Student Internship Opportunities

Thank you for your interest. Student internship opportunities for the summer of 2024 are now closed. Please check back for 2025 opportunities.

About EHS

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety is a resource of highly trained safety professionals who serve the Yale community. We are dedicated to reducing injuries, accidents and environmental impact, and ensuring compliance. We achieve this by providing high-quality training, comprehensive workplace evaluation, emergency response, hazardous materials management from acquisition to disposal, and by managing regulatory information. Learn more about the history of Yale EHS.

About EHS Student Internships

The following student internship opportunities have been created to empower and inspire the next generation of talent by offering hands-on experience and exposure to a diverse range of viable professions. During the internships, selected interns will work alongside Yale EHS experts in various public health disciplines ranging from biological, chemical, and radiation safety to infection control to environmental affairs.

As part of our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) Plan, EHS is also excited to partner with students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to create opportunities for those interested in the STEM field.

Student Internships Opportunities

How to Apply

Please send us the following to apply for one of our EHS student internships:

  • A letter detailing your interest in the internship
  • Two references from an educator and/or an employer
  • Your resume or curriculum vitae

You can email or mail your documents to the addresses below:

By Email:

By Mail:

Yale University Environmental Health & Safety
Student Internship Program
135 College Street, Suite 100
New Haven, CT 06510

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by phone at 203-785-3550 or by email at  Direct your question to the EHS Student Internship Program and you will be put in touch with one of the internship coordinators.

Past Intern Stories

Professional Careers in EHS

Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety Careers (college students)