Apply for the Next Gen Program

About Next Gen

Next Gen is a cohort-model professional development program for undergraduate students interested in a career in building efficiency.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the program, you must be:

  • An undergraduate student at an accredited institution who has completed at least one year of college
  • Pursuing a course of study related to building efficiency (architecture, engineering, sustainability, etc.)
  • Able to commit to the full 6-month program which requires no more than 4 hours a month (with the exception of attending the 2021 Getting to Zero Forum in October)

What does the program look like?

Students who participate in the program will benefit from:

  • One-on-one mentorship
  • Discussion groups on crucial industry topics with experts
  • The opportunity to attend the 2021 Getting to Zero Forum, the premier conference dedicated to zero energy and carbon neutral buildings
  • Resume boosting activities like writing a blog for the Getting to Zero Forum website and/or presenting a poster at the 2021 Getting to Zero Forum
  • Building relationships with other students with similar or related career aspirations from all around the country

Applications will open in March.


Contact Leada Fuller-Marashi at [email protected]



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