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.

 

Predicting building emissions across the US

Andrew Logan | MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub

Original Publication Date: September 21, 2021

The United States is entering a building boom. Between 2017 and 2050, it will build the equivalent of New York City 20 times over. Yet, to meet climate …

By MIT News
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Green Gigs: How to Launch a Stellar Sustainability Career

By Emily Chan

As a corporate sustainability consultant at GreenOrder, the most common question I received was, “What type of graduate degree do I need to be a competitive candidate in this field?”

The first thing I’d say? “Slow down.” …

By Libby Doucet
Libby Doucet Assistant Director, Career Advising and Training
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Handshake 101: What it is & how to use it

CAPD is committed to creating a welcoming, inclusive environment for everyone we serve. If you need any disability-related accommodations to access Handshake, please email capd@mit.edu and our staff will be happy to set up appointments or assist in navigating other …

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Get Konnected!

The hub for cross-cultural business connections in Boston and beyond.

Founded by Colette Phillips, Get Konnected! unleashes the power of inclusion, curates cross-cultural business connections, fosters career advancement, and facilitates access to opportunity for women and people of color.

Featuring …

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MIT Climate CoLab

The goal of Climate CoLab is to harness the collective intelligence of thousands of people from all around the world to address complex societal problems, starting with global climate change.

Inspired by systems like Wikipedia and Linux, Climate CoLab is …

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Handshake 101: What it is & how to use it

CAPD is committed to creating a welcoming, inclusive environment for everyone we serve. If you need any disability-related accommodations to …

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) received funding beginning in Fiscal Year 2010 to develop and implement the collection of …

In addition to Handshake, you can use the websites below to find jobs and internships related to energy, environment and …

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

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