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  • Environmental Defense Fund Info Session

    Thu, Oct 19, 2017 @ 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM

    Viterbi School of Engineering Career Connections

    Workshops & Infosessions

    EDF Climate Corps is the premier graduate fellowship program to jump-start your career in clean energy or sustainability. Fellows join an exclusive network of over a thousand EDF Climate Corps alumni and other energy and sustainability professionals, working to advance climate solutions in leading organizations around the world.

    Our competitive program selects qualified candidates from a variety of disciplines to work for a summer embedded within leading organizations to identify customized energy management solutions. Fellows gain access to an interactive training in-person training as well as resources and continuing education, including professional development opportunities, online resources and webinars. Apply Today!

    Since 2008, EDF Climate Corps has placed over 800 fellows in host organizations including Under Armour, REI, NRG Energy, City of Los Angeles, JLL, TPG Capital, Verizon, ICF International, General Motors, and the New York City Housing Authority. A list of 2018 host organizations will be available to candidates during the interview process and fellows are matched with host organizations based on their location, industry and project type preferences. See the full list of past organizations on our website.

    Projects to Match Your Unique Skills and Career Goals

    Working under the guidance of a host supervisor and EDF engagement manager, fellows uncover strategic energy management solutions for their host organization. Projects culminate in a written report and series of recommendations to the host organization. Projects may focus on:

    -Scaling Energy Efficiency Solutions: Identify energy and cost-saving measures, evaluate financing options and explore opportunities to implement advanced energy management technologies across a portfolio of buildings.

    -Carbon Mitigation Strategies: Develop GHG targets that are based in science and create strategies to achieve emission reduction goals through data-driven analysis such as energy benchmarking and carbon accounting.

    -Clean and Renewable Energy: Uncover opportunities for demand response, renewable energy generation, storage and clean energy procurement policies.

    -Sustainable Supply Chain Management: Quantify and baseline scope 3 emissions and develop recommendations for engaging suppliers on emission reduction opportunities.

    Location: Seeley G. Mudd Building (SGM) - 101

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: RTH 218 Viterbi Career Connections


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