Environmental Co-op/Intern - Fall 2021
at Honda (U.S.)

Date Posted: 4/16/2021

Job Description

Environmental Co-op/Intern – Fall 2021  

This job description reflects potential openings for the Fall 2021 Co-op/Internship Session (September–December).This is a general job description and represents multiple openings in various departments. Honda offers both single and multi-semester co-ops and internships. College students must apply to the requisition pertaining to their major and semester of interest. 


Please note: Sponsorship for employment visa status for these positions is unavailable. Applicants requiring sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future (e.g., F-1 CPT/OPT, H-1B, TN, etc.) will not be considered.


What Makes Honda The Best? 

Are you an innovator? Honda’s core values are what make our company unique. 

  • Dreams:  The Power of Dreams mentality drives our team to create intelligent products that enhance mobility and increase the joy in people’s lives. 
  • Joy and Passion: The joy we experience at Honda is fueled by our dreams and passion. 
  • Challenging Spirit:  Honda’s challenging spirit pushes us to set and reach ambitious goals. Honda is voluntarily reducing 50% of carbon dioxide emissions in our products by 2050 and developing technology to reduce the number of collisions to zero by 2040. 
  • Respect for the individual: This core value pushes our associates to contribute at the highest level and work effectively on a team. 

If your goals and values are at the same speed as Honda’s, we want you to join our team! 

  Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, and Industrial Hygiene co-op/intern opportunities typically exist in the following areas, projects may include:    

Manufacturing (Paint or Stamping): Project management, problem analysis, production support, investigates new technologies and implements countermeasures. Review existing equipment and assist the EH&S (Environmental Health and Safety) Coordinator with the specifications for new equipment for the department. Assist with updated ergonomic evaluations and document findings in current tracking system. Assist in the evaluation of proposed new model processes to minimize incoming ergonomic risks. Assist with reviews for 'Routine vs. Non Routine' activities as they pertain to production and maintenance. Assist with air compliance testing. International Organization for Standardization (ISO) document evaluation and update as needed. Complete and submit State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) reports and recommend improvements. Audit submitted SERC reports. Implement Tank Management project. Make recommendations to improve SERC/Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) process management. Support special projects such as new model launch or process modifications. 


Environmental: Prepare Hazardous Chemical Inventory reports for Ohio EPA. Track chemical use and waste generation. Waste samples and profiles. Update Title V Air Permit Applications. Sort and organize MSDS. Schedule and track associate respiratory and audiometric testing. Breathing air testing in all departments. Lead paint sampling to determine percent lead and lead simulations to determine air concentrations. Additional sampling projects as needed. 


Safety Services: Plan, collect, process and communicate Industrial Hygiene samples (air and noise) to support Honda of America Mfg. operations.  Support company safety program development and training program activities such as, but not limited to, confined space program, respiratory protection program, personal equipment program, lead compliance activities, and hearing conservation program. 


What you need to be successful in the role: 

• General coursework    

Desired Skills: 
• Intro to environmental studies
• Safety related coursework
• Manufacturing related coursework 

   Program Requirements:    

Class Status: Sophomore (by credit hour) or above 


Term: Minimum of 10 weeks required at 40 hours per week 


Degree: Candidate must be enrolled in a Bachelor degree program studying Environmental Science, Occupational Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene or related field. 


Location: (Positions could be located at the following) 

• Anna, OH (45 minutes north of Dayton, OH)  

• Marysville, OH (45 minutes northwest of Columbus, OH)  

• East Liberty, OH (55 minutes northwest of Columbus, OH)   

• Russells Point, OH (30 minutes northwest of Marysville, OH)         Honda Facilities/Operations:    

Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc.  
Honda of America Manufacturing turns cutting-edge technology into world-class vehicles at three Ohio manufacturing facilities. In Ohio, Honda manufactures many of the most popular, highest-quality vehicles sold in the United States. 


Marysville Auto Plant – Marysville, OH 

Manufacturing operations include Assembly, Weld, Paint, Engineering Services, Stamping, Plastics, Material Services, and Vehicle Quality. 


East Liberty Auto Plant – East Liberty, OH 

Manufacturing operations include Assembly, Weld, Paint, Engineering Services, Stamping, Plastics, Material Services and Vehicle Quality 


Anna Engine Plant – Anna, OH 

Manufacturing operations include Assembly, Drivetrain Manufacturing, Ferrous Manufacturing, Material Services, Engine Quality, Casting and Machining 


American Honda Motor Co., Inc. – Marysville, OH
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. provides strategic and operational support for Honda’s operations in the North American region. 

Honda Engineering North America, Inc. – Marysville, OH & Anna, OH 
Honda Engineering is responsible for the development of manufacturing processes, systems and equipment used to build Honda products. It is a major supplier of all types of manufacturing equipment and tools including machining, casting, forging, stamping, painting, welding and assembly. 


Honda Transmission Manufacturing of America, Inc. –Russells Point, OH 
Honda Transmission Mfg. of America is the leading manufacturer of high-quality automatic transmissions for Honda and Acura. 


Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, LLC – Greensburg, IN 

Honda Manufacturing of Indiana is Honda's newest North American auto plant. Manufacturing operations include Assembly, Body Manufacturing, Paint, Material Services, Purchasing and Vehicle Quality. 

Job Snapshot

About Us

Honda opened its first U.S. operations in 1959. Since then, the company has grown to directly employ more than 32,000 associates in North America who are responsible for the design, manufacturing and sales and distribution of not just Honda and Acura vehicles, but also power products, ATVs, motorcycles and even jets. The experience, focus and dedication of this team has led to countless product awards for product quality and dependability throughout the years.

Honda has remained committed to continued growth in North America. The company invested more than $1 billion in its manufacturing operations in 2012. While Honda celebrated 30 years of auto production in North America in 2012, the company's seven auto plants combined to produce nearly 1.7 million vehicles - a new record for this region.

Honda is built on realizing the dreams of individuals, reinforced by the global slogan "Power of Dreams." We are always looking for bright, ambitious associates who are open to new ideas, embrace individual respect, and have a strong commitment to improving society and the environment. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, which may include:

  • Comprehensive Health Care Plans
  • Pre-Tax Spending Account
  • Competitive Retirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays/ Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Product Purchase and Lease Programs
  • Volunteer Community Involvement Programs
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Vehicle Safety Training Program
  • Credit Union Membership

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