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Graduate Intern - Environmental Affairs

Dell

Location: Owensboro, Kentucky
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: January 12, 2023
Dell Technologies Posted Under: Owensboro, Kentucky jobs in Other; Other jobs in zipcode 42304 Posted On: 2023-01-10 Dell is looking for a summer 2023 intern in the fields of environmental affairs/management, public policy, chemistry, and/or electrical, mechanical and/or environmental engineering to work on challenging projects related to energy efficiency, restricted materials, repairability, design for environment, and eco-labels. Dell's Global Product Compliance Engineering and Environmental Affairs organization is focused on ensuring Dell products meet or exceed environmental regulations and voluntary market access requirements as well as engaging key business segments to enable green innovation and market access. - -Work may be focused on one of many of Dell's product portfolio including desktops, notebooks, servers, storage arrays, etc. Role Responsibility: Work with the internal Environmental Affairs team for the Americas and Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) to learn about current and future regulations & market-access standards and how these apply to Dell product designs. Lead an assigned project from start to finish over the summer term. - Projects may involve research and technical analysis as well as application to development project activities and/or process improvement. Possible projects may include: ++ Full Product Materials Disclosure and Alternatives Assessment Project ++ : - Inventory support and alternatives assessments Support the development of a full materials inventory for all components, assemblies and/or materials suppliers for our client products (PCs, tablets, etc). A full materials inventory would enable Dell to meet customer expectations for more transparency in product material content, various worldwide regulatory requirements, and support Dell's 2030 goals. Research and make recommendations around material alternatives and track changing material landscape for technology products. Recommend an intern with a background in Chemistry, Material Science, or Chemical Engineering for this project. Keep peer advisor and management informed of key technical and schedule related risks and issues. Perform detailed or routine engineering assignments such as assisting with the definition of technical specifications and providing product support and assistance to other internal departments. Critical Requirements: Enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Policy, Chemistry, or Material Science. In graduating class of December 2023 or spring 2024. Possess basic understanding of chemicals used in IT products. Able to write and analyze requirements, functional specifications, design specifications, test plans, and documentation. Able to handle responsibilities with effective interpersonal skills. Must be able to effectively interface with others inside and outside the Engineering function. Must have strong communication and presentation skills. Able to synthesize complex issues to communicate technical information to non-technical individuals. Able to organize and manage multiple projects and set priorities, working independently under aggressive timelines. Dell's Global Product Compliance Engineering and Environmental Affairs Organization Dell's Global Product Compliance Engineering and Environmental Affairs organization is a global function within Dell's Client Solutions Group whose mission is to ensure Dell product designs meet or exceed requirements set by worldwide agencies in the areas of such as safety, electromagnetic compatibility, sustainable materials selection, energy efficiency, design for reuse/recycling and industry-leading product take-back programs and services. Here's our story; now tell us yours Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We're proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress. What's most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more. We started with computers, but we didn't stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what's next in technology, starting today. You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here . Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here . Apply for this job, view similar jobs, and more at ! Skills: Salary: -