Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Thousand Oaks


Amgen’s Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHSS) department in our Thousand Oaks, CA headquarters is looking for a graduate student interested in a 12-month Co-Op assignment.

Relocation in the form of a transportation allowance will be provided for eligible candidates.

The position will be responsible for the following:

Assist with providing support for the office Ergonomics program including performing office ergonomic assessments.

Assist in the assessment of physical and chemical hazards and implementation of control strategies.

Assist in the continuous improvement of compliance programs: e.g. Ergonomics, Hearing Conservation, Respiratory Protection, Radiation Safety, Environmental Compliance Programs, and Industrial Safety.

Perform audits and inspections: e.g. Hazardous Waste, compliance inspections

Performs other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

Amgen requires that all individuals applying for a graduate internship or a co-op assignment at Amgen must meet the following criteria:

18 years or older

Graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA or equivalent

Completion as a first year graduate student before internship starts and currently enrolled in a MBA program for a MBA internship OR a Master’s program for a Masters internship OR a PharmD program for a PharmD internship OR PhD for a PhD internship from an accredited college or university

Enrolled in an accredited college or university following the potential internship or co-op assignment

Must not be employed at the time the internship starts

Preferred Qualifications

In the process of completing the first year of a Master’s program with an emphasis in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences or Industrial Hygiene

Previous experience with industrial hygiene instrumentation

Firm applied knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations

Working knowledge of industrial hygiene principles and practices

Strong written, verbal and organizational skills

Computer literate including MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint

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Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

About the company

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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