Career Development


Alex Michalko

quote The network of human and intellectual capital I developed through my MEM/MBA experience allowed me to successfully transition into the field of corporate responsibility after graduation.quote right

Alex Michalko, MEM/MBA '10, Corporate Responsibility Strategy Associate, The Walt Disney Company


The Fuqua School of Business and EDGE provide comprehensive support to MBA and MEM/MBA students interested in pursuing energy and environment careers after graduation. Through industry-specific networking events and career expos, on-campus recruiting, energy and environment industry engagement, peer mentoring, job search teams, and individual student career coaching, Fuqua career development activities are vertically aligned with the energy and environment industry. Our career programs are aimed at developing not just short-term internship and employment prospects, but also long-term career success in the industry for our graduates.


Example Internships

Example internships held by recent Duke MBAs and MEM/MBAs:


AREVA NP - Sustainable Development & Renewable Energy Intern
AT&T - EDF Climate Corps Fellow
Brazilian Renewable Energy Company - Summer Associate
Carolina Solar Energy - Intern
Cherokee Investment Partners - SummerAssociate
Chevron Corporation - Chevron Global Marketing Graduate Development Program Intern
Coca-Cola Enterprises - Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Intern
Constellation Energy - Summer Intern
Duke Energy Corporation - Summer Analyst - Commercial Associate Intern
EDF Trading Limited - Intern, Emissions Trading
Emerson Electric - Strategic Planner
EnerNOC - MBA Intern, Utility Solutions
ExxonMobil Corporation - Financial Analyst Intern - Controller
ExxonMobil Corporation - General Management Intern - Gas Marketing, Refining & Supply and Chemicals
First Wind - Summer Associate, Finance
FPL Energy - Summer Intern
Fraunhofer USA Center for Sustainable Energy Systems - TechBridge Fellow
GE Renewable Energy Leadership Program - Summer MBA Intern
Green Order - Summer Associate
HIP Investor Inc. - Intern
Honest Tea - Strategy Analyst - Net Impact Intern
ICAP Energy - Associate, Emissions Team
Mars, Inc. - Supply Chain Sustainability Intern
McDonald's Corporation - EDF Climate Corps Fellow
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) - Strategic Energy Analysis and Applications Intern
NC Sustainable Energy Association - Summer Intern
Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) - MBA Intern
PGI International - Sustainability Intern
Raytheon Company - EDF Climate Corps Fellow
SJF Ventures - MBA Associate
SkyFuel, Inc. - Intern
Skyline Solar - Product Marketing Intern
Social Private Equity South Africa (SPESA) - Summer Associate
Sonoco - Supply Management Intern
Terrapass - Carbon Offset Originator
The Institute for Sustainable Development - Sustainability Fellow
The Nature Conservancy - U.S. Climate Policy Program
UPC Wind - Finance Associate
Yahoo! Inc. - EDF Climate Corps Fellow

Example Careers

Example positions held by Duke MBAs and MEM/MBAs:


Agile Energy - Director
AREVA - Global Marketing Manager, Nuclear Power
Argand Energy Solutions - Consultant
Bayer Environmental Science - Senior Development Manager
BP - Commercial Relations Manager
Bronzeoak Clean Energy  - CEO
Calvert Group - Regional Vice President
CaraGreen - President - Founder
Center for Indigenous Environmental Resources - Sustainable Economic Development Strategist
Chevron Corporation - Senior Biofuels Analyst
Chevron Corporation - Financial Analyst, Finance MBA Program
Chevron Technology Ventures, Emerging Energy Group - Business Development Manager
Constellation Energy - Control Room Supervisor
Credit Suisse - Director, Energy Group
Cudd Energy Services - Business Development/Commercial Manager Asia Pacific
Cummins Inc. - Global Director, Energy Solutions
Devon Energy Corporation - Senior Commercial Advisor
Disney - Associate, Corporate Responsibility Strategy
Duke Energy - VP, Office of Nuclear Development
EcoCurrent, Inc. - Principal
ecoFridge - President & CEO
Enviro-Chem Environmental Services, Inc. - Vice President
Environmental Protection Agency - Director
Evolution Markets - Vice President
ExxonMobil Corporation - Financial Analyst
FPL Energy - Senior Financial Analyst
GDF Suez - Commercial Developer
GE Energy Financial Services - Portfolio Manager
Global Energy Talent - CEO
GreenOrder - Principal
groSolar - Director, Utility Solar
Horizon Wind Energy - Performance Manager
Institute for Sustainable Development - Director of Operations
John Deere Renewables - Business Development Manager
Lenovo - Director of Sustainability
Lockheed Martin Corporation - Dir. of Business Development, Renewable Energy Group
Massey Energy - Special Assistant to the Office of the Chairman 
MGM-Mirage Inc. - VP, Energy and Environmental Services
Midwest ISO - Director, Transmission Infrastructure Strategies
MMA Renewable Ventures - Senior Director, Acquisitions
Morgan Stanley - Associate, Emissions Trading
NextEra Energy Resources - Financial Trader
Noble Environmental Power - Senior Vice President-Project Finance
Nth Degree - Principal
OPOWER - Director, Business Development
Progress Energy - Sr Portfolio Analyst
Provista Renewable Fuels - Marketer
ScottMadden - Associate
Shell Energy North America - General Manager - CIA North East USA
Shell Exploration & Production - Business Planning Focal Point
SkyFuel, Inc. - VP Project Development
Soham Energy - Managing Director & Vice Chairman
Sony Entertainment - Director of Sustainability
Spectra Energy - VP, Energy Policy and Gov. Affairs
SunGenX - Co-Founder
SunPower Corporation - Business Development Manager
Sunworks, LLC - Managing Director
Suzlon Energy Ltd. - Group Head, M&A and Corp. Devt.
SWITCH Materials - COO
The Tagos Group - Director, Program Services, Sustainability and Energy Efficiency
The Wind Alliance - Business Development Manager
UK Green Building Council - Head of Sustainable Business Development
Vestas Americas - Graduate Programme
Wind Capital Group - Executive VP - Administration
Wipro EcoEnergy - Corporate Strategy Development