Find out how they contribute to sustainable energy after graduation
Join our hero graduates from all over the world to develop an international career in the energy sector. Watch their stories to find out how they are designing the future they really want!
Achieving career satisfaction is about finding the right job for you. Francesco Guzzi graduated in MSc Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems after the two-year master’s programme at UPC: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and IST: Instituto Superior Técnico where he learned critical skills such as analysing and solving problems, advanced team-building, and international cooperation. Today, Francesco continues his contribution to sustainable energy after landing his dream job at Tesla!
EIT InnoEnergy Master's School graduate, Ines Prates works on innovative ways to improve policy making at European Commission. Reflecting back on her time in Master’s in Renewable Energy, Ines confirms that it taught her to explore new and creative ways to solve problems, allowing her to go beyond purely technical skills and seeing the broader perspective.
Eirik Eide Pettersen
European Master's in Nuclear Energy alumnus Eirik Eide Pettersen, has been continually accomplishing overarching goals as a co-founder of Seaborg Technologies, a start-up developing thorium-based Molten Salt Reactors (MSRs). Seaborg’s new approach of re-examining nuclear as a solution could be the key to overcome the pollution problems and alleviate global warming. A winner of several awards and recently listed in the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30, Eirik encourages current students “Don’t fret too much about it. Do something that you are passionate about, try to make the world a better place, and then keep on trucking“.
After graduating from InnoEnergy MSc Environomical Pathways for Sustainable Energy Systems, Kiran has successfully completed a challenging ASML recruitment process in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. His drive comes from continually striving to implement a shift in today’s energy market, that affects meteorically most of the global challenges. Despite being far from his hometown, Chennai in India, Kiran explains that he is now also part of the family of like-minded friends and colleagues away from home.
Encouraged to develop and challenge entrepreneurial skills and mindset during hisMaster’s in Energy for Smart Cities, Simone Accornero is now Co-founder & CEO of FlexiDAO, a cleantech startup based in Barcelona. Trying to lead a sustainable lifestyle, Simone believes that with FlexiDAO consumers will also be encouraged to choose the kind of energy they want! However, Simone confesses that the greatest contribution to his journey was meeting his fellow Co-founder, Grzegorz Bytniewski, through EIT InnoEnergy network.
Master school graduate, Stefano Roveda believes that you cannot protect nature by staying indoors. Ever since joining InnoEnergy Master's in Renewable Energy, travelling has been an integral part of his life, encouraging independent thinking and realising how important one's home community is!
Alexandra reflects on the time that she spent at InnoEnergy Master's in Energy Technologies, highlighting that it was not only full of intellectual and personal growth but also intangible skills that are already helping her career with a leading global renewable energy company.
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