Spend 8 weeks next summer working as a team with fellow undergraduate students on a multifaceted project. Fellowships are Cardinal-Quarter-eligible. The fellowship will run from 7/5/2021 to 8/27/2021.
The summer 2021 Energy Impact Fellowship will be hosted by the TomKat Center. The team of undergraduate fellows will spend the summer exploring the technical, economic and regulatory barriers to increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of plastics recycling in California with a particular focus on strategies to reduce pollution, landfill waste, and exports to vulnerable regions. You will be based at Stanford under the direction of TomKat personnel but will interact with a broad range of professionals and experts on the technology, policy, and business aspects of the project. You will gain hands-on experience in designing, managing and executing such a project and creating a comprehensive report. An outcome of the project will be a set of policy recommendations that you will present to relevant industry and Government stakeholders.
Undergraduate students (any year or major) who have a passion for renewable energy and who enjoy working on projects that have tangible social value. Some relevant technical and project management experience or skills would be a plus. Creativity, curiosity, resourcefulness, and the ability to work in collaboration with others are paramount.
This immersive 8 week summer program will include:
You can apply for this opportunity through SOLO. A complete fellowship application includes the following components:
The personal statement questions are your opportunity to express why you are interested in this particular fellowship experience. The selection committee is interested in both your personal and academic reasons for applying to this program. Please ensure that you are specific in your responses to the questions, yet succinct. Each response should be approximately one paragraph (4 to 6 sentences) in length.