Penn State’s Sustainability Institute is looking to hire a Penn State graduate student who will work on a special Recycling and Composting Communications and Marketing Project this summer, analyzing market research data. The researcher will assist with data analysis and presentation. The successful candidate will: Be a team player, with a GPA above 3.0, and superb written, interpersonal and oral communication skills; Skilled in the use of Qualtrics and SPSS software; availability beginning in May 2017; an interest in and knowledge about waste management issues and concepts is mandatory. This temporary position will be no more than 20 hours per week for two months. Our offices are in the Land and Water Research Building near the outdoor track. Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and the names and contact information for two references. The application materials must be received by Friday, April 21, 2017. Interviews will take place the following week.
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