Deadline: December 3, 2018 and January 7, 2018.
Applications are open for 2019 EDF Climate Corps Fellowship Program in the United States. 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 solutionsin leading organizations around the world.
The program selects qualified candidates from a variety of disciplines to work for a summer embedded within leading organizations to identify customized energy management and climate solutions. EDF only selects exceptional students who are passionate about the environment and equipped with the technical and interpersonal skills to be a sustainability leader.
EDF Climate Corps fellowships are a minimum of 10 weeks between May and September. The exact weeks will depend on the host’s and fellow’s schedule.
- $1,250 per week
- Reimbursement of travel costs to the training and EDF Climate Corps Summit, an annual fall conference.
- Fellows will gain access to an interactive in-person training as well as resources and continuing education, including professional development opportunities, online resources and webinars.
EDF Climate Corps seeks top graduate students with analytical and project management backgrounds who are excited to make an impact through smart energy and climate solutions. Fellows are chosen for their ability to perform technical and financial analyses, manage projects and help facilitate organizational change.
Their core fellowship requirements are:
- Current or recent graduate student studying engineering, business, sustainability, environmental management, public policy or relevant degree
- 2+ years of applicable work experience
- Self-starter with strong project management and leadership experience
- Strong financial and quantitative skills, including project valuation
- Superior oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
- Demonstrated experience working on energy efficiency, clean energy or sustainability projects
- A passion for solving environmental challenges
- Eligibility to work in the United States during the summer of 2019.
EDF Climate Corps fellows agree that they will:
- Provide documentation that they are a U.S. Citizen or authorized to work in the U.S. over the summer
- Work onsite at the host organization full-time for at least ten weeks on the assigned workplan
- Provide final deliverables based on their workplan including a set of recommendations and tools to drive next steps
They have two application deadlines, December 3, 2018 and January 7, 2019. If you apply by December, you get to choose from a more robust list of companies.
For more information, visit EDF Climate Corps Fellowship.