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11/7/2019
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Republic Services, Inc. | Houston, TX
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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:Republic Services' internship program is designed to provide an opportunity to learn about our Company and various aspects of our industry and business. The Intern will gain valuable business experience by holding a position within a functional area (department) and by executing a project or series of tasks that improves or is related the function related to their courses of study or desired career paths. For example, the Intern will be responsible for completing specific tasks such as analyzing functional processes, identifying opportunities for improvement or growth, gathering and analyzing data, investigating and helping to resolve any data discrepancies, and/or preparing communications. The Intern will interact with various functional leaders to develop new skills and learn about the solid waste and environmental services industry. The Intern is supported throughout the internship by a mentor/coach who is not the direct supervisor. An experience review takes place for all internships during which the Intern presents the outcome of his/her project/tasks to leadership.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Performs assigned tasks in various functional areas to learn about the solid waste and environmental services industry and business operations
* Analyzes data and/or potential issues and makes recommendations for potential solutions to management
* Contributes to departmental goals and identifies improvement growth opportunities while participating in activities in functional areas such as Operations, Finance, Accounting, Maintenance, Sales or Administration
* Performs analysis of data, information and research
* Identifies and communicates potential issues related to assigned work
* Executes and completes specific tasks and project deliverables identified by functional managers within the timeframe of the internship program. Creates documents and correspondence pertaining to project deliverables
* Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Active pursuit of a Bachelor's or Master's Degree
* Current grade point average of 3.0 or higher

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

* High school diploma or G.E.D.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

About Republic Services, Inc.

Republic Services, Inc. is a provider of services in the domestic non-hazardous solid waste industry. Its operations primarily consist of the collection, transfer and disposal of non-hazardous solid waste. The Company provides non-hazardous solid waste collection services for commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers through 400 collection companies in 40 states. It also owns or operates 242 transfer stations, 213 active solid waste landfills and 78 recycling facilities. As of December 31, 2008, its operations were organized into four regions: Eastern, Central, Southern and Western. Each of the Company's regions and substantially all its areas provide collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services. In December 2008, Republic Services, Inc. and Allied Waste Industries, Inc. announced that they have completed their merger to create a waste and environmental services provider. The combined company is named Republic Services, Inc. (Source: 10-K)