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Safety Student Intern

JP Cullen has a reputation of offering a strong intern experience to Safety Management, Engineering, and Construction Management Students.  We believe our interns should be offered an experience as true to real life as we can make it.  We know that if we offer students a challenging, true-to-life experience with a sense of accomplishment, our return will be a good pool of tested employees we can look at when we need to hire for permanent positions.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Work on agreed upon projects throughout the intern process (i.e. jobsite safety audit walks, updating forms, formal program creation, training programs, etc.) Submit projects in binder form (or electronic) for review and critique.
  • Complete job site safety audits to recognize and correct unsafe conditions and behaviors. Offer corrective actions and preventive measures as they are needed, presented in formal manner for documentation and reference.
  • Give presentations throughout the internship (i.e. leading some sort of topic at a meeting, an orientation or other corporate gathering. Prepare and Present an agreed upon number of presentations throughout the internship to develop or improve group speaking about topics, recommended 1 per month.)
  • Travel to jobsites for operations meetings, job/task safety training, audit purposes, or safety project planning. Take notes of observance and important aspects of the experience and the outcome of the meeting/ safety trainings, complete a one page write up for inclusion into the daily log.
  • Complete/assist with any accident/ incident investigation. Write a report of your experience, including pictures and drawings as needed for inclusion into formal internship project reference.
  • Keep up to date calendar.
  • Complete a daily log of activities, focusing on something that you learned each day. Format daily log with name, date, and detailed description of the duties/accomplishments for the day.
  • Complete safety audit reports and send to Superintendents for job sites visited.
  • Complete one Toolbox Talk a week and turn in to supervisor.
  • Review JP Cullen safety manual and understand best practices.
  • Attend Monday morning safety meetings, Ops plans, plan presentations, etc.


About JP Cullen

JP Cullen is a fifth-generation, family-owned, full-service construction management firm that specializes in budgeting, planning and constructing the tough jobs. Our clients recognize JP Cullen as experts at working within active construction sites where safety is of the utmost importance, discovering solutions for something that was said could not be done, and delivering projects on time, on budget, the right way, the first time. By tackling the toughest projects JP Cullen has created an expertise that is unrivaled.

While many things have changed over the course of 130 years, the JP Cullen values, which guide our decision making and create a sense of community, have not. We believe that our team and values are the greatest assets to our company culture. Our company is powered by individuals whose personal values drive to make a difference.

JP Cullen was ranked the Largest Construction Manager at Risk in Wisconsin by ENR magazine, and has been recognized as a “Top Workplace” for four consecutive years by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The company has offices in Janesville, Milwaukee and Madison areas.

JP Cullen is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. We promote diversity by proactively recruiting, hiring, and promoting women, minorities, disabled individuals, and veterans. JP Cullen provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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