Intern, EHS
Columbia, SC EHS
Job Type

FN America, LLC is a U.S. subsidiary of FN Herstal, S.A., a global leader in the development and manufacturing of high-quality, reliable firearms for military, law enforcement and commercial customers worldwide. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia with manufacturing operations in Columbia, South Carolina, FN America is passionately committed to providing its customers with a portfolio of FN-branded products, training and support services that enhance user performance and safeguard their lives. For more information, visit us at or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

FN America offers a full-time, paid summer internship program to students that will provide interns with a practical real-world, career-related experience within a professional setting. Our program offers an opportunity for students to apply the knowledge and theories learned in the classroom to the world of work. Our goal is to ensure that interns have a productive and positive learning experience.

As an EHS Intern, you will:

  • Conduct statistical analysis of incidents by ranking probability, severity, and frequency of failure modes.
  • Identify and provide guidance to address unsafe behaviors.
  • Be able to track improvements through statistical analysis of incident and Good Catch Pareto data.
  • Assist the EHS department in launching FNA's Behavior Based Safety Program using Pareto data to identify trends and solutions for at-risk behavior, create an observation checklist, develop training for the new program for BBS Coaches, and develop a BBS Managing for Daily Improvement (MDI) board for Tier 1 and Tier II meetings.


  • Familiarity with Microsoft applications.
  • The ability to effectively communicate to various levels of the organization.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.

Preferred Degree Program: Occupational Safety and Health or Psychology.

Internship Program Dates: May 13-August 2, 2024 (12 weeks)


The intern must:

  • Be a full-time enrolled student, in good standing with an accredited educational institution.
  • Be an undergraduate (rising Junior or senior) or graduate student.
  • Have a 2.8 GPA or higher with no academic or corrective action on record.

For consideration, interested applicants are required to:

  • Apply for the internship through FN America’s career site.
  • Provide a resume.
  • Provide college transcripts (unofficial is acceptable).
  • Provide two professional letters of recommendation.

Working Conditions

Typical office environment with some travel between buildings and to other locations required. May be exposed to loud noises, toxic chemicals, and dangerous machinery when on the plant floor.

All FN America employees have a responsibility to participate in the development of a safe and healthy workplace and to comply with instructions given for their own safety and health and that of others.

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

FN America, LLC is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.

If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call: 803-736-0522. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

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