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State of Massachusetts Contracted Student Interns in Boston, Massachusetts

Municipal Waste Reduction Branch, BAW MassDEP’s Municipal Waste Reduction Branch works to promote recycling, reuse, composting, and the reduction of waste, by implementing grant programs, providing technical assistance, and fostering best practices. This internship will allow an intern to learn about all facets of solid waste management in Massachusetts and will work on reuse and engagement with the public via our Recycle Smart MA program, and on solid waste and recycling program processes through our Sustainable Materials Recovery Program. • Research reuse and repair operations across the Commonwealth • Improve and expand listings in the Beyond the Bin Search Directory • Research a waste reduction topic of interest and write a newsletter • Assist with monthly social media editorial planning, ideas, and implementation • Assist with social media monitoring General • Research various waste reduction subjects to support current and future programs. • Compile data from diverse sources for publication on webpages. • Write case studies. • Assist with content creation and updating solid waste reduction branch webpages • Other duties as assigned First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Preferred Qualifications * Experience with Google forms * Social media platforms, and Canva; * Experienced in customer service; * strong writing skills; keen attention to detail * Ability to work independently, and in an organized manner with strong attention to detail. * Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite software. Prerequisites– Associates or Bachelors degree required (must be enrolled or within one year of graduation) Required – Cover letter Resume *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Contractor* *Organization: Department of Environmental Protection *Title: *Contracted Student Interns Location: Massachusetts-Boston-100 Cambridge Street Requisition ID: 23000BJR