The Energy and Environment concentration at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs provides students with the robust industry knowledge and an analytic toolkit to develop and implement solutions across the key energy and environment resource challenges in the world today. Students are uniquely trained to integrate issues facing public, private, and nonprofit firms in this industry.
In addition to dozens of specialized courses available from world-class faculty, students learn practical insights through internships, corporate engagement with New York City’s business community, and hands-on Capstone Workshops driving solutions to industry challenges around the world. SIPA’s Center on Global Energy Policy attracts global industry leaders as Fellows and program participants, while providing cutting-edge research on timely topics. The program also draws on related activities across Columbia University, from the Earth Institute to the schools of business, law, science, and public health. In all, SIPA’s Energy and Environment concentration offers an unrivaled set of resources and programs to train experts in this field.