Five ways to launch your climate career in B-school

By Jessica Wingert, Associate Director and Program Lead, ClimateCAP Initiative It’s an exciting time to be getting an MBA, especially if you are passionate working on climate solutions. The beauty—and, admittedly, sometimes the challenge—of embarking on a climate career right now is the diversity of career opportunities available to students—from clean energy to sustainable agriculture, […]

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

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 offers students a “roadmap” of example employers in the energy sector—from energy production (upstream) […]

2023 summer internships in energy, sustainability, and climate tech

It’s an exciting time to work on energy, climate and sustainability issues as an MBA.  Here’s a list of where some of our Daytime MBA students are interning in 2023. — RELATED ARTICLES

Sustainable business job search resources compiled

Are you interested in incorporating sustainability into your career? EDGE Managing Director Katie Kross has compiled a 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 help […]

Alumni and students gather for climate tech networking in Boston

Fuqua alumni and current students gathered in Boston in July 2022 for a networking reception for professionals interested in climate tech, clean energy, and sustainable business. The event was hosted in partnership with seven other business schools, including Harvard, Yale, MIT, UC-Berkeley, Stanford, Michigan, and Cornell, with the goal of creating new connections between professionals […]

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. RELATED ARTICLES

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. — RELATED ARTICLES:

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 […]