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Students work on energy & climate: Summer 2022 internships

There’s never been a better time to work on energy transition strategy, infrastructure investment, climate tech, ESG investing, or sustainability initiatives as an MBA. Here’s a list of where some of our Daytime MBA students are interning in 2022. Yousif Alqatari, Investment Banking Summer Associate, Global Natural Resources, Goldman Sachs Mackenzie Audino, ESG Research Assistant, […]

Video: MBA Careers in Sustainability

Many MBA students want to work in a career that marries their business skills with their passion for making a difference in the world. But are there really viable MBA career options in sustainability? Absolutely.  In this video, EDGE’s Katie Kross shares insights about career paths in corporate sustainability, ESG, climate tech, and other impact […]

Energy, climate, & cleantech: 2021 MBA summer internships

Internships may still be mostly virtual this summer, but there is no shortage of opportunities for MBA students to contribute on some of the most interesting challenges of our day. Energy, climate, and cleantech hiring is up in 2021. Here’s a sample of some of our students’ internships this year. Parnian Baniahmad, Global Procurement & […]

Sustainable business job search resources compiled

Are you interested in incorporating sustainability into your career? EDGE Managing Director Katie Kross has compiled a new slide deck of resources for students and job seekers. The deck includes example career paths, job search strategies, and recommended books, job boards, and industry news sources. While it won’t answer every possible question, the deck can […]

Adapting in 2020: Energy & sustainability summer internships

Even in this year of reconfigured schedules, remote work, and cancelled plans, Duke MBAs have found a way to pursue meaningful summer internships with an energy and environment focus. Summer internships are an important anchor in the MBA experience–an opportunity to apply classroom learning to real business challenges. As the COVID pandemic rewrote the rules […]

Why MBAs should consider social impact and sustainability in their career planning

Jessica WingertSector Director for Social Impact & Sustainability CareersCareer Management Center, Fuqua School of Business Today’s MBA students are often looking for jobs that connect the dots between their professional skills and their personal passions. As the Sector Director for Social Impact & Sustainability Careers at Fuqua (and an MBA alumna myself), I often talk […]

“Roadmap” of energy sector employers helps students clarify career interests

Example Employers along the Energy Value Chain

There are exciting job opportunities for MBAs in the energy sector, but making sense of where these jobs fit in a sector as complex as this one can be difficult. To help students visualize employers along the energy value chain, EDGE has developed a “roadmap” of example employers in the energy sector—from energy production (upstream) to […]

From Chevron to REI: Fuqua students head to summer 2019 internships

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Summer internships are one of the most valuable ways for a student to extend her MBA classroom learning in a real-world application. From oil and gas to smart grids to corporate sustainability, Fuqua MBAs are spending the summer working on energy and environment issues with an impressive list of companies. Here are some of the […]