Energy, Environment & Sustainability

Explore the Energy, Environment & Sustainability Career Community.

Do you have an investigative mindset and like solving complex problems? The Energy, Environment & Sustainability Community includes fields such as Research and Development, Marine Science, Environment Management, Energy, Physical Sciences, and Food and Agriculture. This community is for you if you like defining problems, gathering data and interpreting findings.

You may also be curious about analyzing systems, critiquing research, examining cause and effects, and formulating hypotheses. Join us in addressing issues such as climate change, ocean conservation, clean energy, food and water and more through exploring industry specific content and opportunities.

AES Energy Innovation Challenge

The  AES Innovation Challenge is a case competition for interdisciplinary teams of graduate students. During this competition teams will work to solve a real-world problem facing the energy industry. For reference, last year’s prompt  required teams to redesign existing energy …

By Margi Strickland (she/her)
Margi Strickland (she/her) Assistant Director of Employer Relations
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2024 Career Options for STEM PHDs – Networking Event

WHEN: Tues May 14, 8:30 am  – 12 pm (light breakfast provided)

WHERE: NC Biotech Center, 15 TW Alexander Dr, RTP NC

REGISTER Registration is REQUIRED for admission. This event is not at Duke, but at the NC Biotech Center. Transportation is not provided.


By Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him)
Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him) Assistant Director, Career Services
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2024 NIH Career Symposium

The 2024 NIH Career Symposium will take place May 14-17, 2024. The event is virtual and held online via the Whova event platform.

The NIH Career Symposium is a virtual event highlighting the diversity of career choices available to biomedical …

By Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him)
Michael "Rudi" Rudisill (he/him) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Advanced Energy: $1,250 Energy Scholarship

Advanced Energy, a North Carolina based nonprofit energy consulting firm, is awarding a writing scholarship this week! The first place prize is $1,250, second place prize is $750, and third place prize is $500. All 3 winners will also be …

By Carl Thompson
Carl Thompson Senior Career Specialist
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Top 8 | Climate + Sustainability Job Boards

Are you currently looking for an internship, fellowship, or a job in a climate + sustainability profession? Below is a list of the most useful job search boards for students actively seeking climate focused professional opportunities.

By Carl Thompson
Carl Thompson Senior Career Specialist
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Scholarships & Grants

Career Readiness Resources

Sustainable Business Job Search Resources

Learn more about jobs in the sustainability sector from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business Katie Kross, Managing Director Center for …

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