Student Energy Career Training 2022 Cohort Application

SE Career Training is a 4-month cohort-based program aimed at young people between the ages of 18 and 30 who are interested in pursuing a career that advances the energy transition. The course will offer a comprehensive introduction to the current energy system, decarbonization pathways, energy economics and governance, as well as some applied skills training related to project management and finance.


The goal of SE Career Training is to provide you with technical and soft skills training needed to land them an entry-level role or internship in the energy sector. 


The first month of the program will work through a curated curriculum with resources and training relevant to their respective projects. All program participants will complete the general curriculum.


General Curriculum (1st Month):

  • Energy Systems 101

  • Energy Career Paths

  • Project Management Basics

  • Model Thinking/Data-Driven Decision Making


While the 2nd-4th month will focus on practicum projects sourced from International Energy Organizations across 4 specializations. As a participant, you will select one of the specialized tracks that you would like to pursue. The project you are assigned will be tailored to your specialization, and you will work in teams to complete project deliverables. 


Specialized Tracks (2nd-4th Month):

  • Energy Policy Analysis

  • Energy Market Analysis

  • Project Development

  • Project Finance


The deadline to apply is December 6th, 2021

To find out more please visit: studentenergy.org/career-training-program/


Questions? Email: etct@studentenergy.org
Before You Apply
When you apply to the Career Training program you apply as an individual. Teams will be created during the program composing of 3-5 cohort members, that will work on the project a sourced from our partner organizations. This is a volunteer-based experiential learning program. The first month will cover training and foundational modules on energy and project management to aid you through out the program. The second-fourth month will cover completing deliverables from the Practicum Project from partner organizations. You will be expected to spend a total of 5 hours per week (total 60 hours) working through different partner projects. An additional 60 hours will cover technical training and career coaching to help you through the various challenges you'll encounter during the program.


Timeline For The Career Training Program: January, 2022 to April, 2022


Team Formation: 3-5 cohort members per team

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Personal Information












Education





Please provide the complete official name of the post-secondary institution (college/university/school) that you currently attend.
Student Energy Engagement




Program Commitments
Please answer the following questions:




Energy Knowledge







From your experience, what are the three biggest barriers young people face to taking action on the sustainable energy transition?





Specialization Selection




Written Response



To complete this, you need to record a video of yourself, less than 5 mins in length answering the prompt questions. Once you have the video recorded, you should upload it to YouTube as an unlisted video and only share the video link in the response box

How to upload an un-listed video on YouTube
1. Sign into or create your YouTube Account

2. Go to your My Channel page

3. If you need to upload a video, click on create a video or post (camcorder) in the upper right banner, then upload video. 

4. Change the setting to upload the video as an unlisted video and select the video from your desktop which you’d like to make an unlisted video. Click Done to confirm. Copy link and include when you submit your poster.