2016 Internships and Research

2016 Internships and Research (as of May 31, 2016)

Masters students at F&ES are required to undertake an internship or independent research project between the first and second years of their degree program. Our students work all over the world every summer in a range of sectors and practice areas.

Business and Industry
  • AES Energy Storage (subsidiary of AES Corporation), Market Development Summer Intern, DC
  • Aramco Services Company, Summer Intern, MI
  • Barclays, Summer Associate, NY
  • Beartooth Capital Partners/Deborah Spalding, Summer Acquisitions and Strategy Analyst, MT
  • Boston Consulting Group, Summer Associate, Sydney, Australia
  • Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition / World Bank, International Finance Corporation, CPLC Intern and Yale CBEY Presenter, DC
  • Cascade Designs, Summer Intern, WA
  • Comcast, Energy Strategy & Analysis MBA Internship, PA
  • Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow, Jackson Family Wines, CA
  • Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow, Univision Communications, FL
  • Facebook, Sustainability Intern, CA
  • Greenwood Resources, Economics/Finance Intern, OR
  • IKEA Food Services AB, Health & Sustainability Intern, Malmo, Sweden
  • Klabin, Summer Intern, Telemaco Borba, Brazil
  • Mithun, Summer Intern, WA
  • New York Mercantile Exchange (CME Group), Summer Analyst - Energy Research & Product Development, NY
  • NorthStar Recycling, Commodity Sales Associate, MA
  • Olympia Provisions, Summer Intern - Sustainable Sourcing, OR
  • Organic Valley (CROPP cooperative), Sustainability Special Projects Intern, WI
  • Rabobank, Summer Associate, NY
  • SunPower Corporation, Supply Chain Sustainability Internship, CA
  • Tetra Tech International Development, Summer Intern, VA
  • Vans (VF Corporation), Sustainability Intern, CA
  • VOX Global, Sustainability Fellow, MA

Education
  • Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow, Huston-Tillotson University, TX
  • The Inn at East Hill Farm, Conservation Enhancement and Education in the New England Mixed Forest, NH
  • UC Davis, Graduate Student Researcher, CA

Entrepreneurial
  • Kitchen Table, Inc., Co-Founder of Kitchen Table, CT
  • Persistent Energy Ghana, Rural Electrification Interventions in Africa, Accra, Ghana

Government and Public Sector
  • Athi Water Board, Summer intern, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Bengawan Solo River Basin Office, Water resources intern for sediment countermeasure project, Solo, Indonesia
  • Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow, Port of Baltimore, MD
  • Environmental Protection Agency, Honors Law Clerk, DC
  • Global Environment Facility (GEF), Summer Intern, DC
  • Grand Teton National Park, GIS Specialist, WY
  • House Committee on Natural Resources/Karen Seto and Josh Galperin, Congressional Fellow, DC
  • Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, EDF Climate Corps Fellow, MA
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Summer Intern, DC
  • National Park Service / Net Impact, Business Management Consultant, MA
  • New York Attorney General, Environmental Protection Bureau, Law Student Intern, NY
  • New York Green Bank, Summer Investment Associate, NY
  • NOAA/NPS, Summer intern, CA
  • Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, US Department of Defense, Summer Intern, DC
  • Ryan Ensling, Office of Energy Demand, Bureau of Energy and Technology and Policy, Summer Intern, CT
  • U.S. Department of State/Amity Doolittle, Intern in the Political and Economic Section, Luanda, Angola
  • United Nations Development Program (Barbados) and the OECS, Summer Intern, Barbados
  • United Nations Development Programme, Summer Intern, Bangkok, Thailand
  • United Nations Development Programme, Summer Intern, Bridgetown, Barbados
  • United Nations Development Programme, Global Climate Change Alliance Summer Intern, Paramaribo, Suriname
  • White House Internship Program, Intern, Office of Energy & Climate Change, DC
  • White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Summer Intern, DC
 
Law
  • Cascadia Wildlands, Legal Intern, OR
  • Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 - Office of Regional Counsel, Legal intern, NY
  • Spiegel & McDiarmid, Summer Associate, DC
 
