Yukun Xu

Yukun Xu

Career Interests

Water Resource Management; Entrepreneurship; Consulting; Finance.
Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

Master’s of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Water Resource Management
Awards: Merit-Based Scholarship and Assistantship
 
Bachelor of Science, May 2017
Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Major(s): Environmental Studies
Honors: Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence (Fall 2013 - Fall 2015) | Magna Cum Laude

Professional Experience

GIS Research Intern, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Conducted GIS statistics tool and modeled two cases in Los Angeles and Shanghai to analyze the real-world air pollution. Presented case purposes, informational errors, and applied methods to a renowned chief researcher to deepen the understanding of case operations. December 2015
 
Consultant Intern, Shanghai Pudong Environment Protecting Bureau, Shanghai, China
Understood the basic regulatory procedures of construction projects by attending summing-up sessions and inter-bureau meetings that focused on duty assignment and conciliation in undergoing sites -Participated in a meeting regarding the risk control in Disneyland construction site and investigated the paddock river systems and floodwalls in the site during rainy season to prevent potential floods. June 2014

Additional Information

Volunteer, American Conservation Experience, Catalina Island, CA 
Maintained the local landscape by transplanting indigenous plants, managing activity zone for wildlife, removing invasive species to prevent the local ecosystem. May 2014

Skills

environmental economics
excel modeling
statistics

Graduation Date

May 2019

Additional Resources

Languages

English
Japanese

Preferred Location

International
Northeast
Southeast
West

Preferred Sector

Business / Industry
Consulting
Entrepreneur / Start-up
Law / Legal