2019 Summer Intern - Sustainability/ Environmental

  • Covanta
  • Morristown, NJ, USA
  • Dec 15, 2018
Internship- Paid Environmental Science - Engineering Renewable Energy Sustainability Waste Management - Recycling

Job Description

Position Description 

About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit www.covanta.com .

Information on our facilities is available at www.covanta.com/Covanta-Map . For career opportunities, visit www.covanta.com/Careers . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


The Sustainability Intern will assist with projects in corporate sustainability department. Projects may include assisting with the development of Covanta’s Sustainability Report and evaluation of sustainability rankings, ratings, and indices.  The intern may assist with other sustainability and environmental department projects as needed and time allows.

A sample list of projects is provided below:

  1. Assist with report to carbon disclosure project and other sustainability ratings / rankings
  2. Compile Covanta data for sustainability report 
  3. On line research for various projects that support report and sustainability indices

Position Requirements 

  • Pursuing Chemical, Environmental or related engineering degree or Environmental science or Sustainability or related undergrad major
  • Current Sophomore or Junior
  • Competent with computer software
  • Quantitative sustainability related experience, a plus

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Industry