Energy, Environment, & Sustainability

Interested in pursuing a future in Energy, Environment, and Sustainability? Find resources, events, opportunities, and advice to confirm your interest and kickstart your career.

Explore a career path in Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

Do you have a passion for ensuring the health and safety of our planet? Perhaps an opportunity in environmental management, renewable energy research, or climate policy and advocacy might be for you. Or maybe you are looking to utilize your business savvy? You might choose to work for a consulting firm analyzing energy markets and industry trends, or you may take on a role helping companies develop more sustainable business practices.

No matter what your area of study, unique skill-sets, or preferred job setting, there are a wealth of possibilities in this field. Careers in energy, the environment, and sustainability can take many forms and are found across a diverse group of industries. From business, technology, and energy production; to sustainable development, conservation and climate science; to research and teaching; to even law and policy, opportunities are numerous and exist in both the public and private sector.

Mental Health Awareness Month Webinars

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! In recognition, the MIT HR WorkLife and Wellbeing Center is hosting a series of live webinars throughout the month that will focus on personal wellbeing and mental health.

Experts in their fields, will share …

By Tara
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Sustainability Summit Resources

The annual MIT Sustainability Summit team curated a list of over 25 websites and articles for those interested in exploring sustainability.

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Environmental Justice through Data: Exploring Environmental Advocacy and Storytelling through EJScreen

Wednesday, January 11, 2023 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

 Building 7A – Rotch Library, 7-238, GIS & Data Lab, Rotch Library
77 MASSACHUSETTS AVE, Cambridge, MA 02139

Learn how to use EJScreen, an environmental justice data and mapping tool, to gain insights into communities …

By Amanda Cornwall
Amanda Cornwall Graduate Student Professional Development
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Get Into Energy (GIE) Career Opportunities

The Energy Industry Provides Powerful Careers

More than six million people work in energy careers in the United States. From future-focused innovators and engineers exploring new ways to harness and store power, to skilled tradespeople, who are the backbone of …

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Environmental Solutions Initiative (ESI) Opportunities

View opportunities to get involved in environmental action around MIT including UROPS, fellowships, and students jobs. To receive weekly updates, subscribe to the ESI newsletter.

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Featured Resources


The annual MIT Sustainability Summit team curated a list of over 25 websites and articles for those interested in exploring …

Green Jobs Board from Brown Girl Green

Since the magazine was founded in 1956 New Scientist has also been helping to put brilliant scientists to work with …