|Summer Internship - Sustainability (San Mateo, CA)|
|Subsidiary Name:||Recology San Mateo County|
|Employment Status:||Temporary Full-Time|
Recology is a leader in the resource recovery industry. We provide services throughout California, Oregon, and Washington, including collection, transfer, disposal, landfill management, composting, and recycling. We are the largest employee-owned company in our industry and our success has stemmed from the dedication of our employees, the service we provide to our customers, and our genuine concern for a sustainable environment.
GROW WITH US
As the largest 100% employee-owned company in the resource recovery industry, Recology has a unique workplace culture that guides how we support employees, interact with our customers, service our communities, and care for our environment.
We encourage Recology employees to G.R.O.W. with Us professionally and personally by:
You can G.R.O.W. with Us by becoming our Summer Intern - Sustainability located in San Mateo, CA
The Recology internship program will take you outside the classroom and provide you with hands-on professional experience. Each intern will see first-hand the many facets of our business, as well as lead a project and experience how our employee-owners help communities reach their sustainability goals.
Recology is a vibrant organization, driven by the passion our employee-owners have for the commitment to provide quality services to our customers and become environmental stewards. We are looking for interns who are excited to help solve the challenges of resource recovery in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
Every Internship is Unique
Recology gives every intern a major initiative and guidance from professionals to ensure the successful completion of the project. Recology couples day-to-day work with experience in the field, attending local meetings, and knowledge sharing seminars.
After completing an internship, you are able to add real-world experience to your resume, and you have the potential to remain part of the Recology family.
SUSTAINABILITY (WASTE ZERO) INTERNSHIP
Recology sees communities as partners. If we don't work together to determine how to reach zero waste, it simply won't work. The Waste Zero Team works with our local communities and develops and delivers effective public education programs in franchise cities that support regional sustainability goals. Waste Zero Specialists coordinate recycling programs with local jurisdictions and educate existing and new customers on program elements and related Recology services. The team also monitors and researches relevant public policy issues that may impact various operational and business practices. The Waste Zero team also offers consultation and waste audits to help businesses and organizations save money and conserve resources.
*At this time, housing allowance is unavailable.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, AND ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
*Students in all majors are welcome to apply.
IDEAL CANDIDATE - The qualifications listed are typical of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of successful employees within this classification.
Skill and / or Ability to:
PROGRAM START DATES
We will have two (2) start dates, and two end dates. Intern candidates must be able to commit to one of the start dates and complete a continuous 12 week internship.
Upload a resume and include a cover letter detailing:
Applications should be submitted no later than March 2 nd , 2018. Each application will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Qualified candidates will be contacted via phone or email for interviews.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job; and pursuant to applicable law, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records. It is important that you provide accurate information on the job application, inaccurate information may cause delays in the processing of your application and/or may disqualify you as a candidate.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, effort, work conditions, and benefits associated with the job.