Tag: undergraduate special concentration in sustainable development

New 5-Year Program in Sustainable Development & Sustainability Management

by | 6.14.2015 at 4:46pm
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Columbia University’s Earth Institute and School of Continuing Education, in collaboration with Columbia College and General Studies, are pleased to announce the launch of an Accelerated Program in Sustainable Development and Sustainability Management. Through this new program, majors and special concentrators in sustainable development can earn both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in just five years, saving time and money.

From the Nile to the Sundarbans: the Undergraduate Capstones

by | 6.8.2015 at 3:46pm
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This spring, students in the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development presented innovative solutions to sustainability issues as part of their Capstone Workshop. Their clients ranged from the United States Military Academy at West Point to the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law.

Summer 2015 Internship Openings

by | 4.6.2015 at 2:47pm
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Are you a Columbia or Barnard student seeking an internship for summer 2015? Are you interested in topics of sustainability and environmental policy? Apply to be an Administrative and Research intern in the Executive Director’s Office at the Earth Institute. Interns will provide research and editing support for reports, articles, case studies, and presentations, and administrative support as needed. Apply by April 27th!

Sustainable Development Spring 2015 Workshop Briefings

by | 3.13.2015 at 2:18pm

Seniors in the Capstone Workshop in Sustainable Development will deliver their final recommendations May 1 after working collaboratively on client projects this past semester.

Senior Shares Insights on Sustainable Development Program

by | 3.13.2015 at 12:22pm
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For senior Norman Shafto, the interdisciplinary approach of the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development helped him link his interests in electrical engineering and environmental science.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Positions for Fall 2015

by | 3.11.2015 at 12:59pm
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The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development is currently accepting applications for Fall 2015 teaching assistant positions. Applicants must be current full-time CU students enrolled in a degree granting program, and be graduate students and undergraduate juniors or seniors.

Social Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development

by | 3.6.2015 at 12:42pm

Every year, the Clinton Global Initiative, in partnership with the Hult Business School, organizes a social entrepreneurship start-up competition challenging students to address the world’s toughest problems. Winners of the prize receive $1 million in seed capital to launch their start-up, as well as membership to Hult’s start-up incubator.

Record Numbers at the Annual All Ivy Sustainability Career Fair

by | 3.4.2015 at 2:49pm
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The Annual All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair brought in a record number of recruiters and students last Friday, making it the largest and most successful fair in the event’s 12-year history.

Alumna Finds Good Fit for Communication Skills

by | 2.9.2015 at 2:32pm
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Kathy Zhang CC ’13, is a graduate of the undergraduate sustainable development major program. She’s applying her skills in communications and other areas now at the Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Sustainable Development through the Lens of NYC Government

by | 1.16.2015 at 12:26pm
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Have you ever wondered about how sustainability plans develop within local government? Michael Freedman-Schnapp, director of the New York City Council’s Policy & Innovation Division, recently spoke with students about this topic at a Sustainable Development Speaker Series event.