🚀 Internship

Summer Placement - Waste & Logistics

Buro Happold

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2mo ago

🚀 Summer

Manchester, +2

Apply by Jan 20

Description

Thus, this role provides an exciting opportunity for someone at the beginning of their career in the Circular Economy. Gaining experience in the specific and exciting sector of waste and goods management planning. The work involves coordination with many other environmental, engineering and scientific disciplines, becoming involved in a range of projects all with a view to improving the way that people live and connect with their local environment.

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Area of Responsibilities

Sustainability
Logistics

Responsibilities

Contribute to developing creative ideas, strategies and new service offers which aim to better understand and manage waste and products in new developments;Carrying out studies, research and analysis relating to waste and goods management for specific projects;Technical report writing including contributing to waste and logistics strategies, audits, site visits and design reports; andAssisting with project management including budgets for specific assignments and projects.
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Requirements

Ideally, the candidate will be studying towards a degree or master’s level in a relevant discipline, for example, Environmental Sciences, Waste Management, Logistics, Behavioural Sciences, Geography or Sustainable Development. However; relevant academic achievement will need to be matched with a demonstration of a candidate’s passion and enthusiasm for the better management of materials and waste. In addition, a candidate could demonstrate skills and knowledge in: Understanding of construction sector and ability to interpret engineering and planning drawings Awareness of key environmental issues affecting building operations Proficient in handling Excel spreadsheets and standard office software Pro-active attitude in regard to project work and in the support of other job leaders; andBeing aware of timetables for their own deliverables and maintaining good relationships with other stakeholders inside and outside the companyWe support hybrid working however as a professional at the start of their career journey we actively encourage and support working from the office, learning from peers and engaging workplace face to face conversations, workshops and problem sharing.
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Education requirements

Masters