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2024 Summer Process Safety Engineering Risk Assessment Intern

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Location: Merrillville, IN, United States
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Req ID: R00933939-OTHLOC-282

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Job Title: Risk Assessment Intern

NiSource Internship Program Introduction 

The 12-week NiSource Internship program starting May 20th, is a multi-faceted development experience that provides our interns with challenging and meaningful work that impacts the communities we serve. As a NiSource intern, you will have the opportunity to learn from senior leadership and build professional relationships with employees across our company. The NiSource Internship program also incorporates workshops to learn about NiSource, the energy industry and infuses learning and development opportunities that sharpen your professional skills. The robust program will aid in building the fundamentals needed to enter the energy workforce upon graduation.


Process Safety Engineering Intern will fulfill functions essential to operational risk reduction. We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Process Safety Engineering Intern to assist our team in identifying, evaluating, and mitigating process hazards. As an intern, you will gain hands-on experience in the field of process safety engineering and have the opportunity to contribute to real-world projects.


  • Assist in conducting hazard identification and risk assessments (HIRA) for process facilities
  • Collaborate with engineers and designers to incorporate process safety principles into new and existing designs
  • Conduct research on process safety topics and prepare presentations for the team
  • Assist in developing and implementing process safety programs and procedures
  • Maintain awareness of industry standards and best practices related to process safety


  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program in Chemical Engineering, Safety Engineering, or a related field
  • Strong understanding of process safety principles and practices
  • Familiarity with HIRA methodologies
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • Competitive hourly wage
  • Opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the field of process safety engineering
  • Mentoring from experienced process safety engineers
  • Networking opportunities with industry professionals

To Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

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