Events

All Ivy Career Fair

The 2019 All Ivy Environmental & Sustainable Development Career Fair will be held on March 1, 2019. Alumni are invited to attend as job seekers, or to recruit current students. Registration for employers will open in September. Visit the website for more details.

Sustainability Skills Seminars Fall 2018

The Sustainability Skills Seminars offer students and alumni practical skills that are specific to sustainability and environmental careers. The half-day, non-credit seminars are free.

TO RSVP: Please note that registration for the Skills Seminars below are done through the Earth Institute Job List. Your username is your UNI_ei and you can reset your password on the log in page.

THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF A SUSTAINABILITY JOB SEARCH
SEPTEMBER 22, 2018, 10AM-3PM
INSTRUCTOR: CATHY GIBBONS, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, ALUMNI & GRADUATE STUDENT CAREER DEVELOPMENT, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

First impressions will make or break your chances of being considered for positions. Your marketing materials (resume, LinkedIn profile, pitch and cover letters) are the first professional connections that you make with an employer or others in your chosen profession. You want to ensure that you create a professional image for yourself. This workshop will cover how to create marketing materials that meet professional standards and help you to develop a compelling professional story of yourself. It will also look at the components of a larger career planning strategy and the importance of a self-assessment as a foundation for formulating the criteria that you will use to select your next employer and job. You should bring a copy of your resume and if available, a paper copy of your LinkedIn profile and pitch.

SUCCESSFUL CAREER TRANSITION:  THE ESSENTIALS
NOVEMBER 10, 2018, 10AM-2PM
INSTRUCTOR: ELLIS CHASE, CAREER MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT; AUTHOR: IN SEARCH OF THE FUN FOREVER JOB AND CAREER STRATEGIES THAT WORK

This workshop will introduce you to the most important tools required to achieve an optimal career transition.  Highlights will include:

The Big Picture:  A Comprehensive Proactive Career Transition Process

Social Intelligence:  Communicating with Impact

Myths and Legends of Career Transition – what’s true and what isn’t

LEED GREEN ASSOCIATE EXAM TRAINING
DECEMBER 7, 2018 4:00-8:00PM & DECEMBER 8, 2018 10:00AM-2:00PM (must attend both days)
INSTRUCTOR: ERIKA DURAN, ASSOCIATE, WSP GLOBAL INC

This seminar will introduce students to green building design and help prepare them for the LEED Green Associate exam. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, a LEED Green Associate credential demonstrates a strong understanding of current green building principles and practices.

Past Earth Institute Sustainability Skill Building Seminars:

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Please note that registrations for the Skills Seminars are now being done through the Earth Institute Job List. Your username is your UNI_ei and you can reset your password on the log in page.

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