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Republic Services has a culture unlike any other, full of genuinely awesome people, including new graduates and interns early in their careers.

We provide opportunities for hands-on experience, ongoing job training, professional development and the resources and tools to succeed. By working for Republic Services, you’ll obtain valuable skills, work collaboratively and cross functionally, and build strong relationships for the future.

We offer various programs for those in college, new grads and MBA graduates in the field and at corporate including:

General Manager Accelerated Program (GMAP)

Our full-time, 24-month GMAP program offers on-the-job training and formal learning through a structured sequence of responsibilities and rotation through key roles within the Company. You’ll build close working relationships with executives, managers, employees and customers.

  • This program is available to MBAs with previous leadership experience.
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, with a program beginning each July
  • It is designed to place you in a General Manager role within two years.

MBA Internship Program

The MBA Internship Program is a paid summer internship that provides experience in our field operations, along with exposure to our executive leadership team through a focused 10-week project. For this opportunity, interns are placed in locations throughout the country and assigned a dedicated mentor.

  • This program is available to MBAs in their first year.
  • It is designed to be a stand-alone program, though may lead to an offer to participate in the GMAP.

Leadership Training Program

The Leadership Training Program provides an in-depth knowledge of the Company as you rotate through each major area of Republic Services.

  • This program is available to graduating seniors and those seeking an improved understanding of our industry.
  • It is designed to place you in an Operations Management role within 18 months.

College Internships

Republic Services offers paid internships to college students across a variety of areas. Internships span two to three months and provide practical work experience.

  • To be eligible for this program, you must have a college sophomore status or above.
  • View our campus schedule and see when we’re coming to your school next.

Early Career Opportunities for New Graduates

Republic Services hires recent grads for full-time positions throughout the year. Work on our customer resource team or in sales to gain experience and enhance your resume.

Download Brochures About Our Programs

MBA Intern
Operations Leadership Trainee
Engineering Leadership Trainee

Download a List of Schools Republic Services will Visit

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Check out the list below to see if Republic Services will be visiting a school near you!

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University of Michigan (Ross)

Company Info Session October 3, 2022

MBA Veterans Conference

MBA Veterans Conference

October 13- 14, 2022 (in-person) in Atlanta, GA

October 21, 2022 – Virtual portion of conference

WEBSITE: mbaveterans.com

University of North Carolina

University of North Carolina (Kennan Flagler)

MBA Early Access Event (virtual) on July 14-15, 2022

Company Info Session September 20, 2022

MBA Networking Forum (in-person) on September 23, 2022

Forte Conference

Forte Conference

June 10, 2022 – June 11, 2022 in Los Angeles

WEBSITE: www.fortefoundation.org/site/PageServer?pagename=events_powerup

University of Texas

University of Texas (McCombs)

Company Info Session September 14, 2022

MBA Career Connections Networking Reception (in-person) September 22, 2022

MBA Career Connections Office Hours (in-person) September 23, 2022


Arizona State University

Check back for future dates

HBCU Career Development Marketplace

HBCU Career Development Marketplace

November 2 – 4 in Baltimore, MD

WEBSITE: hbcucareermarket.org