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1/22/2020
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Ergonomics Intern
Actua Corporation | Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Job Description

THE OPPORTUNITY:

* Seeking interns for April/August 2020 - This position will be based out of our Ann Arbor, MI office.

We are seeking an organized, self-starter who is excited to begin a career in ergonomics. Our interns to work under the direct supervision of experienced certified professional ergonomists. Their role is to perform ergonomics analyses on industrial job tasks and help development an effective improvement plan for our clients. Interns work in a variety of industries including manufacturing, automotive, pharmaceutical, and food & beverage. Projects range from two days to two weeks, and occasionally opportunities to travel throughout the continental US may arise.

The ideal candidate will possess a positive attitude, enthusiasm, great people skills, a willingness to learn and an ability to effectively work with a variety of personalities. We use a team approach, combined with one-on-one education to bring out the best in people.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT AREN'T LIMITED TO:

* Assessing industrial workstations using proven analysis and solutions methods.
* Working with our consulting and design team to develop detailed solutions to identified ergonomic challenges.
* Participating in the delivery of VelocityEHS' highly-regarded training and workshop programs
* Conduct research on scientific articles, summarize and present findings to team internally

MINIMUM SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimal Skills and Qualifications:

* Pursuing a bachelor's degree in one of the following: Kinesiology, Human Kinetics, Biomechanics, Human Factors, Industrial Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or equivalent degree
* Experience maintaining a high level of activity, managing multiple ongoing projects, and working effectively in a team environment
* Strong written and verbal communication
* Detail oriented and self-motivated
* Experience working independently, but can also can be an effective team member
* Pro-active learner and open to constructive feedback

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

* Pursuing a Master's degree
* Industrial work experience

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:

At VelocityEHS (formerly MSDSonline) we're all about helping companies around the world promote a safer work environment for their employees. We develop innovative on-demand (cloud-computing technology) safety and compliance management solutions that enable our customers, environmental health and safety (EHS) professionals in a wide range of industries, to work faster and more cost-effectively in administering their overall safety compliance programs.

Headquartered in the heart of downtown Chicago, VelocityEHS is much more than just a place to work. VelocityEHS has cultivated a unique environment where success is both a journey and an everyday occurrence. We work hard and play hard because we love what we do. We place a high value on teamwork, and at the same time, look for individuals who are self-motivated and willing to take risk to help the company advance.

VelocityEHS offers many benefits, including: paid time off, health/dental insurance, 401(K) plan, casual dress, transit benefit program and more. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.