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Virtual All Ivy Career Week: February 6-10

The virtual career fair will include information sessions, panel talks, one-on-ones with company representatives, and more. Students and alumni must register by Friday, February 3 in order to participate.

by Kayley Beard |January 31, 2023

Intern With the Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development This Spring

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until February 7.

by |January 24, 2023

Funding Opportunities for Student Travel in Spring 2023

Travel grant funding is meant to support students’ continued learning, by helping to facilitate fieldwork in the areas of climate change, sustainable development and the environment.

by Yana Zeltser |January 19, 2023

Spring 2023 Student Research Opportunities

The Climate School is offering three new research assistant opportunities during the Spring 2023 semester.

by Yana Zeltser |January 11, 2023
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Columbia Climate School in the Green Mountains: Summer 2022 Students Share Their Experiences

Learn firsthand about our pre-college summer programs from past participants.

by Laurel Zaima-Sheehy and Christina Deodatis |January 4, 2023
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Alumni Join Forces to Protect Wildlife at Major Conference in Panama

Three Environmental Science and Policy alumni worked to protect wild fauna and flora threatened by the international trade at a major wildlife conference in November.

by |December 23, 2022

Spring 2023 Internships at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

Remote positions are available. Applications will be accepted until January 15.

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Mock Climate Negotiations Give Students a Global Perspective

Why is it so hard to stop climate change? A mock COP27 classroom activity helped students better understand climate negotiations, and taught them that a solid climate education includes perspectives from across the world.

by Rex Koenig |December 13, 2022
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Columbia Climate School Hosts 7th Annual Sustainability Careers Reception

Students and professionals met to discuss the challenges and real-world applications of sustainability and climate.

by Kayley Jewel Beard, Annie Delgadillo, and Arushi Singh |December 9, 2022
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Faculty Spotlight: Chandler Precht

Learn more about the associate director of our sustainability programs, a South Florida native determined to protect the ecosystems that first inspired her.

by Frederique Fyhr |December 8, 2022