2017 Internships and Research

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. (updated June 22, 2017)

Business and Industry

  • AES Energy Storage, Market Development Intern, Ballston, VA
  • Avangrid, Energy Analyst, Orange, CT
  • Baldor, Sustainable Operations Intern, New York, NY
  • Barrick Gold Corporation, Intern, Canada, Zambia, Peru, Chile, Argentina
  • Bigelow Tea, Corporate Responsibility Intern, Fairfield, CT
  • Blue Apron, Research and Regenerative Agriculture Intern, New York, NY
  • CERES, Corporate Program Intern, Boston, MA
  • CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities, Summer Associate, San Francisco, CA
  • Dell, Global Product Operations/Supply Chain Internship, Franklin, MA
  • Dell EMC, Supply Chain Sustainability MBA Intern, Franklin, MA
  • Durham Bison Ranch, Gillette, WY (2)
  • EDP Renewables, Origination Intern, Houston, TX
  • Energy Keepers Inc., Summer Intern, Polson, MT
  • Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow, Abbott Labs, Abbott Park, IL
  • Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow, Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, Chicago, IL
  • Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow, Northrop Grumman, Falls Church, VA
  • Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow, PepsiCo, White Plains, NY
  • Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow, Sims Metal Management, New York, NY
  • Fifth Season Ventures, Summer Intern, San Francisco, CA
  • GF Securities Research Center, Summer Analyst, Electricity and Renewable Energy Group, Shanghai, China
  • GreenWood Resources, Economics/Finance Summer Intern, Portland, OR
  • Greenworks Lending, Renewable Energy Intern, Darien, CT
  • HP, Inc., Graphics Printing Product Stewardship Intern, Corvalis, OR
  • Karbone, Capital Advisory Intern, New York, NY
  • Kenneth Boroson Architects, Architectural Design Intern, New Haven, CT
  • Keylog Economics, Summer Intern, Charlottesville, VA
  • Metabolic, Amsterdam, Summer Intern, Netherlands
  • Morgan Stanley, Summer Associate, New York, NY
  • Oshkosh Corporation, Environmental Affairs and Sustainability Intern, Oshkosh, WI
  • Sanergy, Supply Chain intern, Nairobi, Kenya
  • SilviaTerra, Research Analyst for New Markets and Products, Boston, MA
  • SustainAbility, Research Intern in Corporate Sustainability, Oakland, CA
  • Tesla, Policy and Business Development Intern, San Francisco, CA
  • Tesla, Sustainability Operations Intern (EHS&S Group), Fremont, CA
  • Tesla, Summer Intern, Fremont, CA
  • The Biodiversity Consultancy, Intern, Cambridge, MA
  • Under Armour, MBA Sustainability Intern, Baltimore, MD
  • Unilever / Daemeter, Sustainable Palm Oil Intern, Jakart, Indonesia
  • Voya Financial, Summer Analyst: ESG Investing, New York, NY
  • World Bank Group, Summer Intern, Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, Washington, D.C.
  • WXY: Architecture and Urban Design, Summer Intern, New York, NY

Education

  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY
  • Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
  • Guangxi Key Laboratory for Forest Ecology and Conservation College of Forestry, Guangxi, China
  • Korea University/ Professor Woo-Kyun LEE, Summer Intern, Seoul
  • Research Experience for Undergraduates / Marlyse Duguid, Program Assistant, Union and New Haven, CT
  • University of Wyoming/William Lauenroth, Research Assistant, Laramie, WY
  • Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy, Research Assistant for Environmental Protection Index, New Haven, CT
  • Yale Myers Forest, Apprentice Forester, Eastford, CT

Government, Intergovernmental & Public Sector

  • 100 Resilient Cities, Resilience Plan Fellow, The City of Boulder, CO
  • Auckland Council, Summer Intern, Aukland, New Zealand
  • Auckland Transport, Intern at Auckland Transport and Summer Researcher at Stockholm Resilience Centre, Aukland, New Zealand
  • Center for International Forestry Research, Researcher on Human Dimensions of Forest Service, Nairobi, Kenya
  • City of Miami - Office of Resilience and Sustainability, Summer Intern, Miami, FL
  • Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Summer Intern, Hartford, CT
  • Connecticut Green Bank, Intern, Stamford, CT
  • Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, U.S. Department of Energy, Intern, Washington, D.C.
  • Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow, New York City Housing Authority, New York, NY
  • Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps Fellow, New York Governor's Office of Storm Recovery, New York, NY
  • International Fund for Agricultural Development, Intern, Rome, Italy
  • IUCN Asia Regional Office, Bangkok, Thailand
  • MIT Collective Intelligence Center, Cambridge, MA
  • NASA Ames, DEVELOP Intern, Mountain View, CA
  • NYSERDA, NY-Sun Summer Intern, New York, NY
  • Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environmental Programme, EDF11 Waste Project Assistant, Apia, Samoa
  • Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environmental Programme, Biodiversity & Ecosystem Management Project, Apia, Samoa
  • United Nations Development Program, Sustainable Development Intern, New York, NY and Panama City, Panama
  • United Nations Development Program, High Andean Resilience Project Intern, Peru
  • United Nations Development Programme, Windhoek, Namibia
  • United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Summer Researcher, Kigali, Rwanda
  • United States Agency for International Development, Donald M. Payne International Development Fellow, Cairo, Egypt
  • United States Agency for International Development Fellow, Kosovo
  • United States Department of Energy, Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, Intern, Washington, D.C.
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency, Wetlands Strategies and State Programs Branch, Summer Intern, Washington, D.C.

