2020

Luz Angelica Gil MPA '20 
Advisor on Climate Change Policy
The Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations, New York City, USA

As a career changer, the Energy and Environment concentration provided me with the essential tools and practical knowledge to develop in the climate change policy arena. Classes like Climate Change Policy, Carbon Pricing, Energy Systems Fundamentals, and the EE Practicum were key to my professional development.

 

 

Daniela Garcia Santoyo MPA '20

Associate
Global Capital Finance, NY, USA

Being a SIPA EE student helped me to build out my knowledge and expertise in the renewable energy sector and provided me with the analytical tools I needed to develop a new career path. It gave me access to a great network of talented and passionate people working in energy and sustainability.

 

2019

Kirsten Holland MPA '19
Program Manager
Offshore Wind at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center - Boston, MA, USA

The Energy and Environment Concentration at SIPA afforded me the opportunity to change careers and build out subject-matter expertise in renewable energy, while gaining broad knowledge of the interconnected nature of global energy and climate systems. EE courses, speakers, and events were instrumental to my academic and professional development during my time at SIPA, providing the rigor and skill-set necessary to pursue a career in climate and clean energy policy.

Scott Belding MPA '19 
Researcher
National Renewable Energy Laboratory

SIPA is a big program, but the Energy & Environment cohort seemed perfectly sized: small enough to build a sense of peer community, yet large enough to support that community and offer plenty of desirable courses.

Esteban Angel MPA '19
Business Consultant
Accenture - Mexico City, Mexico

Engaging with professors is one of the most important things one should do to take full advantage of the Master. EE professors are particularly very open to meet with students and help them in their professional life.

 

2018

Lindsay Cherry MPA '18
Solar Analyst, Renewable Technologies Team
Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables (formerly Greentech Media Research)

SIPA provided me with the tools to develop the analytical skills I needed to work in renewables research. 

 

Mac Farrell MPA '18
ICF, Energy Markets Consultant

The coursework I took in pursuit of the energy and environment concentration taught me the intricate language of the energy industry, which I now use on a daily basis. My time at SIPA taught me concepts, skills and best practices that are critical in the work that I do and the career I hope to have making the energy industry more sustainable.

 

Jeff Lepley MPA '18
Business Development Associate
GI Energy 

The SIPA classroom taught me how various energy applications are connected and utilized, the value of wholesale electricity markets and how to navigate the policy surrounding new developments. But it was the specific client engagements I received through my Capstone and Hacking for Energy projects that gave me the practical experience that I find myself using on a daily basis. 

 

Abraham (Abe) Wapner MPA '18 
Associate
Coalition for Green Capital

The EE program at SIPA introduced me to a world-class network of passionate, intelligent people working in clean energy.