Environment, Energy, & Sustainability

Meet the needs of the present without compromising the needs of the future! Students and alumni who are a part of this community strive to develop innovative solutions in the fields of environment, energy, & sustainability (EES). Some careers of interest include: environmental scientist, consultant, energy policy analyst, conservationist, forester, stormwater specialist, community organizer, urban planner, business leader, activist and many more. Browse this page for alumni to engage with, events to attend, student organizations to consider joining, internships and jobs to explore, professional organizations to learn from, and blog posts to deepen your understanding.


7 In-Demand Green Skills Right Now

Every major change in the world impacts the labor market, and climate change is no exception. As environmental crises escalate and new challenges emerge—like meeting the 2030 emission reduction target—companies are pushed to invest in sustainable practices. To navigate …

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Who’s Hiring? 10 Organizations Advancing Climate Action

From Idealist: Kyle Kaplan, April 29, 2024

Collaborative action remains essential in our fight against climate change. When people come together to address the impact we have on the planet through a multifaceted approach that considers ecological conservation, social justice, …

By Elizabeth Gawron
Elizabeth Gawron Assistant Director of Career Services
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MPA-MSES Alumni Spotlight: Meghan Ploch, Regional Director @ Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation

Alum: Meghan Ploch

Organization: Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC)

Current Position: Regional Director, Office of External Affairs

Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee

Alma Maters: Indiana University, BS (2012) / Indiana University, MPA-MSES (2014)

Can you share a little bit about yourself …

By Elizabeth Gawron
Elizabeth Gawron Assistant Director of Career Services
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