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Sustainability Intern – Denver, CO

Organization: Chipotle Mexican Grill

Job Title: Sustainability Intern

Location: Denver-Wynkoop, CO

Hours and Compensation: Paid

Position Dates: 

Application Deadline: 

Posted On: May 23, 2012

Organization Overview

Chipotle Mexican Grill


This paid internship position will assist in the daily activities of our sustainability program.  Primary functions in this role will be to support our national compost program including, but not limited to, researching and interviewing potential compost haulers, managing the relationship with compost partners, and assisting with any restaurant level issues relating to the compost program. This person will be responsible for capturing and analyzing data as well as assisting with various other sustainability initiatives in the field of impact and waste reduction.


In addition to following Chipotle’s policies and procedures, principal accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting Sustainability Coordinator in developing and executing compost program
  • Researching and interviewing potential compost haulers
  • Working with our landlords and property managers to obtain permission to rollout compost and/or recycling programs
  • Coordinating compost rollouts with regional and training teams 
  • Tracking results and date relating to composting to determine the effectiveness of the program
  • Researching and gathering information surrounding potential sustainability initiatives as determined by Sustainability Coordinator
  • Assisting Sustainability Coordinator with various other current sustainability initiatives in the field of impact and waste reduction


  • Have a long term interest in corporate social responsibility role
  • Be able to anticipate and quickly adapt to changing needs and expectations
  • Have the ability to look for new ideas and approaches to problem-solving and continuous improvement
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess a B.A./B.S. in a related field

How to Apply

Apply online, Job Number  12003481

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