Interested in energy, the environment and climate change but not sure how to make a career out of it? There are a wide array of exciting career pathways to choose from across these topics for young people with various skill sets and passions. To provide UChicago students of all levels and schools with insight into the range of opportunities and what’s it’s like to work in these positions, EPIC is hosting a virtual career series with young UChicago alumni—starting with EPIC’s own former Bartlett and DRW Fellows. Alumni will share insights into their day-to-day lives, how they got to where they are, and what they wish they knew when they were UChicago students.

Join us as we welcome Yuqi Song, PhD candidate at the Harris School of Public Policy.

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Yuqi Song is a 3rd year PhD student at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. Her research interest lies with environmental, energy and climate economics. She is currently working on projects related to the effects of energy policies and the impacts of advancing forecast technology in China. Before entering Harris, she worked as a Pre-Doctoral Fellow at the Energy Policy Institute at Chicago, and earned an MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with a focus on finance. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Economics from MIT.