NGOs and Other Non-Profits
  • Coalition for Green Capita, Summer Intern, NY
  • Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, Summer Intern, CA
  • EcoAgriculture Partners, Summer Intern, DC
  • Ecotrust Forest Management, Summer Intern, OR
  • Environmental Defense Fund, Global Climate Summer Intern, DC
  • Mercy Corps (MESc Advisor Amity Doolittle), ACCCRN Urban Climate Resilience Network (URCN) Analysis Intern, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • National Parks Conservation Association, Research Fellow, Mid-Atlantic Regional Office, DC
  • Natural Resources Defense Council, Cameron Speth Fellow, DC
  • Natural Resources Defense Council, Summer Intern, DC
  • New England Forestry Foundation, Land Protection Intern, CA
  • NextGen Climate America, Policy Intern, CA
  • Organización Regional de los Pueblos Indígenas del Oriente/Amity Doolittle, Indigenous Land Rights Intern, Iquitos,Peru
  • PolicyLink, All-in Cities Intern, CA
  • Resources for the Future, Kailin Kroetz, Summer Intern - Network Analysis of the Dynamic Evolution of Fishing Permit Portfolios, DC
  • Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition, Summer Intern, OR
  • SPREP, Climate Change Intern, Apia, Samoa
  • SPREP, Climate Change Division Intern, Apia, Samoa
  • Trust for Public Land, Trust for Public Lands Fellow - Climate Smart Cities, MA
  • United Stated Business Council for Sustainable Development (USBCSD), Industrial Ecologist, TX
  • Urban Resources Initiative, Community Forester, CT
  • Urban Resources Initiative, Community Forester, CT
  • Urban Resources Initiative, Summer intern, CT
  • Winrock International, Summer Intern, Chengdu, China
  • Woods Whole Research Center, Summer intern, Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • World Food Programme, Summer Fellow, Climate Change Adaptation, Rome, Italy
  • World Resources Institute, Summer Intern, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • WWF Korea, Summer Associate, Seoul, South Korea
  • Yale School Forests, Apprentice Forester, CT
  • Yale School Forests, Apprentice Forester, CT
 
Non U.S. Independent Research
  • Perceptions of autonomy and conservation in the certified community conserved areas of Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Researcher in expansion of oil palm plantations through collection of oral narratives, Peru
  • Researcher in wildlife management, Botswana
  • Researcher in diffusion of agricultural innovations and rural development, Tamale, Ghana
  • Researcher in silvopastoral systems, Colombia

U.S. Independent Research
  • Adaptation of agricultural land-use to climate change, CT
  • An examination of ectomycorrhizal communities associated with eastern hemlock under varying types and levels of duress, CT
  • Comparing methods for the measurement of evapotranspiration, CT
  • Conducting a participatory mapping survey, MD
  • Creating a mathematical model for stream surface light availability given stream order and riparian land cover type, CT
  • Documentary filmmaker, WA and AK
  • Empowering at-risk students to shape environmental challenges with design, CA
  • Examine the pre-planting and maintenance techniques that encourage natural regeneration in urban NYC forests, NY
  • Impact of residential racial/ethnic segregation on airborne fine particulate matter in the United States, CT
  • Pathways and consequences of human and chimpanzee interaction around Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda
  • Principal Investigator, WA
  • Research and journalistic writing on land management conflicts and the conflicts that arise from them, WY
  • Researcher in energy economics, CT
  • Researcher in silvopastoral systems, Panama
  • Researcher in social dynamics of the built environment, CA
  • Researcher in tropical agroforestry, Brazil
  • Researcher in urban environmental health, MD
  • Researcher in watershed biogeochemistry, CT
  • Researching efficient clean energy promotion strategies for governments and environmental organizations, CT
  • Researching the chemical effect of snowmelt in alpine lakes of the Wind River Range, WY
  • Researching the factors that lead to the establishment and regeneration of Hickory, CT
  • Social context and stakeholder analysis of the Red Desert to Hoback mule deer migration, WY
  • Student applicant to the Geneva challenge, CT
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