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Sustainability Apprentice (Intern)

Company Name:
Zappos.com
, Inc. is looking for a Sustainability Apprentice (Intern)!
Why join us? Our unique culture has made , Inc. and its subsidiaries one of FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For six years straight. Find out why:
Why else? Interns get free food and drinks on our campus, social
events
throughout the internship, and a 40% off discount on ! Please note this position is an entry level internship lasting 8 weeks for $16.00 an hour.
We're looking to recruit smart, forward-thinking problem solvers to join our world-class and fairly wacky team through our internships, so this is an opportunity to show us what you're made of.
Oh, and one more thing! Cover letters are cool, but do you know what's even cooler?! Show us who you are with a cover letter VIDEO! You will be able to upload one when applying for this position. (Video cover letters are not required, but if you wanna do one, we wanna see it!)
Position Overview:
We are seeking a passionate and experienced college level professional to join our sustainability team and support the Zappos Sustainability Manager on projects relating to reducing the environmental impact of Zappos' operations. The internship is expected to last eight weeks and will be in downtown Las Vegas.
Responsibilities:
Support projects that focus on energy, water, recycling, supply chain, green building operations, and outreach
Assess Zappos' office recycling and composting program
Develop internal (employee facing) and external (social media) communications related to sustainability
Review Zappos' private label apparel supply chain operations and exposure to risk
Calculate Zappos' carbon footprint from shipping activities and work with partners to create strategies to reduce carbon emissions
Observe Zappos' campus operations and make recommendations on how the building and occupants can improve based on LEED EBOM guidelines
Work closely with the Zappos Campus Operations and Development team on internal construction projects
Qualifications:
A Bachelor's or Master's degree in architecture, engineering, planning, building operations, environmental science, or allied field
LEED Accredited Professional desired
Ability to read, understand and interpret floor plans, elevations, sections, site plans, zoning maps, furniture plans, finish schedules, construction specifications and operational policies
Ability to prepare and deliver oral presentations to team members, clearly and effectively communicating complex ideas
Strong financial analysis, writing skills and technical publishing ability
Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Ability to work well both independently and on a team
A self-starter, detail-oriented and well organized
Passion for innovation, creativity, and sustainability
A sense of humor
, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and drug free workplace.

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