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2024 Safety Specialist Intern - Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Perth!


Amazon is a company of builders. A  philosophy of ownership carries through everything we do — from the  proprietary technologies we create to the new businesses we launch and  grow. You’ll find it in every team across our company; from providing  Earth’s biggest selection of products to developing ground-breaking  software and devices that change entire industries, Amazon embraces  invention and progressive thinking. Amazon is continually evolving; it’s  a place where motivated employees thrive, and ownership and  accountability lead to meaningful results. It’s as simple as this: we  pioneer.

With every order made and parcel delivered, customer  demand at Amazon is growing. To meet this demand, and keep our world-class service running smoothly, we're growing our Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) team across  Australia and offering a 3 month internship to a WHS candidate.

Amazon  is looking for ambitious, curious and versatile candidates to join our unique world as interns. An Amazon Australia internship will provide you with an unforgettable experience in a fast-paced, dynamic and  international environment; it will boost your resume and will provide a  superb introduction to our activities.

As a Safety Specialist Intern, you will be a passionate advocate for creating and delivering safe yet efficient working environments. You must have  excellent analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills, be an  effective communicator, have a high sense of (internal) customer service and be able to work with cross-functional teams including Senior Management.

Please note, this role will be based on our corporate offices either in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Perth


  • Familiarize and help with the organization and WHS processes for the operations site
  • Assist the site WHS Manager and the site WHS teams in delivering safety processes and operations
  • Support safety process systems through participation in planned audits, inspections and injury prevention processes
  • Support day to day operational WHS requirements on site including participation in Daily deep dive meetings, weekly operational WHS meetings, site inspections and audits, incident investigations, risk  assessments, procedural implementation, compliance assessments
  • Analyze accident data and develop standards to ensure prevention of accidents
  • Help to develop safety procedures and implement training programs to  meet the needs of Managers and Associates in regards to critical safety issues
  • Reporting out on WHS requirements and trends, this can include deliver of WHS related induction or trainings


Your project will require you to work as part of the WHS team alongside the site operations team on a risk reduction project/Ergonomic and MSD Injury reduction project/ WHS Data and benchmarking project/ WHS Health and Wellness project (choice of projects)


We want to hire the world’s brightest minds, and offer them an environment in which they can relentlessly improve the experience for our customers.

  • Currently in the penultimate year of your university degree/qualification in Health & Safety, Engineering or similar discipline
  • Excellent analytical skills, preferably with proficiency in Excel (e.g. macros, pivot tables, complex formulas)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem-solving mind set with proactive issue resolution
  • You are able to demonstrate curiosity and pro-activity, which will allow you to gain greater autonomy in the course of the internship and make the most of your time with us to fully achieve your learning and development goals

Please note: Our internship dates are from early December 2024 – mid/ late February 2025, you will need to be available for those dates to be eligible.


  • Ability to work successfully in a fast-moving environment, and to meet tight deadlines and prioritise workload even when faced with conflicting priorities
  • Previous work experience – a summer job, internship; if it’s an experience in a related field or business, even better


We want to you to feel welcomed, included and valued right from the start. We know that your experiences will help us build a better world. So, if you are insatiably curious and always want to learn more, then you’ve come to the right place. You can expect to:

  • Define your goals, exceed them, and set new ones.
  • Think ahead and put long-term value over short-term wins. We believe in investing in your future.
  • To be the best version of yourself – to continuously evolve and improve
  • Become excellent at making fast decisions, taking calculated risks and fearlessly chasing excellence. 
  • Make the impossible, possible.

As an intern you can also expect; 

  • Competitive pay
  • Impactful project and internship/role deliverables
  • Hybrid working 
  • Networking opportunities with fellow interns 
  • Internships events such as speaker series, intern panels, Leadership Principles sessions, Amazon writing skills sessions.
  • Mentorship and career development

If you’re successful during your internship, you could be considered for a graduate role after finishing your university studies

Note:  Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. For an update on your status, or to confirm your application was submitted successfully, please login to your candidate portal. Please note that we are reviewing a high volume of applications and appreciate your patience.


All candidates will be invited to complete an online assessment which we encourage you to complete within 5 business days. Your application will then be reviewed for suitability for the role. If successful, you will be invited to attend a phone interview follow by two virtual interviews, focusing on our Leadership Principles. 

If you have a disability and need an adjustment during the application and hiring process, including support for the interview or onboarding process, please email us ( and put Applicant-Candidate Accommodation Request in the subject line for expedited processing. 

Applications and Assessment Process: Selected candidates will be invited to an online assessment, if successful you’ll attend a virtual interview focusing on our Leadership Principles. 

Have any questions? Please contact us at (

In the spirit of reconciliation Amazon acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to  land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an  equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of  race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation,  disability, age, or other legally protected attributes. 

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