On July 31, students from the Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy program met with representatives from diverse professional fields for a Career Development Panel. Moderated by Monica Pham (MPA-ESP ’13), this panel gave students the opportunity to see the potential far-reaching applications of a degree in Environmental Science and Policy.
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On July 1, students from the Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy program traveled to the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory to expose the students to the research being conducted by Lamont researchers.
Students and faculty from the Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy program toured the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, N.Y., recently to see how environmental science, policy and public activism come together in an urban setting.
Christoph Meinrenken, Associate Research Scientist with the Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy led a seminar on Product Lifecycle Assessment and Carbon Footprinting. This seminar is part of the Sustainability Skills Series available to students in the Earth Institute education programs.
The Master of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA-ESP) program will be participating in a variety of upcoming recruitment fairs and information sessions across the United States in the coming months. If you would like to learn more about our program, please join us at these events, which are free of charge and… read more
Having multiple interests is an asset in a world where complex problems necessitate holistic solutions from practitioners who can communicate with a multitude of stakeholders. “Interdisciplinary study is the way of the future because among different stakeholders, communication is key,” said student David Katz. Students from Columbia University’s Ph.D. program in Sustainable Development and the MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program share their experiences with undergraduates in the Columbia community.
Expected to graduate in May 2012, Cindy Hollenberg, is confident that climatology has been her favorite class to date because it’s dynamic, but she can’t choose just one area of environmental policy and management that interests her most. “I have a difficult time choosing just one for the same reason that I was drawn to the program – I want to learn about and do it all!”
A recent anonymous gift of $200,000 to the Earth Institute will provide financial support for students from developing countries. The gift will fund two scholarships for students either in our MA in Climate and Society or MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program, and will also provide funding for summer internships.