We're looking for tomorrow's leaders

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:

Republic Services Technical Institute

The Republic Services Technical Institute offers paid on-the-job training, high-tech classrooms, and computer-based learning for you to work toward your technical certification tuition-free in Dallas, Texas. There are two programs you can apply for:

  • 9-week program for those without diesel training

Search “technician apprentice” in our job postings to see what programs are currently accepting applications.

Driver Trainee Program Apply to become a Driver Trainee and Republic Services will help you obtain your commercial driver’s license (CDL). Driver Trainees will complete a comprehensive training program and be given the resources to take the CDL examination. Once you complete the program and obtain your CDL, you will be placed into an open Driver position within our Company.
Search “driver trainee” in our job postings to see locations hiring near you.
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 below to see when we are 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.

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Our leadership programs

University of Michigan (Ross)
Company Information Session September 27, 2023
MBA Veterans Conference
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​October 12, 2023 - October 13, 2023
Website: https://mbaveterans.com/
University of North Carolina (Kennan Flagler)
Company Information Session September 19, 2023
Forte Conference
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​June 16, 2023 - June 17, 2023
​​​​​​​Website: www.fortefoundation.org
University of Texas (McCombs)
Company Information Session September 26, 2023
HBCU Career Development Marketplace
November 12, 2023 - November 15, 2023​Website: https://hbcucareermarket.org/
National Black MBA Conference
September 13, 2023 - September 15, 2023
Website: https://nbmbaa.org/conference-2023/
University of Virginia (Darden)
Company Information Session, October 3, 2023
June 10, 2023, to June 14, 2023
Executive Leadership Council
October 3, 2023 - October 6, 2023

Find your purpose-driven career at Republic Services. We’re proud to be recognized by third-party organizations for our workplace culture and sustainability actions.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

If you would like more information about your rights as a candidate click here (Español). Additionally,
you can click here to view the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Republic Services is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with a disability who need assistance with the application process, please contact us at 855-444-4079 or Accommodations@RepublicServices.com. For other recruiting related questions or technical issues, please contact us at Recruiting@RepublicServices.com.

Republic Services is a drug free workplace. Republic Services participates in E-Verify to verify the employment status of all persons hired to work in the United States click here for more information.