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This listing of resources offers information on many opportunities, including employment, fellowships, case competitions, clubs and events.

Spreadsheet of Permanent Sustainability Career Resources 
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Green Jobs D.C.
Looking for a green job in the nation's capital? This group may be for you!
Post available positions and browse opportunities in the DC Metro Area.
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BSR
At BSR
At BSR member companies

Energy Efficiency and Energy Policy Positions
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.
Raleigh Durham, NC, Atlanta, GA, Knoxville, TN, or Asheville, NC
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Sustainability Technical Research Analyst
BCS, Inc. Washington, DC.
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Advocacy and Policy Associate
U.S. Green Building Council. Washington, DC.
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Greenhouse Gas Accounting & Sustainability Analyst
ICF. Washington, DC
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University-Strategic Management Consultant, Mid 
Booz Allen Hamilton. Washington, DC
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Senior Associate, Food & Water
Ceres. Boston, MA
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Associate Director, Climate Programs
Global Climate Center, The Atlantic Council. Washington, DC
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Research Analyst - Energy 
Rhodium Group. Oakland, CA
Master's degree or equivalent work experience & experience with energy system and/or electricity dispatch models, such as NEMS, IPM, ReEDS, MARKAL or GCAM.
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Program Assistant - Energy & Transportation
NRDC. Washington, DC
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Policy Advisor, Vehicles and Advanced Transportation Program
BlueGreen Alliance. Washington, DC
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Project Development Associate
Alta Energy Inc. San Mateo, CA
1-2 year minimum work experience in C&I renewable energy design and/or development position.
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Residential Energy Efficiency Program Manager
Platte River Power. Fort Collins, CO
Degree in engineering, energy management, or related technical field & minimum three years of experience
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Associate Project Manager 
CALSTART. Brooklyn, NY.
3 or more years of work experience, preferably in the transportation or environmental industries
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2018 MBA Summer Sustainability Associate
Johnson & Johnson. Bridgewater, NJ
Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college/institution pursuing an MBA or related major with intended graduation between December 2018 and July 2019
Paid (unspecified)
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Global Forest Watch Use Engagement Intern
World Resources Institute. Washington, DC
3-6 months; Paid
Proficiency in French, Spanish, Portuguese, or Indonesian is a plus
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U.S. Low-Carbon Infrastructure Policy Intern
World Resource Institute. Washington, DC
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ACORE Internship Program
American Council on Renewable Energy. Washington, DC
Part-time; Unpaid
Various Departments
Spring, Summer & Fall 2018 sessions available
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Ceres Internship Program
Ceres. Boston, MA
Various positions (Corporate Sustainability Research & Analysis; Food & Capital Markets; Water Program; Human Rights & Equitable Workplace)
Spring 2018
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Business Development Team Summer Intern
Apex Clean Energy. Charlottesville, VA
Paid: $20/hr
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Land Management Team Summer Intern
Apex Clean Energy. Charlottesville, VA
Experience with GIS; Paid: $15/hr
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Strategy Energy Analysis Intern
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Washington, DC
20hr/week for 3 months
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PhD Program in Business Administration: Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation
The College of Business at Oregon State University
Application Deadline for Fall 2018: February 2, 2018
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PhD Research Assistantships
Colorado State University
Natural Resources-based Economic Development
Applied Food Economics & Policy
Water Economics

