Conversations on Careers
In this episode, Gregory and Austin Morton, Foster MBA 2019, discuss his career path and how he succeeded in achieving his goal of a post MBA career in the sustainability field. He began his career at CLEAResult just after graduation and is currently EV (Electric Vehicle) and Sustainability Program Manager at Element Fleet.
Before attending Foster, Austin worked in communication roles in environment and sustainability including with the World Resources Institute. He knew that he wanted to continue working in sustainability after graduation. While in the program, Austin participated in a variety of activities that allowed him to use his MBA skills on sustainability-related projects, such as the Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge, and NetImpact.
Some of the resources discussed:
- Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenge
- Dempsey Startup Competition
- Buerk Center For Entrepreneurship
- The Energy Gang Podcast
- ACT: Advanced Clean Transportation Expo
- Wood MacKenzie, owner of Green Tech Media
- Sustainabile Career Pathways
- Bloomberg Green and Bloomberg Hyperdrive
- Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF)
Conversations on Careers and Professional Life is a podcast hosted and produced by Gregory Heller, Senior Associate Director of MBA Career Management at the Foster School of Business. In each episode, Gregory speaks with guests about topics related to job searches, professional development, public speaking, resilience, and mindfulness. Guests include current MBA candidates and past students, faculty and staff, and outside experts.