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Intern - Project Manager, Environmental Sustainability

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

PROJECT MANAGEMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY INTERN
The Project Manager, Environmental Sustainability Intern will be a member of a team passionate about the global effort to make a positive impact on people and the planet in support of the company's goal towards net-zero emissions. You'll have the opportunity to grow and learn in a culture that empowers your development. We have created an inclusive, global environment that values the power of diverse talent, backgrounds, and experiences to drive speed, efficiency, innovation, and growth. Our internship program will give you a chance to get real world business experience and build your network before graduation. We are seeking a passionate, responsible intern to join our growing organization. In this position, you will be expected to learn about our areas of focus and why they are important to the business and our goal to achieve net-zero by 2050.
You will focus on learning how our organization runs and can be expected to gain valuable insight that can cultivate your interest in your chosen career field. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. With revenues of $40 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our 100,000+ employees the resources and opportunities to make relevant contributions to the world. The customers we serve fall within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and address challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications.
SUMMARY OF INTERNSHIP:
This internship provides an opportunity for students focused on environmental sustainability and an interest in project management to get hands-on experience creating business cases and managing the implementation of important projects that support the corporation's net-zero goals. This is a full-time, paid position running from May through August 2023, and will report to Program Management on the sustainability team.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Learn about the team's focus areas in environmental sustainability.

Create business case(s) for project(s) including supporting data.

Under guidance from Sr. Program Manager:
Understand current process for area of focus
Create project plan and implementation timeline
Calculate or have calculated, the ROI and CO2 benefit
Co-lead core team meetings
Ensure accurate and timely project execution
Coordinate project status updates in accordance with project management standards; maintain meeting minutes, action items, agendas, identification of the critical path and scorecard creation
Co-lead implementation
Close project with documented summary of actions taken and savings realized
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
MS Office products (Excel, Outlook, Teams)

Process improvement mindset

Problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently with minimal oversight
Team player
Excellent communicator - written and oral
Ability to juggle multiple priorities
Passionate about environmental sustainability
Ability to commute to the Carlsbad, CA office
QUALIFICATIONS:
Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in one of the following areas of study (or similar):
Sustainability

Environmental Science

Public Health
Business

Keywords: Thermo Fisher Scientific, San Diego , Intern - Project Manager, Environmental Sustainability, Executive , Carlsbad, California

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