processing
    • Completes all paperwork associated with consolidation process and performs waste tracking operations through Clean Harbors proprietary software, WIN
    • Assures all drums are assigned proper disposal process code and/or outbound profile, responsible for knowledge of Clean Harbors proprietary WIN system applicable to receiving, routing and billing of drums
    • Conveys critical verbal and written information to internal and external stakeholders
    • Ensures real time tracking of all containers via Clean Harbors WIN system in conjunction with handheld scanners
    • Supply management in their area of responsibility, and best management practices including proper housekeeping.


      What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

      • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent
      • Must be pursuing a bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline (Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Sciences, etc) and be in their Junior or Senior year.
      • Must have a valid Driver's License.

        40-years of sustainability in action. At Clean Harbors, our mission is to create a safer, cleaner environment through the treatment, recycling, and disposal of hazardous materials. Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is on-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology - come be part of the solution with us.

        Join our safety focused team today! To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

        Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

        Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company

Keywords: Clean Harbors, Irving , Environmental Field Chemist Internship, Other , Irving, Texas

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