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Sustainability & Social Impact Intern- Summer 2023

Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at​.

The Role: Sustainability & Social Impact is core to Xylem’s strategy and culture. A critical component of our sustainability strategy is our yearly Sustainability report and our ESG Reporting work, which updates key stakeholders on our progress across the company. The annual report summarizes sustainability metrics from the previous year, including progress towards Xylem’s 2025 Sustainability goals, important updates from the year, and context regarding initiatives in place across the company. 

Information for the Sustainability report is gathered from across the company including operations, supply chain, product management, human resources and many others. This role will support the team in data visualization and communication of Sustainability & Social impact metrics, including goal progress, to internal audiences. This role will enhance Xylem’s reporting capabilities and support the education and awareness of key sustainability topics across the employee base.
This role will often be interfacing with senior leaders and diverse geographies across the company, which will provide unique exposure opportunities and requires a heightened level of professionalism and communication skills.

The hourly rate for an intern is dependent on a variety of factors including major, year in school and geographic location. The average hourly rate for an intern is between $21.00 - $27.00/hour. Locations of internships will vary based on the specified project and function, and will either be on-site, hybrid or fully remote.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:
Major project: Enhance Xylem’s data visualization for key Sustainability & Social Impact measures
  • Work closely with ESG Reporting and other stakeholders to ensure data visualization displayed in a way that accurately communicates goal progress
  • Work closely with Sustainability and internal communications teams to develop internal trainings on Sustainability related topics
  • Support the refresh of sustainability resources for internal audiences, including presentations and short explainers

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:
  • Currently attending an accredited University studying Data Visualization, Engineering, Sustainability (or a related field)
  • Deeply passionate about sustainability issues and strong interest in the water industry
  • Committed to develop strong leadership and communication skills to engage team members, resolve timeline or productivity issues, and keep the team focused on achieving project goals
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence to manage relationships with various stakeholders
  • Prior data visualization experience; PowerBI experience preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Organized and attention to detail required
  • Familiarity of ESG reporting

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”
  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:
(The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters and must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.