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Where are they now? 2015 Fuqua MBA internships

An essential part of the MBA experience is the summer internship, and Fuqua MBAs are gaining experiences far and wide this summer. Here’s a look at some of the Energy & Environment internships our students have this summer.

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Research insights: Climate psychology, environmental risk, careers, and more

In 2014, EDGE faculty and staff were highlighted in the media for their research insights on a wide range of energy and environmental topics. Here are a few of the highlights of the year: Conservatives don’t hate climate science. They … Continue reading

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New book on sustainability careers from EDGE’s Katie Kross

A revised and updated second edition of Profession and Purpose: A Resource Guide for MBA Careers in Sustainability by EDGE managing director Katie Kross was released in July 2014 by Greenleaf Publishing.  Katie is a frequent speaker and contributor on … Continue reading

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Energy industry offers promise for MBAs: 5 Tips for successful recruiting

By Malcom Riley, Sector Director: Energy & Technology, Career Management Center, Fuqua School of Business The energy industry is in the midst of unprecedented transformation and growth worldwide.  Mature markets are aggressively pursuing solutions that will reduce their foreign oil … Continue reading

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What makes a successful sustainability executive?

A diverse work background, a systems thinking mindset, and the ability to lead change are a few of the traits that employers are looking for in sustainability hires.  EDGE managing director Katie Kross and alumnus Koji Kitazume (MEM/MBA ’12) interviewed … Continue reading

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Clean Energy in Colorado, Sustainability in California: Student Career Trek Reflections

This article was written by student Wyley Hodgson, MEM/MBA Class of 2011. Wyley is an EDGE Corporate Sustainability Fellow. In January, Wyley traveled to Colorado and California to do career research and participate in informational interviews with industry executives. Here … Continue reading

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Are sustainable business jobs on the rise?

From my vantage point, it seems the answer is yes.  As a career counselor to MBA students, I’m always on the lookout for job and internship openings that I can pass on to our students.  Sustainability job openings cross my … Continue reading

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Will “purpose” be the new mantra for business? Or just a buzzword?

To train leaders who “make a decent profit—decently.” That was Harvard Business School’s stated goal when it was founded in 1908. One hundred years later, as we pick up the pieces of the most recent financial and housing market collapse, … Continue reading

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