Career tracks

Graduates are well positioned to go directly into the workforce in a variety of roles, depending on previous experience and qualifications. You will also be well prepared to continue your career education through further training.

Some of the opportunities of interest to past students have included:

  • Certified Energy Manager
  • Certified Energy Auditor
  • Business Energy Advisor
  • LEED Green Associate
  • Sustainability Management Award
  • Certificate in Decision Making for Climate Change
  • MBA (with focus on sustainability)

Some other skills picked up by graduates have led their careers down different paths, including:

  • Design and implement Energy and Resource Awareness Programs for employees and occupants
  • Determine, confirm and communicate/present financial analysis of proposed projects, including Payback periods, life-cycle costs to management and staff
  • Perform energy and resource assessments
  • Identify and prioritize energy and resource savings opportunities
  • Enable increased understanding of GHG accounting, offsetting and reporting
  • Contribute to developing, implementing and maintaining a Continuous Improvement Program to ensure sustainable savings and benefits to the organization

The following jobs have been filled by graduates, or represent some of the potential opportunities for graduates, combined with prior experience and qualifications:

  • Energy Specialist
  • Energy Manager
  • Energy Service Contract Consultant
  • Energy Advisor
  • Energy Efficient or Alternative Energy Manufacturing positions
  • Marketing and Sales in Lighting, Mechanical Equipment, Renewable Technologies
  • Energy and Resource Manager
  • Conservation Specialist
  • Public Sector Sustainability Officer