Real-World Energy Management Experience
EDF Climate Corps recruits and trains graduate students from a wide range of programs and embeds them in leading organizations around the world for 10-12 weeks in the summer. Since 2008, EDF Climate Corps has placed over 700 fellows in host organizations, including Yahoo!, Colgate-Palmolive, Microsoft, General Motors, and Procter & Gamble. EDF Climate Corps fellows have the opportunity to become part of our growing network of energy management and sustainability practitioners, representing a community of over 1000 inspiring leaders. They also undergo interactive training and gain access to EDF resources such as job postings. We are excited to launch our fourth year of EDF Climate Corps program in China. To have your application reviewed earlier and be considered for the first round of offers, please submit your application before the first deadline for China fellowship which is Dec 8, 2016. The final deadline for China fellowship is Dec 31, 2016. All applications have to be submitted through the online portal.
What EDF Climate Corps Looks For
EDF Climate Corps seeks top graduate students with analytical and project management backgrounds who are excited to make an impact through smart energy management. Fellows are chosen for their ability to do technical and financial analyses, manage projects, communicate effectively, and help facilitate organizational change.
EDF Climate Corps in China
Since 2014, EDF Climate Corps has placed 22 fellows in China with leading companies including: Apple, New Balance, McDonald’s, IKEA, Coca-Cola and Walmart. These talented graduate students have found tens of millions of dollars in energy savings for their “host companies” and their supply chains.
Info About Training
In May, EDF hosts a weeklong training for fellows with EDF experts and sustainability consultants. The curriculum covers energy efficiency, sustainability strategy, carbon accounting, building systems, financial analysis and more. For China fellows, we have an additional training in China in June which is more tailored for industrial efficiencies in China. See the 2017 Training Agenda.