Green Careers Night, Endeavor, and Eagle Exchange: Three ways for BCEEAN alumni to engage with Boston College undergraduates

The world is witnessing a surge in youth climate action, and Boston College is no different. Each year, more and more BC students are pursuing environmentally-focused academics, co-curriculars, and careers. As members of the Boston College Energy and Environmental Alumni Network, this news is inspiring and presents us with an opportunity to give back to […]

The Opportunity for Boston College to Become a Leader in Renewables

A colleague of mine refers to working in the renewable energy industry as “the ultimate liberal arts career.” To anyone who has worked in renewables, the accuracy of the statement is obvious. Renewable energy is a growing industry that is still largely in its infancy, only recently surpassing 11 percent of all US energy generation. […]

BC as a Living Learning Lab for Green Careers

I moved back to Boston in spring 2017 to become the Sustainability and Environmental Resources Manager for Boston Public Schools, leaving a 7 year career experience at the University of California, Berkeley, where I had served as Coordinator of the Green Initiative Fund and founding Director of the Student Environmental Resource Center. Reconnecting with Boston […]

Dig In! BC as a Platform for Career Development

Threads of maroon and gold are woven throughout Galehead and my career as a renewable energy developer. In 2008 I returned to the Heights for my MBA. In addition to a broad business curriculum that I lean on daily to manage Galehead, I was fortunate to cultivate meaningful relationships that became cornerstones of my career. […]

BCEEAN holds Energy and Environment Networking Night at MassCEC

On November 28, BCEEAN hosted an informal networking night at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) in downtown Boston. MassCEC is a state economic development agency which is dedicated to the growth of the clean energy sector across the Commonwealth. MassCEC spurs job creation, delivers statewide environmental benefits, and works to secure long-term economic growth […]

Upcoming BCEEAN Event: Energy and Environment Networking Night

Join the BC Energy and Environment Alumni Network (BCEEAN) for an informal and informational networking night at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) in downtown Boston. At this gathering, everyone in attendance will have an opportunity to introduce themselves and where they work—and then the real networking will begin. Please attend for the opportunity to […]

Microgrids: an Energy System for an Uncertain Future

Consider the impact a power disruption has on a patient in a hospital, a passenger on an airliner, or a scientist in a research laboratory. As institutions around the globe, from urban universities to remote military installations have become increasingly reliant on IT-based operations, so too have organizations realized the need for reliable, resilient sources […]