Testing Out Careers
Cat Chang (Joint MBA-MS 3rd) worked as an intern with the Transaction Advisory group of Arup, which is a global engineering and design consultancy focused on the built environment. In addition to working on a few internal research projects related to sustainability benchmarking, as well as district energy project procurement, she supported the team in a due diligence effort related to a South American renewable energy project.
Hunter Ellis (Joint JD-MS 2nd) spent the summer clerking for Andrews Kurth, a Texas-based law firm, where he focused on traditional and renewable energy project finance as well as energy-related litigation. He was involved in negotiations and projects relating to financing arrangements for the construction of a liquid natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Louisiana and several wind farms in Latin America.
Sendil Palani (Joint MBA-MS 2nd) worked as a Summer Associate in General Electric's new Energy Storage business. This business just launched a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Schenectady, NY, and has begun delivering its first batteries to customers. The business manufactures a battery based on a sodium metal halide chemistry and plans to design batteries for customers ranging from telecom sites to utilities, with almost all applications incorporating more efficient consumption and generation of energy.