Engineering Internship/Co-Op - Sustainable Solutions Corporation

Sustainable Solutions Corporation - Royersford, PA

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Job Description

Sustainable Solutions Corporation is revolutionizing business with a strategic, sustainable roadmap to success. We are a one-stop shop for businesses that need help with reducing their impact on our planet. We conduct Sustainable Operations Assessments for buildings and manufacturing facilities, Life Cycle Assessments, Health Product Declarations, Environmental Product Declarations, ENERGY STAR certifications, Energy Modeling, and Pay 4 Performance submissions.

Sustainable Solutions Corporation proudly serves international clients who are committed to turning sustainability into profitability. Our clients include Saint-Gobain, Merck, Unilever, Bosch, Stanley Black & Decker, Kohler Co., Roseland, and more. We are looking for talented individuals to help us empower positive global change.

Program Overview

The Sustainable Solutions Corporation Internship Program (SSCIP) is based at our headquarters in Royersford, PA. As an Engineering Intern, you will report to a dedicated and innovative Project Manager and have exposure to projects from a variety of industries, products, and services. In this role you will receive a concentrated education in sustainability practices and environmental assessments. This program attracts high-caliber candidates looking to immerse themselves in sustainability and project management. At the completion of the internship, the intern will have learned project management skills through hands-on experience and expert guidance. Our interns develop lasting relationships and business skills enabling them to launch a successful career. This internship is PAID and SSC Interns should expect to work at least 30-40 hours per week for 3-4 months.

"Accepting an internship at SSC was one of the best decisions I could have made in my professional career. The inclusivity and patience of the SSC team fosters a learning environment focused on the advancement of both personal and professional growth. At SSC, the position of intern is more than data entry and menial tasks; rather, SSC gives you the opportunity to provide meaningful contribution to a variety of projects." – Nicole Meyer, Fall 2018 Intern

SSC has openings for Fall (September) 2019 and Spring (January) 2020. Please indicate the internship cycle (Fall, Spring) you are applying for on the top of your resume before submitting. You must specify this or you will not be considered for the position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gain engineering and project management skills by supporting our teams to complete projects on-time and on-budget.
  • Acquire the skills to effectively communicate with all levels of an organization.
  • Compose and write technical reports and correspondence.
  • Learn how to proactively identify potential problems; propose recommendations for an effective solution.
  • Assist with weekly and on-demand reporting of all workflow activities.
  • Conduct site visits for information gathering purposes, as necessary.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Dependability is a MUST.
  • Possess a mature judgement and professional behavior.
  • Energetic, positive, flexible, and solution-oriented attitude.
  • Willingness to learn and master complex processes.
  • Maintain a high standard of work ethic, work area, and appearance.
  • Excellent logic and deduction skills
  • Enjoys a collaborative work environment.
  • Always maintains discretion and confidentiality.

Education

  • Currently enrolled and working towards (or recently graduated and holds) a Bachelor’s Degree in one of these fields: Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical Engineer, Materials Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Construction Management.
  • Availability to travel up to 10% of time, for information gathering purposes.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Excel skills.
  • AutoCad, MS Project, SimaPro, and eQuest is a plus, but not required.
  • Knowledge of the following areas are a plus, but not required: Sustainability, Construction Management or Architecture, Manufacturing, Project Management, Life-Cycle Assessments/ISO 14001 and ISO 14040, Material and Process Flow Analyses, FTC Green Guides, GHG Inventory Accounting, Environmental Product Labeling, Material Ingredient Reporting, Environmental Compliance for Air/Water/Waste; Energy Modeling, ASHRAE, Energy Star

Job Type: Internship

Salary: $18.00 /hour