2023 MBA Residency - Climate Analyst

LoonMountain View, CA

9 months ago


Job Title

Internship - MBA Climate Tech Project

Job Location

United States

Job Overview

Are you ready for an amazing journey at X, Alphabet's moonshot factory? Join our diverse group of inventors and entrepreneurs who aim to make the world a radically better place. As an intern, you will be embedded into a moonshot project, partnering with team members to solve key challenges and strive for a 10x impact on the world's most intractable problems. This is not your ordinary internship - it's an opportunity to be positively challenged and make a huge, positive impact.


The US base salary range for this position is $64,000 - $85,000 + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your location during the hiring process. Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only and do not include benefits.


  • Decarbonization pathways modeling for key industries for X climate tech projects
  • Scenario modeling for different carbon impact pathways and project strategy
  • Attribution of impact in alignment with standard carbon accounting
  • Aligning commercialization with carbon impact plans
  • Lead market sizing, competitive and regulatory analyses, and value chain mapping for projects where markets, competitors, and/or regulations may or may not exist.
  • Help identify key risks where projects could fail, and ways to stress-test them as quickly as possible by speaking to potential external partners
  • Review economic models in partnership with product managers and Finance.
  • Present findings to cross-functional project leadership to guide strategy
  • Work cross functionally to de-risk other non-technical aspects of projects, partnering with Business Innovation, Legal, Policy, Privacy, Marketing/PR, Operations, etc.
  • Engaging with the Internship community during the program & having fun!


  • Must be enrolled in an MBA program
  • Current MBA student with a BS/BA in earth/climate science, mathematics, carbon accounting, computer science, public policy/government, impact-focused program, or related field
  • Collaborative, pro-active team player
  • 2+ years of work experience in one or more of the following: climate tech VC, project finance, climate investing, climate grant making, software, manufacturing, management consulting, finance, or venture capital
  • Very strong strategy and analytical skills. Ability to gather and analyze large quantities of information and turn them into insightful business recommendations.
  • Good at problem stating and problem-solving, and turning ambiguous problem spaces into radical solutions. Must be able to break down problems independently
  • Can-do attitude, willing to learn new tools and content to become an effective thought partner with project team
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (writing strategy docs, writing and delivering presentations), can with senior external partners with ease

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Statistics17%

  • Mathematics9%

  • Economics8%

  • Management Science4%

  • Computer Science3%

  • 188 other majors56%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • J.P. Morgan
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young
  • Amazon
  • Google
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Mountain View, CA | $4,948/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,449

  • Miscellaneous$1,057

  • Food$550

  • Utilities$534

  • Transportation$358


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