Opportunity Alert: WSP Youth Advisory Council
Passionate about infrastructure and organizational change? Student Energy is looking for six youth to join WSP’s Youth Advisory Council to work with and advise WSP staff on sustainability and innovation.
What is the WSP Youth Advisory Council?
Selected from a pool of applicants, the WSP Youth Advisory Council is a team of global youth that will work with WSP USA’s new climate, resilience and sustainability national business leadership team to explore and provide recommendations as to how WSP can meaningfully promote and improve collaboration, innovation, sustainability, inclusion and diversity across the organization and with its participation in the International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI) in cooperation with the Resilience Shift and Resilience First. Council members will work with WSP staff on internal task forces, focusing on the topics of innovation, equity in infrastructure, government collaboration, and partnerships, in addition to separate youth council meetings. Supported with training and guidance from Student Energy, the WSP Youth Advisory Council will learn crucial evaluation and policy review skills, the opportunity to work directly with WSP staff and implement change at an institutional level.
Application Deadline: April 30th
Number of Participants: 6 (50% based in the USA)
Program Duration: May – October 2021
Age range: 18-30
WSP is one of the world’s leading professional development firms, providing technical expertise and strategic advice to clients in Transportation & Infrastructure. Equipped with a team of global expertise and leadership, WSP plans, designs, and develops creative, comprehensive and sustainable engineering solutions for a future where society can thrive.
About Student Energy
Student Energy is a global youth-led organization empowering young people to accelerate the sustainable energy transition through a variety of initiatives, including university-based Chapters, a digital Energy System Map, and the largest student-led energy conference in the world. Student Energy has been working with diverse sectors on climate, sustainability and energy issues for over 12 years.