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Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Co.

Waste Management Co-op (Jan- June 2023)



Full Time

On Site


Princeton, New Jersey, United States

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Position Summary

As part of the BMS NextGen 2040 Sustainability Goals this position will assist the BMS EOHSS team with progressing waste management and reduction programs around our zero waste to landfill goal, pollution prevention and waste minimization efforts, disposal vendor audits, providing site assistance with waste management programs and strategy, and assisting with site composting efforts. This position will work closely with our international locations and with the respective site EHS teams to further develop and execute waste management and reduction programs. This full-time co-op opportunity will be from Monday, January 9 - Friday, June 23, 2023.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist sites with identifying waste diversion and waste reduction opportunities to support our Zero Waste to Landfill goal,

  • Work with our disposal vendors and our Integrated Facility Management team to align on waste disposal pathways for our network sites to support our Zero Waste to Landfill goal,

  • Provide support and guidance to sites for pollution prevention and waste minimization opportunities,

  • Identification of waste disposal requirements around the network in the countries we do business in,

  • Assist with the development and execution of composting efforts across the network, and

  • Assist with the development of an improved environmental metrics reporting platform.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Undergraduate student (junior or senior) majoring in Environmental Engineering or Sustainability, or pursuing an Environmental Engineering degree with a minor in Sustainability with an emphasis or interest in waste management.

  • A Graduate student majoring in sustainability around waste management and waste reduction.

  • Good communication and computer skills (Excel, other) are required.

  • Candidates must be a US citizen, have a lawful permanent resident of the US or otherwise authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future 

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to . Visit[Register to View] target="_blank"> [Register to View] to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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