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The Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (ARPA-E) is devoted exclusively to transformational energy technology research and development. ARPA-E’s mission is to:
- · Enhance U.S. economic security by identifying technologies with the potential to reduce energy imports from foreign sources; reduce energy-related greenhouse gas emissions; and improve efficiency across the energy spectrum.
- · Ensure the U.S. remains a technological leader in developing and deploying advanced energy technologies.
ARPA-E’s Technology-to-Market (T2M) team serves the overall APRA-E mission by working on commercialization strategies across programs and with individual projects. The T2M group works with ARPA-E projects to establish a clear value proposition, market strategy, business model, strong partnerships, and follow-on funding options around the technologies under development.
ARPA-E is seeking Technology-to-Market Scholars for the summer of 2013 who have a unique combination of technical and business skills to assist in commercialization of high-impact technology development programs. This internship opportunity offers exposure to promoting the transition of cutting-edge energy technologies to market in a fast-paced environment. Scholars will assist with Technology-to-Market program efforts in one or more topical areas. Each selected Scholar will be paid a weekly stipend and travel costs; length of stay ranges from 8-12 weeks.
Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree (preferably in a technical field), are in the midst of completing a graduate level degree (preferably MBA or technical degree M.S./Ph.D. with a business focus), and have 3+ years of relevant work experience. Applicants should be prepared for deep immersion in a specific energy program area and must be comfortable working independently. Strong written and oral communication abilities, as well as an interest in energy and energy technologies, are required.
All positions will be based at ARPA-E’s headquarters in Washington, DC. US Citizenship is required.
Highly motivated candidates should submit a CV, a cover letter, and a list of references at http://arpae.recruiterbox.com/
Questions can be directed via email to ARPA-Efirstname.lastname@example.org with the words “Technology-to-Market Scholars” in the subject heading.
Applications are due by noon on Monday, April 1st, 2013.
The US energy landscape is growing in complexity as demand for natural resources steadily increases and communities become more engaged in their energy futures. Join your peers in creating potential solutions to a multifaceted energy issue alongside top graduate students from universities across the US. We invite your university to form a team and apply for The US Energy Challenge
– an energy business case competition on April 4th -5th, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
Applications accepted through February 28th. Only fifteen schools from across the US will be selected to field a team of four to five graduate students in this prestigious competition. Due to the complexity and breadth of The US Energy Challenge, teams with expertise across the fields of engineering, geoscience, political/social science, and business will be given preference in the application process.
Through The US Energy Challenge, we are looking generate significant dialogue and develop talent to be prepared to address the critical energy issues of our generation. We also hope to raise awareness of the World Petroleum Council (WPC) and our US National Committee and US Youth Committee in preparation for the upcoming 4th WPC Youth Forum to be held in October 2013 in Calgary, and the 21st World Petroleum Congress in Moscow in June 2014. The WPC is a non-profit organization with sixty-five member countries.
“The Business Case for Sustainability” by Tim Carey, PepsiCo
FREE – Everyone Welcome
Hoff Theater, Stamp
Date and time:
March 04, 2013; 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Tim Carey, PepsiCo’s Director of Sustainability & Technology presents “The Business Case for Sustainability” Monday, 3/4/13: 5-6:30pm @ Hoff Theater at the Stamp Student Union.
Mr. Carey will provide some insights as to why sustainability is quickly becoming a top priority for Fortune 500 companies and for local mom-and-pop shops alike – specifically, why a “healthier future for all people and our planet means a more successful future for PepsiCo.” As Mr. Carey welcomes interaction with the audience, a Q&A session will follow his presentation.
Sponsored by the Environment, Technology & Economy and Business, Society & Economy Programs of CP Scholars, the Environmental Science & Policy Program, and the Stamp.
Contact information: ETE Office: email@example.com, x-41519
This is ExxonMobil
Delivered by Rhonda Pope
Monday, February 11, 5:30-7:00PM
Robert. H. Smith School of Business, College Park, Room 1418
Business Formal Attire
As the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company with nearly 80,000 employees and operations or marketing activities on six continents, ExxonMobil works every day to find, develop and deliver new supplies of energy to meet growing demand across the globe. This presentation looks at that growing demand, and how we are well positioned to meet it through our Upstream, Downstream and Chemical operations. It explores the critical role of technology and our workforce in meeting the world’s energy needs throughout our over 125-year history, and concludes with a discussion of our commitment to operating as a responsible corporate citizen around the world.
5:30-6:00: Food and Registration
To RSVP, please follow this link:
Please Join Us For A Networking Event Hosted By:
McDonough School of Business, Georgetown Energy & Clean Tech Club (GECC)
George Washington School of Business, GW Energy Group
Robert H. Smith School of Business, Smith Energy Association
*Hors d’oeuvres & Drinks Provided*
President - Hunt Green LLC
The GW Energy Group, GECC, and the Smith Energy Association are proud to welcome Suzanne Hunt to lead a discussion on the latest trends in the biofuel and clean energy industries. Suzanne currently leads the Carbon War Room’s work on aviation and renewable fuels. She is also the President of Hunt Green, LLC, in Washington DC which provides strategic advising for decision-makers in business, government and non-profit arenas on a range of renewable energy, sustainable mobility, agriculture, and green design challenges.
On February 25, 2013
6:00pm: Welcoming & Introduction
6:15pm – 6:45pm: Speaker’s Remarks
6:45pm – 7:00pm: Q&A
7:00pm – 8:00pm: Networking Reception
The 9th Annual Carnegie Mellon Conferance on the Electricity Industry: TOWARD DATA-DRIVEN LOW-COST GREEN U.S. ENERGY SYSTEMS
This is a two day, single-track conference which features research presentations by graduate students, academics, consultants, representatives of ISOs, and representatives from government. This is a great opportunity to connect with leaders in academia, government, or industry, and most importantly other students working on electric grid related engineering and policy research. This is also a great forum for presenting your own research and getting helpful feedback or starting new collaborations.
Please see the website for registration and the call for presentation submissions.
Secretary Chu invites you to attend an Inauguration event on Saturday, January 19th at the Energy Department’s cafeteria entitled “Energy All Stars: What’s Our Energy Future?” As our nation celebrates the Inauguration of President Barack Obama, the Energy Department will host energy visionaries to share their insights and perspective on our nation’s energy future. The Energy Department has a terrific line-up of speakers and we are looking forward to an exciting and thought-provoking afternoon.
- Doyle Benneby, President and CEO, CPS Energy
- Jennifer Granholm, former Michigan Governor
- Michael Liebreich, Founder and CEO, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
- Bill Nye the Science Guy
- Susan Tierney, Managing Principal, Analysis Group
- Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor of Los Angeles
Secretary Chu will provide opening remarks and we are awaiting word on a White House representative who will also provide a welcome.
The event runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Doors will open at noon and we will have an array of exhibits from DOE program offices that we hope you will find of interest, as well.
Please note, space is limited and tickets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Please feel free to forward this invitation to any and all who you know will have interest!
To register, please go to: http://energy.gov/energy-all-