About the profession
Today, everyone who lives in a big city or in a small village, one way or another already faced problems with waste management. The main question - "What to do in this situation?" - while there is no answer. Or more to the point, the answer is obvious - it is the improvement of the waste management system, both industrial and municipal. But there are so many components of success in solving this problem. The most important condition is the training of highly qualified specialists in the field of waste management in order to implement those grandiose plans already outlined in the regional and municipal waste management programs, territorial schemes and plans for the development of cities and regions.
The program "Recycling of production and consumption waste" is aimed at training specialists in the field of creation, operation and maintenance of modern technologies and equipment for waste management, human and environmental protection against the negative impact of waste. The course is aimed at those who want to take part in expert, supervisory and inspection-auditing activities to monitor and assess the safety of projects and industries aimed at reducing the negative impact of waste on humans and the environment. The educational courses taught in the framework of the educational program include the study of a complex of professional disciplines:
- Regional and municipal waste management systems,
- Technologies of processing and recycling of waste,
- Documentation of waste management activities,
- Impact of waste on the environment components,
- Application of the Geographical Information System and Earth Remote Sensing in waste management systems and many others.
As part of the study of the practical part of the program, students undergo professional internship at state and private enterprises within the industrial cluster of the waste-processing industry - of the largest production associations such as “Gazpromneft - Moscow Oil Refinery” JSC, “EcoStandard group” company, Federal Budgetary Institution “Rostest-Moscow”, the largest German company for the production of purification equipment “HUBER TECHNOLOGIES”; League of waste paper processors, “ECOTECHNOLOGIES” Ltd, League of waste paper processors. Contracts for professional internships with Togliatti State University (TSU), the company for the processing of municipal waste in Togliatti “POVTOR” Ltd and Voronezh Nuclear Power Plant have also been signed.
As a result of the completion of the program, students acquire skills in the field of environmental design of waste management facilities, ensuring resource and energy savings in handling waste; management of municipal waste and development of territorial schemes for waste management.
Graduates work as experts in state bodies of environmental control, private companies for waste management.