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Product, Safety & Compliance Intern

Everything we do starts with people.


Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. The path you choose today will have a big impact on the future. As an intern, you’ll be immersed in a global organization that currently employs over 40,000 colleagues around the world. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow with talented people who want to make a true difference.


Department & Position Summary


The Product, Safety & Compliance (PSC) department is in charge of administering and launching Field Service Actions (FSA) in the United States and Canada, which includes safety recalls. In addition to FSA, PSC is responsible for government reporting, safety compliance, New Car Assessment Programs, and Environmental Regulatory Compliance.


The Product, Safety & Compliance Intern will gain a vast knowledge of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) inner workings in regards to safety recall administration and material return. This Intern will be responsible for overseeing a program to eliminate the risk of used/recalled driver’s side steering wheel airbags from making their way back into vehicles in operation as reclaimed used automotive parts. This is a unique situation for Volvo, due to the fact that NHTSA will require Volvo to recover, track and properly destroy recalled airbags from a wide variety of locations. Volvo has never had to recover recalled parts in past recalls, as this program will require.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create/Develop documentation for tracking recalled airbags
  • Data analysis of recovered information – Serial number tracking/reporting
  • Provide support for data-driven solutions such as program design, data aggregation and data analysis.
  • Perform Data comparison/correlations of registered vehicles based on monthly customer registrations
  • Participation and collaboration in Recall working group/meetings
  • Maintain data updates on progress/performance tracking


Are you up for a challenge?


This is a great opportunity to join a career boosting 10-week program designed around your potential. You will have the opportunity to support different tasks and projects which include weekly learning sessions on various areas in the organization, individual career development supported by your manager and other department team members, out-of-the-office activities as well as fun-competitive events supported by the People Experience team.


Do you want to change the world with us?


We are looking for undergraduates who are full of energy, committed to success and eager to make a difference. We’re looking for team members who have the ability to drive results, has strong work ethic, and shows initiative. You need to be organized, agile, and curious to discover opportunities in a constantly changing business environment.

As an intern, you are results-oriented and committed to go the extra mile. We believe you are a great networker, and communicator. You are a team-player with a positive attitude, interested in developing yourself, others, and our business.

In order to be considered for this program, you need to be currently enrolled in a related Undergraduate degree program as a rising, Junior, Senior or anticipate graduating within the calendar year. Program is set to begin early June 2021.


Charleston, SC, US

Job requisition ID:  49730

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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