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3Degrees, REC Trading

3Degrees is one of Dayaway’s top 50 companies with the best track record for offering jobs to graduating/interning university students

Article written by Holly Furman, Temple University

Location: San Francisco, CA, 5 U.S. offices

Size:  Approximately 51-200 employees

# Jobs offered: 25+ (explained)

Degrees sought: B.S., multiple majors

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What They Do And What You Could Do For Them

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Several sentences, from 3Degrees’ website, describing what they do:

3Degrees helps organizations buy, sell and market environmental commodities such as Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) and verified carbon offsets. Through these partnerships, 3Degrees accelerates the development of a low-carbon, renewable energy economy by increasing demand for renewable energy and carbon offsets, channeling capital to renewable energy and carbon reduction projects and improving the efficiency of environmental markets.

 Examples of jobs offered by 3Degree: (explained)

UtilityProject Associate (Undergraduate Degree with 1-3 years of experience): 3Degrees is seeking a motivated, dependable and detail oriented individual to join our Portland office. This position will support a best-in-industry team that partners with utilities to market and provide renewable energy to their customers. Duties:
* Work closely with staff from 3Degrees and its utility client(s) to plan and develop successful marketing campaigns about renewable energy. This is very detail-oriented work.
* Respond to customer and stakeholder inquiries and requests for information and assistance.
* Develop positive long-term relationships with clients and their stakeholders through a commitment to quality work products and timeliness.

Outreach Associate (Undergraduate Degree optional): This seasonal, entry level position communicates and educates customers about the program through outreach at storefront tables, festivals and community events. Outreach associates must be committed to the environment, stellar communicators, outgoing and looking to make a difference.

Analysis Intern (Undergraduate Degree): the Analysis Intern will capture a hands-on strategic and practical education in some or all of the following, depending on the qualifications of the candidate:

·  Fundamental analysis of renewable energy and carbon markets

·  Update and expand existing business models and analysis

·  Produce fundamental and technical analysis (Excel based)

·  Grow and maintain existing databases
Strategic Planning:

·  Contribute to analysis of new markets and products

·  Communicate findings to key decision makers



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Page Notes: 

"Jobs:"  The number of jobs we have founded to be listed by this company on their website or on another job board since early 2010.

"Examples of Jobs:"  Excerpts from job descriptions Dayaway has re-listed since 2010.  While these jobs may or may not open up in the future, we feel that they are representative of future positions.

"Hiring From:" This company has hired recent graduates (BS, BA, MS, MA, MBA and/or PhDs) from these schools.

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