Intern - Health and Safety

Date: Feb 11, 2024

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73118

Company: Chesapeake Energy

Our core values — integrity and trust, respect, transparency and open communication, commercial focus and change leadership — are the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. As a dynamic, growing company that offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, our employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of Chesapeake’s performance among our E&P competitors.

We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best, most creative talent on our team. We realize that, historically, underrepresented groups feel the need to be 100% qualified in order to apply. If you meet any combination of our requirements, we encourage you to apply. We strive to hire people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger.

Job Summary

Chesapeake Energy Corporation is interviewing for a full-time summer Health, Safety, Environmental and Regulatory internship position in our HSER Department.  An ideal candidate will be pursuing an undergraduate or master's degree in occupational safety management, engineering path, industrial safety, or occupational safety & health. Successful candidates will be able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, business driven environment. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supports the HSER team in the development, implementation, monitoring and continuous improvement of CHKS HSER programs, ensuring compliance with Federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.
  • Provide HSER support for designated projects as directed by HSE supervisor
  • Work to understand company HSER related metrics and provide recommendations to optimize performance
  • Learn to identify, understand, and mitigate hazards and risks associated with daily field operations and other risks that may impact organizational objectives.
  • Lead and/or participate in emergency response planning, drills, and real life scenarios
  • Participate in Industrial Hygiene testing and compliance activities as necessary
  • Assist in the development and implementation of technical documents including but not limited to Health and Safety standards, procedures, programs, Safety Alerts, and guidance documents.
  • Participate in Chesapeake internship activities and meetings
  • Participate in field activities to promote HSER programs and practices
  • At the end of the internship make a presentation to the HSER Leadership Team on the internship experience sharing best practices

Job Specific Skills

  • Values workplace safety and environmental responsibility.
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Projects initiative and solid judgment skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communications skills.
  • Able to effectively manage time and prioritize projects in order to meet established deadlines.
  • Demonstrate basic computer knowledge through effective use of a personal computer including Microsoft Office applications.  Able to learn company specific applications.
  • Able to travel to a field location for overnight stay.
  • Valid driver’s license


  • Pursuing an undergraduate or master degree in Occupational Safety Management, any Engineering path, Industrial Safety, Occupational Safety & Health or related field.
    • Graduating in December 2025 or later
  • 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) GPA or equivalent. 


Chesapeake Energy takes necessary action to ensure that all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


Chesapeake Energy Corporation's operations are focused on discovering and developing its large and geographically diverse resource base of unconventional oil and natural gas assets onshore in the United States.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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