Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment - Durham

2864 19009
Position ID:Duke-NSOE-Durham-AR_JESKO [#19009]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Environmental / Environment
Business / Mangement
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/07/22, listed until 2022/01/21)
Position Description:    

Working title: Business & Environment Fellow 


The Nicholas School of the Environment’s Business and Environmental Fellowship provides an opportunity for the fellow to gain significant experience engaging with senior executives in the local entrepreneurial community in the areas of sales, marketing and business development focusing on sustainable products and services. This is a one-year program has an option for an additional year contingent upon funding and meeting performance criteria. This is an ideal candidate for this position is a recent graduate with a masters in Environmental Management or similar. 

Job Duties:

1. Assist with student advising, help recruit and manage client projects, manage the program seminar, organize events, and provide other program support

2. Collaborate with faculty leadership, managing client expectations and mediate client and student interactions.

3. Engage with senior executives in the local entrepreneurial community in the areas of sales, marketing and business development focusing on sustainable products and services.


Minimum Education Requirements: Master’s degree in Environmental Management, or similar Job 


Skills Required:

• Ability to understand a wide range of science and technology within the business and environmental science fields.
• Must have detailed knowledge of NSOE’s Business and Environment program
• A strong team-oriented focus and the ability to work independently and set work priorities with minimal supervision over regular work activities.
• Strong project management skills, with an acute attention to detail and ability to organize and communicate complex information.
• The ability to establish and manage many projects and relationships simultaneously across a broad range of technologies and markets.
• Excellent oral and written communication. 



Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


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