Environment America Fellowship
Positions available starting immediately, or in August 2018 in Boston, DC, Denver, Sacramento and Phoenix.
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Resilience Fellow
Office of Resilience. Washington, DC
15hr/week; Unpaid
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Research Studentship
MSc by Research - Focused on forming business models to enable advanced technology to solve the global sanitation challenge.
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Nonprofit Leadership Fellow, Sustainability Education
Strategic Energy Innovations. San Rafael, CA
Full-time, 12-month paid position ($16/hr)
Flexible start date
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EDF Climate Corps Fellowship, Summer 2018
Environmental Defense Fund. Various Locations
Stipend: $1,250/week; 10 weeks
Deadline: February 2, 2018
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International Fellow/Carbon Markets Fellow
The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. Arlington, VA
Full Time, unspecified if paid/unpaid
Familiarity with climate finance, ICAO and REDD+ a strong plus
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SISE 2018
Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy
Fellows (or SISE'ers) from around the country join SISE at the University of Illinois-Chicago for a two-week "boot camp" in August 2018.
Application opens January 2018
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Solar Power Conferences, Powered by SEIA and SEPA
Solar Power New York: Dec. 11-12, 2017
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Solar Power Northeast - Boston, MA: Feb. 5-6, 2018
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GRI Reporters' Summit
Feb. 5, 2018, Phoenix, Arizona
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GreenBiz 18
Feb. 6-8, 2018, Phoenix Arizona
*40% off discount for Students & further reduced cost if register to volunteer for the event.
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Sedex Conference 2018
March 13-14, 2018, London
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High North Dialogue 2018: Growth in the Arctic
Apr. 18-19, 2018, Bodø, Norway
Students who sign up for this course and request support from the organizers (see instructions below), get the course fee, conference fee and meals covered by the organizers. Accommodations may also be covered on a first come first served basis. Airfare and visa if needed are responsibility of student. 

InstructionsThe president of The Arctic Institute (one of organizers) was a student of Maria's at Lehigh and will be our adjunct next semester for the Water, Energy, and Sustainable Enterprise class. The names of Interested students who apply for course will be shared with her for Q&A. If Interested, please contact Maria via mfiguero@american.edu.
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*Kogod can provide partial funding for students to attend conferences through the Educational Enhancement Fund

Annual Kogod Case Competition 
The 25th Annual Competition will take place in February 2018. Registration for individual students and teams will open in early November 2017.
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The Best Grapes are Green
A Sustainability Case Competition from Kendall-Jackson
Deadline: Submission will be accepted on a rolling basis from November 8 - December 8, 2017
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Future of Energy Challenge
Deadline: Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis from November 5 - December 5, 2017
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Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge
Submission Deadline: December 1, 2017
They have received many of submissions thus far that have a social focus, and they are looking for further submissions for ideas with an environmental benefit.
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Hult Prize
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Renewable Energy Case Competition, Energy Club Michigan Ross
Needs one MBA first year student and one MBA second year student. Up to two non-MBA students per team
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Competition Resource: Challenge.gov
Various. Several of these offer considerable prize money to the winner.

AU Office of Sustainability
Website | Newsletter

Net Impact
Net Impact is committed to using the power of business to improve the world. Club members attend conferences, plan community service projects, support local philanthropic events and hold panels on corporate social responsibility.
Contact: netimpactau@gmail.com | netimpact.org

Book Club - AU Office of Sustainability
The Office of Sustainability hosts a monthly book club with lunchtime discussion.
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Students of AU for Compassionate Eating (SAUCE)
Works to create a community of vegans, vegetarians, and animal lovers.
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News

DC Named World's First LEED Platinum City

Events



Organizations

Green Drinks D.C.
Networking group focused on breaking down silos to connect individuals interested in the environment together.
Website | Facebook

Green Jobs D.C.
Looking for a green job in the nation's capital? This group may be for you!
Post available positions and browse opportunities in the DC Metro Area. 
Check out the Facebook Group.

Newark Street Community Garden Association
This community garden is a four-acre site at 39th and Newark Streets NW, consisting of 220 garden plots maintained by DC residents.
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DPR Community Gardens
The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) works with the community to establish gardens across the District. DPR currently has over 30 community gardens under is jurisdiction.
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Opportunities

The Green Program
Short-term, experiential education for our world's most pressing issues in sustainable development.
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Resources 

Resource to find awards & opportunities:
Website 
*On the filters on your right hand side click on "Graduate" and also on "International - Study abroad"

Student Travel Funding & Scholarships for Study Abroad

Fulbright
Rotary 
Gilman
Freeman Asia 


Teaching Abroad
Teach English in France
Teach English in Japan 
Central European Teaching Program
Teach in Asia
Teach in China 
Teach in Austria
Teach in Asia

Short Term Work Abroad
https://www.bunac.org/usa
https://www.interexchange.org/working-abroad/

Work Abroad Job and Other Resources

American University Resources
University of Michigan Resources
Peace Corps