2011 Geballe Fellowships Positions in Environmental Defense Fund – Washington, USA
2011 Geballe Fellowships by Corporate Partnerships Program, Environmental Defense Fund – Washington, D.C.
Study subject: Environment and Economy Employer: Environmental Defense fund , Washington, D.C. Level: Master’s
Preparation: As for receiving any scholarship, you must have certain skills and knowledge, also, pay attention to the quality of the dissertation discussion chapter if you want to include papers in your resume.
Scholarship description: the Geballe fellowship seeks recent graduates of advanced degree programs in business or environmental management for a two-year position with edf. Working under the guidance of a corporate partnerships managing director, the fellow will support edf’s work in three ways. first, fellows will work on ongoing long-term projects – such as our green returns initiative with kohlberg kravis roberts & co. (kkr), the carlyle group (carlyle) and other leaders in the private equity sector to make measuring and improving environmental performance a standard practice across the industry. Second, fellows may assist on “rapid response” efforts to work with leading corporations on short-term projects designed to test the potential for impact and industry-level change. finally, fellows may also support our new project development efforts to identify and research new partnership ideas. at the end of two-year fellowship, the fellow is expected to “graduate” from edf with new environmental expertise and project management skills and move on to a position with a leading corporation. edf assists the fellow in finding such opportunities through mentoring, access to industry experts, and travel to meetings and conferences.
Scholarship application deadline: 28 January 2011.