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Sustainability Intern

Sustainability Intern

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Ashland is seeking a Sustainability Intern to join our team.


The intern will directly support Ashland’s Director of Environmental & Sustainability and will be assigned strategic projects to support Ashland’s sustainability efforts. This individual will work with professionals across the company as well as internal and external customers to learn various aspects of sustainability, gather and analyze data using statistical analysis, and complete customer requested sustainability reporting. Projects will support Ashland’s sustainability strategy.


This position will provide experience the individual can use to relate directly to their university course work and gain an overall better understanding of a career within the sustainability field.


Responsibilities include:


  • Participation on the Sustainability Engagement Team.
  • Gain an understanding of the Global Reporting Initiative G4 Standards and use that to assist with the transition Ashland’s annual sustainability report to conform with the new reporting requirements.
  • Support global procurement’s supplier sustainability project to help Ashland gain better insight into potential sustainability related issues in the supply chain.
  • Work with communications team to execute internal and external communications plan with respect to sustainability.
  • Gather and analyze sustainability metrics data, identify trends and improvement opportunities.
  • Map Ashland’s 2025 goals to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

*This position is located in Dublin, OH.


  • Commitment to work safely and provide excellent customer service.
  • Working toward a degree in chemical engineering, environmental engineering or science, sustainability, or related fields
  • Knowledge of related agencies and programs a plus, such as: UN SDGs, GRI, TfS, Ecovadis, Ecodesk, SEDEX, etc.
  • Ability to work individually and within teams.
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel and Access a plus
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States


TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland's Career Center. Once there, enter job number 2018-7065 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply on-line.


NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.


Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier, global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are approximately 6,500 passionate, tenacious solvers – from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators – who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Our people are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications. Visit to learn more. 


Ashland. always solving


We are passionate, tenacious, solvers who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


Our people—molecular scientists, chemists, process engineers, logisticians, research scientists, economists, analysts, compliance auditors, salespeople, safety experts and more—are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications.


The Ashland Way


Our vision, mission, way and values are the foundation for what makes Ashland, Ashland. What we aspire to accomplish, how we work every day toward that vision, and the way that we do things are what give substance to the promises we make to each other, customers and investors.


Our vision is to make a better world by providing creative solutions through the application of specialty ingredients and materials.


Our mission is to develop practical, innovative, and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


Our way is to respect, protect, and advance the people we work with, companies we serve, shareholders who invest in our future, communities we’re a part of, and planet we share.


Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



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