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Energy Systems Management, MS


Join the next generation of energy leaders. Plan ahead with informal seminars and one-on-one mentoring from faculty and staff. Build connections with corporate partners at networking events. Graduate with the support of a growing ESM alumni group and the freedom to join any part of the energy industry.

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Where are ESM alumni working?

Energy technology companies:

  • Tesla
  • Borrego Solar
  • Amber Kinetics
  • Penumbra
  • Staten Solar
  • Sunverge
  • Terra Verde Energy
  • Aurora Solar
  • Candela Renewables
  • Olivine

In my first year, I developed a critical view about the energy industry in California which helped me land an internship at Tesla."

Gabriela Volpato ’20 Former Environmental, Health, and Safety Intern, Tesla

Electric utilities:

  • PG&E
  • Clean Power SF
  • Alameda Municipal Power


  • Energy and Environmental Economics (E3)
  • Evolved Energy Research
  • Gridworks

The program has enthusiastically supported my journey, directly helping me secure my first job in the energy industry. Like many others, my life has changed for the better because of this program."

Joshua Spooner ’22 E3

Government and nonprofits:

  • California Public Utilities Commission
  • Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Silicon Valley Leadership Group