Intern - Talent Acquisition at Waste Management (Houston, TX)

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Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Location Available: Houston, Texas

What is the value of a WM job?
Are you interested in joining a company that puts its people first, is committed to sustainability for this generation and generations to come and invests in your future? If so, then WM is the place for you. The value of a WM job is more than a paycheck. It's a way to create opportunities for you and your family.Start your tomorrow today and apply to join the family.

We Are Working for a Sustainable Tomorrow:Our mission is to leave the world a better place than we found it by helping its inhabitants find purpose in becoming its caretakers.
We Are People First:The members of the WM family are the foundation for our success. We foster an environment where all teammates feel welcomed, valued and seen.
We Are a Family:At WM we are nearly 50,000 people - from many places and many backgrounds, and it is our amazing differences that make us stronger.

Who are we? #WeAreWM
Ready to join the WM family? Click Apply to join the Waste Management team today.

Internship Program at WM
We at WM are grounded in our People First commitment which is reflected in our culture and values. Our Internship Program at WM is a 12-week paid program focused on supporting your education with experiential learning. As a WM Intern, you will interact with and conduct various duties and responsibilities for one or more functional teams to develop new skills and learn new areas of the business. Interns gain practical experience, relevant to their field of study, prior to college graduation.

The WM People Organization has a student work opportunity, specifically within the Corporate Talent Acquisition function. This individual will partner with the Talent Acquisition team to support our diversity initiatives. WM TA is looking to expand its Good Faith Effort by continuing to develop meaningful and long-term relationships to achieve a "world class" strategic diversity framework.

Example Deliverables:
  • Research and Partner with national and regional diversity organizations.
  • Develop Good Faith Effort catalog.
  • Create Good Faith Effort framework to support Talent Acquisition teams.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to provide a consistent approach across all of Total Talent Management.

This position will be located at our Corporate Office in downtown Houston, TX.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned and may vary by location.
  • Uses problem solving skills to determines problems and understand fundamental parts of the problem.
  • Conducts analysis as directed and prepares and delivers insights and recommendations based on analysis.
  • Synthesizes findings and draws conclusions from analyses and makes oral/written recommendations to supervisor and/or manager.
  • Executes tasks related to functional projects and/or process improvements.
  • Communicates issues and roadblocks related to areas of responsibility.

Education and Experience:

  • Education: Interns must have a high school diploma or GED (accredited) and be pursuing a bachelor's degree (accredited) in a field of study relevant to the internship. Completed Course Work Hours: 60.0
  • Experience: No prior work experience required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements:
  • Must be available to participate in the 12-week internship program from start to finish (Jun 1 - Aug 19, 2022)
  • Must be available to work 40 hours per week/standard working hours
  • Must have completed at least one year of college and be enrolled as a college student in the fall of 2022

Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently while maintaining attention to detail
  • Able to be flexible and adapt to changing situations while remaining positive
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse, collaborative team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)

Work Environment:

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the workday.
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds [specific to dept].
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) [specific to dept].
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements [specific to dept].
  • Normal setting for this job varies: office and or hybrid model and/or landfill/outdoor.
  • If applicable, it is required to have a quiet home workspace with internet access to complete job duties

About WM

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism, and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers (about the population of Texas) in residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

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More Information on Waste Management
Waste Management operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Houston, TX. It has 20513 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all jobs at Waste Management, click here.
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