United Airlines Intern - Environmental Affairs (Part-Time - Winter 2019) in Chicago, Illinois
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Environmental Affairs Department
Help United take actions today to shape an environmentally sustainable future.
Job overview and responsibilities
The United Airlines’ Environmental Affairs internship is designed to give enrolled students insights into environmental policy, compliance, sustainability, and environmental strategy within one of the largest airlines in the world. The internship combines a student's academic and career interests with valuable work experience in the commercial aviation environment.
The Environmental Affairs intern will serve as an internal consultant, providing business analyses to management of various operating divisions on environmental challenges and opportunities facing the airline. This may include the following areas of focus:
Supporting program area development for all environmental media
Measuring United’s environmental impact
Reducing United’s environmental impact
Support regulatory tool development and socialization/training
Auditing recycling and waste management procedures
Analyzing environmental policy landscape
The intern will also gather and analyze information, interpret data from various sources, and consider available solutions or alternative methods of proceeding. Additionally, the Environmental Affairs intern will study organizational changes, communications, information flow, and gathering and organizing information regarding environmental problems and procedures.
This is a part-time internship beginning in January 2019 at our office in Chicago.
A clear interest in and passion for environmental issues
Must be a current undergraduate student
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office suite programs
Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills
Solid interpersonal skills and able to adapt to a fast-paced, changing environment
Travel up to 25% may be required
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications
Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
Junior or Senior status in undergraduate
Science or Engineering degree in environmental focus area
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Division: 27 Environmental
Function: Intern - MBA & Undergrad
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled