ERM South Africa Internship – Industrial Risk

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18 Nov, 2011

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Internships in South Africa

ERM is one of the world’s largest sustainability consultancies. We are looking for dynamic young professionals to join our team of experts in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria offices. We work on projects across Africa that require a broad range of skills and services.

Industrial Risk (Risk) is one of ERM’s primary services provided to clients. The Risk mission is to help corporations meet regulatory standards, reduce risks and plan for emergencies.
Specific services provided under the Risk umbrella include:
Regulation-compliant Quantitative Risk Assessments
Screening Assessments
Major Hazard Installation (MHI) Site Registration
On-site Emergency Response Training and Coordination of Mock Drills
Consultation on Risk Reduction Options combined with Cost-benefit Analyses
Process Safety Management Systems and Audits
Hazard Identification and Hazops
ERM is running a bursary programme for Post-Graduate students. If you wish to apply you will need to submit an essay of up to 3,000 words along with your application. Below is the topic for the essay.
What do you think could have been done differently in managing the Industrial Risks for the following incidents?
February 27, 2008: Georgia sugar refinery explosion in USA
April 20, 2010: Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Gulf of Mexico
March, 2011: Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan
When the essay is complete, it must be merged with your CV. Only 1 attachment can be included with your application and we desire both your CV and the essay in that attachment
A full list of services provided by ERM is shown below. To apply for an Internship in a different area, you will need to select the appropriate requsition through the ERM Careers website.
Contaminated Site Management
Remediation and Construction Management
Energy Management and Climate Change
Mergers and Acquisitions
Sustainability Assessments and Reporting
Social Impact Assessments
Resettlement Planning
Environmental Impact Assessments
Compliance Assurance
Environmental Management Systems
Quantification and Management of Catastrophic Risk
Groundwater Modelling and Resource Studies

Please submit your CV/essay document and a brief cover letter utilizing the link below. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a pre-interview questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM.

ERM is the world’s leading provider of environmental, health and safety, risk and social consulting services. We have 130 offices in 40- countries, employing over 3,600 professionals providing the best global platform in the industry. For more than 30 years, we have been delivering innovative solutions to leading business and government clients, to help them manage environmental risks and challenges within their organizations. In doing so, we have become one of the world’s largest and most successful environmental consulting firms offering a range of compliance assurance, impact assessment planning, site investigation and remediation, and corporate advisory services.

Our people are outstanding, our workplace is energized! And we continuously strive to be the preferred place for environmental and other professionals to build meaningful and rewarding careers.
ERM – Delivering sustainable solutions in a more competitive world.

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