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Assistant Wind Developer for an Independent Power Company (Energy)

8:00 a.m.: After waking up in the Holiday Inn in a remote part of Iowa, you get in your rented SUV and drive into town to have a breakfast meeting at the local diner with the mayor.

Assistant Wind Developer for an Independent Power Company

Take a look at a typical day in the life of an assistant wind developer at an independent power company.

Corporate Finance Associate at a Pipeline Operation Company (Energy)

8:00 a.m.: Power on your desktop and check email. Most pressing is a message from a prospective lender for the $300 million offshore oil processing platform that your firm intends to build and is now in syndication – a VP of Project Finance at a New York investment bank has some 20 highly specific questions about aspects of the project.