Fall Internship
Job Details
Research Center - Richburg, SC
$12.00 - $20.00 Hourly
Entry Level

Would you like to be part of a team working together to build safer, stronger homes and businesses?

Would you like to assist in conducting research on full-size buildings by subjecting them to Category 3 hurricanes, hailstorms, or wildfires? Would you like to get real-world experience while earning your degree? If so, we need you!

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), is searching for talented individuals for internships with our team at our Research Center in South Carolina, our Tampa office or even remotely! Interns work closely with world-class professionals such as engineers, scientists & communication professionals to develop custom, state-of-the-art instrumentation and electrical solutions, construct buildings and/or test samples of building systems, and run lab equipment to conduct scientific research which will lead to stronger, safer buildings that are more disaster-resistant.

Communication and Media students get hands on experience working with marketing, social media, webinars and other creative assets geared towards the media and our member companies.

IT students can be prepared to work with the latest technology in web design, research app development and high volume storage solutions.

If Engineering is a career that interests you, at IBHS we specialize in mechanical, building and wind engineering to further understand Mother Nature's perils on the built environment.

Meteorology students can revel in our work projects, whether your passion is in broadcast media or weather related research and analysis.

Wildfire is rampant in part, due to climate change. Join the growing movement at curbing the danger in the suburban wildfire interface with community spread and better home design.

In any case, IBHS is THE place for you to make a difference before you even graduate from your chosen field. IBHS is changing communities and lives, one home and business at a time. Join us and begin your exciting adventure in a career in resiliency!


Internships are available in the following areas. Responsibilities will include these projects, as well as others.


  • Perform standardized testing and record performance

  • Image and video collection

  • Data collection and reporting


  • Analyze large data sets

  • Provide insight into the data trends

  • Communicate results




  • Photography/videography production

  • Social media content development

  • Public Affairs; work with news outlets


  • Web Development

  • System administration

  • network, data and storage assignments


  • Build test specimens

  • Project Management

  • Carpentry, masonry, electrical, instrumentation


  • HR/Accounting/Membership support
  • Facilities management
  • Legal/Public Policy



Drug-free Workplace, Equal Opportunity Employer & E-Verify Employer

  • Successful candidates must:

    • be interested in working with and developing state-of-the-art technology in a one-of-a-kind laboratory;

    • be organized, detail-oriented, and have a willingness to learn new technologies;

    • strive for the highest quality of work, following precise instructions;

    • work well in a collaborative multidisciplinary environment;

    • be excellent problem solvers, both individually and as part of a team;

    • be good communicators, with excellent writing and speaking skills;

    • have basic computer skills including Microsoft Windows® and Office®; and

    • be enrolled in a college/university/technical program for credit (internship may/may not be awarded credit).

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