NGO/Not-for-Profit

  • 596 Acres, Summer Intern, New York, NY
  • Acadia Center, Policy Analyst Intern, Hartford, CT
  • Alliance for Clean Energy New York, Summer Intern, New York, NY
  • Center for Responsible Travel, Program and Research Intern, Washington, D.C.
  • China General Chamber of Commerce U.S.A., Summer Intern, New York, NY
  • Columbia Land Trust/ Pinchot Institute of Conservation, Summer Intern, Portland, OR
  • Conservation International, Summer Intern, Washington, D.C.
  • Environmental Health Strategy Center, Environmental Public Health Research Intern, Portland, ME
  • Environmental League of Massachusetts, Policy Advocacy Intern, Boston, MA
  • Hawaiian Islands Land Trust, Summer Intern, Wailuku, HI
  • Highstead Foundation, Conservation Intern, Redding, CT
  • ICRAF / World Agroforestry Centre, Research Communications Fellowship, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Intercéréales, Research Intern, Sustainability Plan, Paris, France
  • International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), Summer Intern, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Kooskooskie Fish, Summer Intern, Portland, OR
  • National Parks Conservation Association, Conservation Programs Intern, Washington, D.C.
  • Natural Resources Defense Council, Latin American Project Intern, Washington, D.C.
  • Natural Resources Defense Council, Cameron Speth Summer Fellow in Building Energy Efficiency Research, Beijing, China
  • Natural Resources Defense Council, Summer Intern, New York, NY
  • Nature Conservancy of Maine/Maine Rivers, Portland, ME
  • NextGen Climate America, Intern, San Francisco, CA
  • Orient Land Trust, San Luis Valley, Ranch Host, Crestone, CO
  • Quivira Coalition, Summer Intern, Santa Fe, NM
  • Rainforest Alliance, Accountability Framework Intern, Washington, D.C.
  • Resilient By Design, Summer Intern, San Francisco, CA
  • Rocky Mountain Institute, Research Associate, Boulder, CO
  • Rocky Mountain Institute, Carbon War Room, Summer Intern - Islands Energy Team, Boulder, CO
  • Sustainable Energy for All, Summer Intern, Vienna, Austria
  • The Nature Conservancy, NatureVest, Green Infrastructure Finance Intern, New York, NY
  • The Nature Conservancy, Summer Intern, Lander, WY
  • The Nature Conservancy, Blue Plan Intern, New Haven, CT
  • The Nature Conservancy/Ucross High Plains Stewardship Initiative, Summer Research Fellow, Lander, WY
  • Urban Resources Initiative, Community Forester, New Haven, CT (2)
  • World Resources Institute, Bangalore, India
  • World Resources Institute, Social Landscape Strategies: Cameron Speth Fellowship, Washington, D.C.
  • World Wildlife Fund, Intern, Forest Sector Transformation, Washington, D.C.
  • World Wildlife Fund, Summer Intern, Beijing, China
  • World Wildlife Fund, Intern - Governance Project, China's Green Shift Program, Beijing, China
  • Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative, Canmore, Alberta, Canada
  • Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative, Island Park Safe Wildlife Passage Intern, Driggs and Island Park, ID

Non U.S. Independent Research

  • A natural capital approach to caribou conservation in the Alberta oil sands, Canada, Argentina, Namibia, Botswana, South Africa
  • A Pilot Study of Rhinoceros Poachers: Case Studies in Namibia and Botswana, Swakopmund, Namibia
  • Developing machine learning model to predict climate change perception in India, New Haven, CT and Hyderabad, India
  • Filmmaker, landscape changes due to natural and human causes in the transboundary Crown of the Continent ecosystem, MT; British Columbia and Alberta, Canada
  • Interdisciplinary thesis research, Washington D.C. and Canada
  • Researcher in forest science and conservation, Mahafaly Special Reserve, Betioky, Madagascar
  • Researcher in Gishwati National Park, Rwanda
  • Researcher in housing and stormwater management, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Researcher in social science, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Researcher in urban ecology, Mexico City
  • Researcher on energy access and financial inclusion, Kakamega County, Kenya
  • Studying the effects of mining on vertebrate species in Nyungwe National Park, Rwanda
  • The Social, Economic and Consumptive Roles of a Disappearing Tree Among Southern Malians, Sikasso, Mali

U.S. Independent Research

  • Beyond the Food Desert Horizon: Cultivating Puerto Rican Cultural Knowledge & Reclaiming Agency in the Food System, New Haven, CT
  • Field botanist and researcher, Laramie, WY
  • Gyrfalcon researcher, Nome, AK
  • Natural Infrastructure for Water Project, Summer Researcher, Washington D.C.
  • Reconciling Moral Ecologies at Bears Ears National Monument, Bluff, UT
  • Researcher at Yale Myers Forest, Eastford, CT
  • Researcher in aquatic ecosystem ecology, New Haven, CT
  • Researcher in coral/symbiodinium partnerships, Oahu, HI
  • Researcher in dryland ecology, Laramie, WY
  • Researcher in greenhouse ponderosa pines, Berkely, CA
  • Researcher in pine barrens fire ecology, Au Sable, NY and Waterboro, ME
  • Researcher in urban ecology and solid waste, New York, NY
  • Researcher in urban natural areas, New York, NY
  • Short term sediment dynamics of urban estuaries under altered tidal conditions, New Haven, CT
  • Social science research on the Kaho'olawe Island Reserve, Hakioawa, HI
  • Thesis research, Oakland, CA
  • Urban forestry researcher, Philadelphia, PA
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