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EDF Climate Corps Fellow

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Academic Level:
Graduate Students (Masters)

Multiple Locations: 10-12 week Summer Fellowship


EDF Climate Corps selects and trains graduate students from a wide range of programs, and places them inside leading companies and organizations around the world for 10-12 weeks during the summer to identify customized energy management solutions. Past host organizations include Yahoo, Dow Chemical, City of Boston, General Motors, PG&E, and the Chicago Housing Authority. See the full list on our website.


EDF Climate Corps fellows work on a growing variety of project types that include:

* Energy EfficiencyIdentify energy and cost-saving measures in commercial, industrial or municipal settings.

* Data analysis and energy information systemsThrough data tracking and analysis, help an organization better understand its energy usage.

* Employee engagement and behavior changeDesign and sustain programs to advance energy initiatives and cut costs by empowering employees.

* Energy Management StrategyImprove performance through benchmarking, energy tracking, goal setting, reporting and certifications.

* Demand response, renewables and clean energyUncover opportunities for demand response, renewable energy, utility incentives and procurement policies.

* Logistics and Products DistributionOptimize the movement of goods by creating fuller truckloads and switching to more carbon-efficient modes.QUALIFICATIONS

* Current or recent graduate student studying engineering, business, sustainability, environmental management or public policy

* 2+ years of relevant work experience

* Self-starter with strong project management and stakeholder engagement experience

* Strong financial and quantitative skills, including project valuation

* Superior oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills

* Demonstrated experience working on energy efficiency, energy or sustainability projects or initiatives

* Familiarity with climate change and energy issues.
portable funding

Participating Institution(s):
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Environmental Defense Fund (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Business Administration
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
STEM Fields
Urban Planning & Design

Alternative Energy
Clean Energy
Climate Change
Energy Efficiency
Environmental Economics
Green Energy
Green Industry

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