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Yale Clean Energy Student Manager

Who can apply?

Yale matriculated graduate students only. This position is not open to undergraduates.

General Clean Energy Collaborative Program Information

Over the past two years, a team of Yale students, faculty, and staff from across the University have worked on developing the Yale Clean Energy Collaborative, including facilitating individual and group stakeholder meetings, acquiring content for monthly newsletters, designing an online platform, setting up the governance infrastructure, and more. This year the program is deploying a social networking platform for Collaborative members and hosting the 2nd Annual Clean Energy Conference in November 2022. Join us to make this exciting year a success!

# of Positions, Dates, and Workload

  • One (1) position: Yale Clean Energy Student Manager
  • Position duration: 2022/23 academic year
  • Average weekly workload expected: 5 to 10 hours, full time during breaks is preferred. Hours may extend to 18 per week during the week of the Clean Energy Conference (the Conference is Thurs., Nov. 3rd – Fri., Nov. 4th, 2022).
Tasks and Duties

Because of the fluid nature of running a new program at Yale, we’re looking for a motivated, proactive, and organized Yale graduate student to join our team as we deliver the program and continue adding new features and content to the program, as well as professionalize our administrative systems.

The Clean Energy Student Manager will, in cooperation with the Collaborative’s Clean Energy Coordinator:

  • Coordinate and recruit speakers to participate in the 2022 Yale Clean Energy Conference;
  • Assist in the coordination and delivery of an amazing 2nd Annual Clean Energy Conference at Yale, to be held November 2-3, 2022.
  • Assist in deploying a networking platform (HiveBrite) to serve as the platform for all Collaborative members, including improving on the current system to track Yale alums in the energy industry;
  • Coordinate with Energy SIG/Energy Club leaders to create a coherent and collaborative approach to clean energy events at YSE and SOM, and communicate with undergrad Energy Studies program/Energy Specialization coordinators and energy focused students in other programs across campus to ensure our pooled resources can serve both online participants and on-campus students;
  • Coordinate and recruit alums to participate in a series of interactive Zoom events over the course of the academic year for FDCE participants and Yale students to learn what  alums do in practice in their positions (for example, the What the Heck Do I Actually Do? Event series);
  • Assist CBEY in developing ideas to further the integration of clean energy activities and resources between on-campus students and online participants;
  • Other tasks relating to the management of the Clean Energy Collaborative as assigned by CBEY.

This is for you if:

  • You are passionate about clean energy and want to join a team dedicated to accelerating the uptake of clean energy worldwide;
  • You are proactive and interested in taking on and owning moving parts (large and small) of a major initiative on clean energy at Yale still in its infancy;
  • You like finding where dots connect and working to connect them across organizations;
  • You are interested in both proposing ideas and implementing others’ ideas;
  • You can work independently, and handle project management efficiently, while working remotely;
  • You are confident and respectful in your interaction with stakeholders, - from students, staff, faculty, external vendors, and experts across functions;
  • You follow through and can adjust your course of action based on feedback;
  • You are an excellent writer and professional communicator;
  • You like other humans and it shows!
Location/Time Zone

Remote but applicants need to be able to work and meet remotely with CBEY team on New Haven time on a weekly basis.

Required Equipment

You will need your own computer (standard laptop or desktop with a webcam) and your own internet access with sufficient bandwidth to handle Zoom videoconferencing for meetings.