Nikhita Singh

Nikhita Singh

Career Interests

Mobility and Transportation, Energy Infrastructure, Energy Storage, Business & Strategy Development
Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

Masters in Environmental Management, May 2019
The Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Energy & the Environment
Merit-Scholarship Recipient
 
Bachelor of Science, May 2017
Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, PA
Major(s): Civil Engineering and Engineering & Public Policy

Professional Experience

Communications Graduate Assistant, Energy & Education Experience, Duke University Energy Initiative, Durham, NC
Updated the news and events sections of the Energy Initiative website to ensure students and faculty have access to the most up to date information regarding energy projects, lectures, and research at Duke University. Coordinated a social media campaign for Energy Week at Duke, which is a series of events the Energy Initiative helps students put together for the Duke University and Triangle community. Sept 2017 – Present
 
Product Marketing Intern, Education Management Solutions, Exton, PA
Performed market research for a new product solution by studying similar products and understanding the problem the product was solving in order to better approach our target audience during our preliminary launch. Developed marketing materials to aid in the new product’s launch that explicitly described how the solution would fit in with a school’s curriculum to develop a better sales pitch. May 2017 – Aug 2017
 
Research Assistant, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Conducted research on air emissions surrounding coal fire power plants in the United States to see if there was a relationship between emissions reductions and control technologies. Evaluated the social costs associated with air emissions and tracked how it changed over the span of 10 years in order to value different control technologies. May 2016 – May 2017
 
Consulting Associate, Green Building Worldwide, New York, NY
Conducted market research on potential energy, utility, infrastructure, and technology companies to join our network. Managed a brand development team and led weekly meetings to strategize on which markets and technologies to focus our outreach. Organized a kick-off event that included two different panel discussions: Energy Alternatives and Resilient Infrastructure to attract new clients. May 2015 – Aug 2015
 
Engineering Projects Smart City Pittsburgh Revised Proposal, Carnegie Mellon University
Re-Evaluated the original proposal for the City of Pittsburgh to develop a smart city plan that would implement some of the original initiatives within a smaller budget. Published a final report detailing four different initiatives, a cost benefit analysis for each, and a feasibility study to aid the Office of the Mayor in their next.  Fall 2016
 
Request for Proposal Pennsylvania Vehicle Emissions Testing, Carnegie Mellon University
Evaluated current emission testing methods in PA and compared them to those of other states and countries to determine if current methods had an effect on air emissions and the PA car fleet. Created a data model to manipulate how different emission rates from light duty vehicles affect air quality to support our conclusion that a newer car fleet will improve air quality. Spring 2017

Additional Information

Duke: Energy Week | Marketing Team | F‘17
Energy Club | Member | F'17
Carnegie Mellon: American Society of Civil Engineers | Executive Board | F‘14 – S‘17
Engineering & Public Policy | Advisory Council | F’14 – S’17

Skills

business development
cost-benefit analysis
excel modeling
marketing
project management

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources

Languages

English
Spanish

Preferred Location

Mid-Atlantic
Northeast
West

Preferred Sector

Business / Industry
Consulting
Research Institute / Think Tank