Environment, Climate, Sustainability, Energy

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.

Finding Internships

Internships in the environmental sector provide great training ground for students to explore the broad terrain of this field, from conservation, climate change, and sustainable development, to policy, advocacy, and government. Opportunities exist to focus on the scientific underpinnings of environmental issues (e.g. the science behind climate change), the business of environmental issues (e.g. developing a climate resilient supply chain) or the policy implications of environmental issues (e.g. legislation and advocacy seeking to minimize the impact of climate change).

Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program

Applications for the University of California Santa Cruz Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (conservationscholars.ucsc.edu) are available today through January 27th.    

Each March we select 20 early-undergraduate Scholars from around the country to participate in a two-year conservation mentorship program, with …

By Anthony Arcieri
Anthony Arcieri Anthony Arcieri, Director of Undergraduate Career Advising and Programming, Architecture, Engineering, Environment Advising
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Two Climate Entrepreneurship Opportunities For Harvard Students!

The Harvard i-lab is launching two programs for climate entrepreneurs: 1) The Climate Circle: For developed climate ventures and 2) Creating Climate Ventures: For folks who want to found a climate start up but don’t have an idea yet.

Harvard …

By Anthony Arcieri
Anthony Arcieri Anthony Arcieri, Director of Undergraduate Career Advising and Programming, Architecture, Engineering, Environment Advising
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Back in Person – Six Tips for Attending a Career Fair

We are so excited to be back hosting in-person career fairs. This fall’s events are the first on campus since February 2020. Because of this, most students have never attended an in-person career fair before. Even the employers are out …

By Deb Carroll
Deb Carroll Director, Employer Relations and Operations
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