2024 ESG Strategy & Engagement Graduate Co-Op

Remote Rahway, NJ

Job Description

The Future Talent Program features Cooperative (Co-op) education that lasts up to 6 months and will include one or more projects. These opportunities in our Support Functions Division can provide you with great development and a chance to see if we are the right company for your long-term goals.

Graduate Co-Op position – ESG Strategy & Engagement

The role of the Graduate Co-Op position is a unique opportunity to join our company as a contributor to the company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts, helping to achieve greater ESG transparency and disclosure. The individual selected for this role will work under the guidance of the Director, ESG Strategic Consulting in a fast-paced and changing environment. 

The ESG Strategy & Engagement team is part of Our Company’s Social Business Innovation (SBI) department within Corporate Affairs. In addition to ESG, SBI includes teams focused on health equity, global impact giving, and community engagement. The ESG Strategy & Engagement team works closely with these groups as well as with senior leaders and partners in the business, including Finance, Risk Management, Corporate Strategy, Legal, Treasury, Investor Relations, and others on a day-to-day basis.

The role will serve as a member of a high-performing ESG Strategy & Engagement team, focusing on the company’s commitment to operating responsibly to enable a safe, sustainable and healthy future for people and communities everywhere.

In this position, the Graduate Co-Op will have the opportunity to engage in several opportunities and projects in the ESG Strategy & Engagement team. Chief among them is to lead and manage a project to quantify the value of the company's Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) investments. This work support will support ESG Strategy & Engagement team's mid-term objectives: a) Unifying internally to adopt a singular understanding and data-driven approach to ESG, including shared responsibility across the company globally. b) Leveraging our ESG efforts to help enhance the public’s trust and our reputation as a company that acts in the best interest of society.

This opportunity is an exciting, rigorous and real-world career development opportunity in a rapidly evolving field. You’ll have the opportunity to be mentored by a diverse team of inspired, intellectually curious people. Co-ops are exposed to many facets of our business, including networking with senior leaders.

Desired Experience / Skills

  • Financial planning and analysis
  • Data analytics/data science
  • Experience with outcomes measurement
  • Comfortable influencing without authority
  • Growth mindset
  • Be able to push forward without complete information

Required Education & Experience

  • Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree as required education.

Preferred Experience & Skills:

  • Candidates should have at least 1-2 years’ work experience as desired but not required.

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Through this position the Graduate Co-Op will:

develop a deep understanding of ESG and how strong ESG performance drives sustainable value for our business and society, support a strategic, priority area for the company that is evolving, dynamic and challenging, expand his/her network by engaging with key stakeholders across the enterprise as he/she investigates and assembles ESG-related investments and expenses and lead a critical element that supports the ESG mid-term objectives.

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