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Recycling / Environmental Intern

Unpaid Internship

9 days ago



The intern position at UsedCardboardBoxes & UCBZeroWaste will assist with general office, HR, IT, Accounting, ZeroWaste and Marketing activities. The Intern will work with UCB teams and outside vendors as well. The Intern will be responsible for research, data entry, filing and general coordination. The UCB Intern may also be working on specific projects and/or campaigns that are UCB department specific. The Intern will be expected to learn the policies and procedures of UCB and adhere to those. 


  • Run general industry related errands 
  • Manage databases and input data and records 
  • Research and gather documentation to present to their direct supervisor 
  • Attend meetings and take notes to better position themselves to assist 
  • Perform any administrative duties as assigned 


Knowledge and Skill Requirements 

  • Attention to detail 
  • Positive attitude 
  • Willingness to learn 
  • Computer proficiency 
  • Microsoft Office proficiency 
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Education Requirements 

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent 
  • Attending a college or university

About UsedCardboardBoxes & UCBZeroWaste

UsedCardboardBoxes and UCBZeroWaste (UCB) design, implement and manage large-scale waste reduction programs that help companies reduce waste (cost) and increase recycling & reuse (revenue). We help companies get to Zero Waste to Landfill at no out-of-pocket cost. UCB has created tremendous value at many of the largest manufacturers, distributors and retailers in North America, including McCormick Spice (World's Most Sustainable Food Manufacturer) where UCB manages all waste across 15+ plants. UCB's Mission: Creating profit by reducing waste… with integrity and transparency. UCB's Vision: To create $1,000,000,000 ($1B) in net savings for our client base, by reducing waste (cost) and increasing recycling and reuse (revenue).
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Skills you'll need for this internship

    agricultural research
    field work
    soil science
    agricultural production


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What happens after you send in your application?

UsedCardboardBoxes & UCBZeroWaste has not provided an expected interview date. We asked UsedCardboardBoxes & UCBZeroWaste what they would do if an applicant does not move forward in the hiring process, and this is what they said: “The hiring manager will contact the applicant to discuss other job opportunities.”

UsedCardboardBoxes & UCBZeroWaste also indicates this role is likely to convert to full-time.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

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That get hired for this type of internship

  • Biology17%

  • Environmental Science10%

  • Environmental Studies8%

  • Management Science6%

  • Geology Earth Science5%

  • 194 other majors51%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • National Park Service
  • US Fish And Wildlife Service
  • US Forest Service
  • Student Conservation Association
  • Philadelphia Zoo
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Los Angeles, CA | $5,264/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,180

  • Miscellaneous$950

  • Food$486

  • Transportation$339

  • Utilities$309


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