Climate, Sustainability, Environment, Energy: Professional Development

Climate, Sustainability, Environment, Energy:

Graduate & Professional Programs

Considering graduate school to further your career opportunities? Interdisciplinary programs are growing, allowing for the combination of multiple interests into a field of study. Graduate work may lead to diverse careers in law, medicine and public health, business, teaching, writing, energy discovery, environmental management, and conservation, among many others.

Resources to explore include:

Firsthand Advisors Alumni Mentoring Platform & Vault Guides

The Firsthand Advisors platform connects Harvard FAS students with nearly 2,500 alumni from a variety of Harvard schools who have worked at top organizations worldwide and have volunteered to support current students in their career pursuits. Connect for one-on-one career chats, resume reviews, and mock interviews. Also access an extensive library of Vault Career Guides: Once logged in, simply use the left-hand navigation to select “The Library.” Browse the Climate, Sustainability, Environment, and Energy Guides.

LinkedIn Learning Courses

Harvard FAS students have free access to LinkedIn Learnings vast collection of short courses. Check out the environment-related courses.

Staying Informed

It’s important to stay informed of the latest news in this ever-evolving field. A few examples of news sources include:

Careers in Climate Action Speaker Series

Watch this series of conversations about climate action careers presented by the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability at Harvard University:

Decarbonization and Innovation
Public Service
Impact Investing and Deep Tech Start-Ups
Socially Responsible Investing
Environmental Justice and Health Equity