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Sustainable Systems Career Resources
Graduates of SNRE's SS program pursue careers in the government, private, and nonprofit sectors, often obtaining leadership roles in engineering and product development, management consulting, and strategic and sustainability planning. They work toward systems improvements including transportation efficiency, green buildings, supply chain management, public utility analysis and regulation, and renewable energy. Below is a list of employers of SS graduates.
Featured SS Employers
- Black & Veatch
- DTE Energy
- Ford Motor Company
- ICF International
- Pacific Gas and Electric Company
- Rocky Mountain Institute
- U.S. Department of Energy
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SS students acquire many of the skills listed below. Consider including those that apply to you on your resume:
Carbon emissions modeling, community sustainable development, corporate environmental management and social responsibility, energy analysis, markets, and policy, engineering analysis and optimization, environmental economics, environmental systems analysis, environmental footprint accounting, life-cycle assessment, renewable electricity planning, spatial analysis, strategic planning, sustainable design and manufacturing, sustainability: mobility, buildings, urban systems, food systems, sustainable technology assessment, systems thinking.
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