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M.S. in Sustainability Management graduates hold key positions in some of the world’s most impactful organizations. Some 75% hold positions in the private sector, with the remaining 25% in government and nonprofit organizations in the United States and abroad. Some of the organizations that employ our graduates include:

  • Accenture

  • American Express

  • CDP

  • Citi

  • Clinton Global Initiative

  • Con Edison

  • Ernst and Young

  • ESG Analytics

  • First Solar

  • Patagonia

  • Google

  • Great Forest

  • HSBC

  • Natural Resources Defense Council

  • New York City Department of Environmental Protection

  • Nike

  • NRG Energy

  • Samsung Electronics

  • San Francisco Department of the Environment

  • United Nations Global Compact

  • Verizon

  • Waterkeeper Alliance

  • World Bank Group

Watch to see how program alumni are using the skills they gained to transform the field of sustainability management.

School of Professional Studies’ Career Design Lab

Master of Science in Sustainability Management students and alumni are supported by a wide variety of individualized career coaching and career resources. The Career Design Lab partners with SUMA faculty, administrators, students, and alumni to provide tailored career services and programming in addition to self-directed online tools for professional development.

Climate School Professional
Development Opportunities

Master of Science in Sustainability Management students and alumni benefit from professional development support from the Columbia Climate School. The program focuses on skill building, access to leading practitioners, career networking, and specialized job search strategies and tools. Initiatives include:

  • Research, Fieldwork, and Internships Opportunities

  • Climate & Sustainability Career Planning

  • Access to Climate and Sustainability Practitioners

  • Climate & Sustainability Alumni Network

  • Associations & Clubs

  • Fellowships & Scholarships

For more information about career support through the Columbia Climate School, click here.

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