Event highlight

Nine organisations join Spring 2023 Energy and Climate Networking Event

Thank you to the Hertie School alumni and community members who introduced their organisations and spoke with our students about careers in the field.

On Wednesday, 3 May, the Centre for Sustainability, Hertie School Career Development office and the Hertie Energy and Environment Network hosted the bi-annual Energy and Climate Networking event with representatives from nine climate and energy organisations, including many Hertie School alumni. Students and alumni learned from guest speakers about their experiences in the field, gaining insights into how to prepare for careers in sustainability. Following a brief introduction round where presenters gave an overview of their organisations, students, alumni, and guests had the opportunity to network and hold informal conversations.

Thank you to all presenters who joined to share their personal experiences and/or introduce their employers to our students:

  • Arya Fazilat (MPP 2021) & Rachel Berryman, 50Hertz
  • Helen Burmeister (MIA 2018), Saeed Sayadi & Eleanor Batilliet (MPP 2022), Agora Energiewende
  • Lisa Schmid (MPP 2016) & Till Tibbe (MPP 2019), Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Klimaschutz (BMWK), Federal Ministry for Economics and Climate Action
  • Laura Sabogal (MPP 2022), Domien Vangenechten and Aleksandra Waliszewska (MPP 2022), E3G
  • Jonathan Gardiner, Ecologic Institute
  • Jannis Arnold & Roxanna Noll, Econsense
  • Julian Bauer, Anton Knoche & Marion Lothmann, Frontier Economics
  • Rodrigo Jiménez Silva (MPP 2019), GIZ
  • Victor Ortiz Rivera (MPP 2019) & Alex Eden, International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP)

If you and/or your organisation is interested in attending a future networking event, please reach out to Jenny Shirar, Centre for Sustainability Manager. If you would like to learn more about connecting with Hertie students regarding internships, Professional Year positions, and other career opportunities, please get in touch with our Career Development team.

We look forward to hosting the next edition of the Energy and Climate Networking event in Fall 2023 and hope to see alumni at the upcoming Hertie Summit, 16-18 June 2023.