Class of 2017 First Destination - 6 Months Out

The Career Development Office conducts a survey six months after graduation each year, to determine the academic and employment activities of recent YSE graduates.  This page breaks down first destination by broad sectors.
Class of 2017 by Sector

Academic (K - Higher Education)

  • Environmental Law Graduate Research Fellow, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, White Plains, NY
 

Entrepreneurial

  • General Manager, Becker Gestion Ambiental, Puerto Varas, Lakes Region, Chile
  • Principal and Co-founder, Green Banyan Consulting, Middletown, CT
 

Private Sector (Business/Consulting/Law)

  • Analyst, ICF, Fairfax, VA
  • Architectural Designer and Researcher, Mithun, Seattle, WA
  • Associate Project Development Engineer, Ameresco, Framingham, MA
  • Associate, CleanCapital, New York, New York
  • Associate, GE Energy Financial Services, New York, NY
  • Associate, GoldenSet Capital, Stamford, CT
  • Business Analyst, McKinsey & Company, Tokyo, Japan
  • Communications Strategist, Princeton Hydro, Sicklerville, NJ
  • Consultant, Boston Consulting Group, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Corporate Responsibility Analyst, Newfield Exploration, The Woodlands, TX
  • Energy Programs Specialist, Advanced Microgrid Solutions, San Francisco, CA
  • ESG Manager, AMERRA Capital Management, New York, NY
  • Global Supply Analyst, Tesla, Fremont, CA
  • Land Use Associate Attorney, Whitbeck Benedict Smith LLP, Hudson, NY
  • Manager, Energy Research & Product Development, CME Group, NYMEX World Headquarters, New York, NY
  • Manager of Ecosystem Services, Ranch Advisory Partners, Bozeman, MT
  • Manager, Ofo US, New York, NY
  • MBA Associate, PG&E, San Francisco, CA
  • Natural Resource Management Consultant, Accenture, Denver, CO
  • Policy Manager, Western Markets, Cypress Creek Renewables, San Francisco, CA
  • Product Development and Sustainability Co-op, L’Oreal, New York, NY
  • Project Manager, aquaTECTURE LLC, Los Angeles, CA
  • Project Manager, ERM, Washington, D.C.
  • Project Manager, Jorge Schmidt Co, San Felipe, Valparaiso, Chile
  • Researcher/Reporter, VICE Media, Brooklyn, NY
  • Scientist, Aramco, Novi, MI
  • Social Impact and Advocacy Manager, Sir Kensington's, New York, NY
  • Stephen D. Ramsey Fellow, General Electric, Boston, MA
  • Sustainability Assistant, Ahlstrom-Munksjo, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Sustainability Consultant, Self-employed (Organic Valley), Seattle, WA
  • Sustainability Initiatives Manager, Macmillan, New York, NY
  • Sustainable Chemicals Specialist, Kingfisher Plc, London, England
  • Technical Program Manager, Tesla, Fremont, CA


Further Study

  • Fox International Research Fellow, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Fox International Research Fellow, Tokyo, Japan
  • M.P.A. (Master of Public Administration), Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA
  • Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
  • Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Ph.D. in Natural Resources, University of Vermont, Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, Burlington, VT
  • Ph.D. in Plant Science & Landscape Architecture, University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD
  • Ph.D. in Environmental and Forest Sciences, The University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Ph.D. in Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Ph.D. in Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Ph.D. in Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Not-for-Profit/Non-Governmental Organization

  • Associate of Policy and Research, Climate Advisers, Washington D.C.
  • Climate Adaptation Consultant, United Nations Development Program
  • Consultant, The Bridgespan Group, New York, NY
  • Consultant, World Bank, Washington, D.C.
  • Consultant, World Bank, Washington, D.C.
  • Coordinator, Pittsburgh Living Product Hub, International Living Future Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership, Washington, D.C.
  • Director of Communications & Community Relations, Vermont Natural Resources Council, Montpelier, VT
  • Director, McLean Game Refuge, Simsbury, CT
  • Equal Justice Works Fellow, Earthjustice, New York, NY
  • Evergreen Forests Program Manager, Washington Environmental Council, Seattle, WA
  • Executive Director, New Canaan Land Trust, New Canaan, CT
  • GO BIG Communications Associate, ClimateWorks Foundation, San Francisco, CA
  • Gruber Fellow, Fundacion Cordillera Tropical, Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
  • International Consultant, WRI, Washington, D.C.
  • Liman Fellow, Public Advocates, San Francisco, CA
  • Long Island Sound Water Quality Campaign Manager, The Nature Conservancy Connecticut Chapter, New Haven, CT
  • Operations Associate, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Palo Alto, CA
  • Project Manager, Center for Sustainable Energy, Boston, MA
  • Project Manager, Chesapeake, Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, D.C.
  • Project Manager, EcoAgriculture Partners, Washington, D.C.
  • Research Associate, Map of Life, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • Research Fellow, Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, Stonington, ME
  • Research Officer, GROOTS Kenya/ LANDac, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Senior Analyst, Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, Burlington, VT
  • Solutions Fellow, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), Arlington, VA
  • Sustainable Materials Manager, US BCSD, Austin, TX


Government/Public Sector

  • Associate, NY Green Bank, New York, NY
  • Coastal Wetlands Researcher ORISE Participant, U.S. EPA ORISE, Washington, D.C.
  • Communications Coordinator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Boulder, CO
  • Development Planner, Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Director of Transport and Transit Control, National Transit Agency, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
  • Energy Industry Analyst, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C.
  • Fellow/Performance Analyst, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, San Francisco, CA
  • Forester, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Warrensburg, NY
  • Green Business Associate, San Francisco Department of the Environment, San Francisco, CA
  • Intern to CEO and Director of Marketing, CT Green Bank, Rocky Hill, CT
  • Knauss Legislative Fellow, NOAA Sea Grant, Washington, D.C.
  • Management Analyst, USDA - NRCS, Washington, D.C.
  • Program Coordinator, National Climate Assessment, United States Global Research Program, Washington, D.C.
  • Program Manager, LA County Dept. of Health Services, Whole Person Care Pilot Program, Los Angeles, CA