Emily True

Emily True

Career Interests

Corporate sustainability, greenhouse gas accounting, corporate social responsibility, climate change mitigation

Employment Sought:


Master of Environmental Management, May 2018
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Bachelor in Environmental Science, summa cum laude, May 2015
University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
Minors in Geospatial Analysis and Modeling for the Environment & Clean Energy and Sustainability
Recipient of the 2015 School for the Environment Legacy Award
Geography Honors (Gamma Theta Upsilon) & Senior Honors
Distinction in Environmental Science

Professional Experience

Corporate Sustainability Communications Coordinator, Duke Center for Sustainability and Commerce, Durham, North Carolina
Develop on-going website stories and material. Editing of scientific papers and creating life cycle assessment diagrams. August 2016 to current 
Research Intern, Bioindicators Report USDA, Durham, North Carolina
Quantifying existing indicators of the bioeconomy including bioenergy and bioproducts. Providing the USDA, DOE and EPA with an understanding of the gaps in available national level and state level indicators and opportunities to address those gaps. October 2016 to current 
Water Resource Protection Division Intern, New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission, Lowell, MA
Collaborated with EPA, state environmental departments and regional water source experts to update the “National Guidance Manual for Surface Water”. Created emergency preparedness and response factsheets regarding above-ground storage tanks for the Massachusetts DEP to distribute to stakeholders. Wrote and presented on emerging contaminants in drinking water supplies to state governments. May 2016 to August 2016
Student and Volunteer Coordinator, Office of Sustainability, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Lowell, MA
Managed students and volunteers throughout a successful 2016 Move-Out Program donating over 14,000 pounds of goods to local charitable organizations. January 2016 to June 2016
Volunteer Intern, Sustainable Westford, Westford, MA
Managed social media presence, marketing, farmers’ market, community outreach, and educational programs for a sustainability nonprofit community organization. January 2015 to August 2015

Additional Information

Sustainable Systems Certificate
First Year Representative on Executive Board, Business and the Environment Club
Net Impact Member, Nicholas School Chapter


carbon accounting
climate change
greenhouse gas mitigation strategies
project management

Graduation Date

May 2018

Additional Resources

Preferred Location


Preferred Sector

Business / Industry