Summer 2024 Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Internship

Clearance Level
Chesapeake, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success




REQ#: RQ167182
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

GDIT Summer Internship Program – Summer 2024 Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Internship

Sponsorship is not available for this role.

At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn’t be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team.

What sets a GDIT internship experience apart from other organizations in the industry?

GDIT’s Summer Internship Program is designed with you in mind!  Our internship provides you the opportunity to be a part of a collaborative team that is helping to solve our clients’ most challenging matters. Throughout GDIT’s 10-week Summer Internship Program, you will have the opportunity to do the following:

  • Work side-by-side with GDIT professionals delivering work for clients. 
  • Collaborate with a team of peers to research and propose solutions to a current business challenge. 
  • Participate in a mentoring circle led by an early career champion.
  • Interact with GDIT leaders.
  • Participate in professional development.

How You’ll Make this Internship Opportunity Your Own

Our Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS)Internship is designed to make a direct impact on a broad variety of projects and help to co-create and deliver successful solutions to GDIT’s clients. As an Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS)Intern, you’ll play a key part in supporting Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS)projects that will support our company's goal and have a lasting impact on our clients.

A Day in the Life

  • Assist in supplying Health and Safety resources for shipyard personnel working on vessels under the general direction of the company Safety Officers.  Experience in ship repair and shipyard competent certifications preferred.
  • Assist in various safety training sessions and safety orientation.
  • Review information prior to job start to ready site and prepare assigned employees to ensure work is conducted accurately and safely
  • Assist in the preparation of written safety and environmental procedures for each project
  • Coordinate, schedule and conduct environmental, health and inspections, audits, and surveillances as directed by the Safety Officer
  • Assist with maintaining all required environmental, health and safety records and documentation
  • Coordinate collection and removal of all HAZMAT


The Must-Haves

  • Currently enrolled in an associate's, bachelor's or master's degree program in Marine Engineering, Transportation, or Environmental Engineering/Safety, or related discipline from a United States-based college or university. 
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Excel, and Teams)
  • Strong interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.

What You’ll Need to Deliver your best every day

  • Ability to build meaningful relationships with manager and members of your team in a remote environment.
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks, be self-aware enough to identify and correct your mistakes, and not be afraid to ask for help when needed.
  • Passion for problem-solving and finding solutions.
  • Be active in seeking out ways to develop yourself and gain new knowledge personally and professionally.
  • A sense of genuine, intellectual curiosity and a nimble mindset

What you Offer as a Stand-Out Candidate

  • Strong technical experiences as demonstrated through technical projects, research, or Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) internships.
  • Exceptional communication skills and interest and enthusiasm related to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS)
  •  You embrace new ideas and fresh thinking and seek out ideas different than your own.
  • Passion for technology and can navigate across complex and changing projects.

GDIT interns are paid and full-time (40 hours/week) for 10 consecutive weeks. Applicants should have a minimum of one semester remaining in their studies after their internship concludes. Take the first step and apply today!

Note: We receive a high volume of applications and review them on a rolling basis. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Our goal is to follow up with you within two weeks of your application.



Work Requirements
Years of Experience

0 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.