Climate, Sustainability, Environment, Energy

To further explore Climate and Environment career fields, see the diverse array of services, programs, and activities available to Harvard students.

Environmentally focused opportunities are found in many industries including law, medicine and public health, business, teaching, writing, conservation, energy production and exploration, and agriculture. Opportunities working in energy are diverse. Positions may be in the field, a research lab, or in a business role. One of the broadest areas of work within energy is consulting and advisory services, which includes topics as diverse as analysis on energy markets, geopolitics, industry trends, investment evaluation, technical delivery and accessibility issues, and strategy. Career paths within sustainability include universities, government, and the private sector.

Discover Climate Opportunities this February!

MCS is hosting or partnering on many different activities this month to help students identify and land opportunities in the climate, energy, and environment industries. From panel discussions to information sessions, to career fairs, engage and pursue your own climate-related …

By Anthony Arcieri
Anthony Arcieri Anthony Arcieri, Director of Undergraduate Career Advising and Programming, Architecture, Engineering, Environment Advising
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Making a mid-career industry shift – Angela Tomlinson, ALM, Sustainability

Angela Tomlinson graduated in May of 2023 after 2 years of full-time study.  Angela was awarded the 2023 Director’s Prize for Outstanding Research Capstone for her study of the US Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act’s ability to bring climate action, …

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…But How Do I Make The Right Choice?

It’s that time of year – you’re starting to hear back from volunteer sites, research opportunities, graduate schools, or internship/job applications. Now that you know what your possibilities are, how do you decide which one to pursue?

Making big decisions …

By Katie Fell
Katie Fell Assistant Director, Harvard College Still Deciding, Exploring, & Self-Assessment
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