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Work Defending the Future: Sustainability Careers Post-Trump 

How to Get a Purpose-Driven Job in Business, NGOs, or Government

Webinar: Thursday December 1st, 7 PM

Dr. Eban Goodstein, Director of Graduate Programs in Sustainability at Bard College, will outline career strategies for both soon-to-be and recent college graduates, and for professionals looking to make a move. Goodstein will provide participants with a concrete job-search strategy, discuss what Trump’s election means for careers in social and environmental sustainability, and also field questions.

Log-in:  bluejeans.com/644334550

Dial-on Only: 1.888.240.2560  Code: 644334550

A version of the webinar for undergraduates can be viewed here.

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National Wildlife Federation’s EcoLeaders.

EcoCareer Conference 2017: Building Pathways to Sustainable Careers

Wednesday, February 22nd – Conference Day from 10 – 5:30 PM ET

Thursday, February 23rd – Workshop Day from 12 – 3 PM ET

http://online.nwf.org/site/Calendar?id=108403&view=Detail

 

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September 22 at 2:00pm Eastern
Student Perspectives – Green jobs education and training and perspectives from current students and recent graduates
This webinar will feature students and recent graduates from across the U.S. sharing their experiences on topics such as:
~ What training programs are most appealing and why?
~ How do students find out about programs?
~ What types of hands-on training opportunities were available?
~ Was there direct employer engagement in your program?
~ What skills are most valued and in demand?
~ How did you find a job?
~ Are there recommended resources or networks for job seeking?More Upcoming Webinars:
October 20 at 2:00pm Eastern
Green Credentials – Examing diverse certifications and other credentials and their role in facilitating green career pathways for lower-skilled adults and others

November 17 at 2:00pm Eastern
Sustainability in the Curriculum –
Successful strategies for integrating sustainability into the curriculum at 2 and 4-year schools

Check out the full schedule for Fall 2011.

The free webinars, with Q&A, will begin at 2:00pm Eastern (NY time) and end between 3:00pm and 3:30pm. Participants will receive dial-in and URL information two days before the conference. Participants that want to participate via the phone only can request a copy of the presentation.

                   

             Keep Dirty Oil Out of Whooping Crane HabitatNebraska’s central Platte River valley is a critical stopover that allows endangered whooping cranes to rest and eat before they migrate to northern breeding grounds. But right now, these birds are facing a huge threat — the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline — which would pump nearly one million barrels per day of dirty tar sands oil right through Nebraska and five other heartland states, putting the whooping crane at risk of a devastating oil spill and extinction.

Right now, the Obama Administration is deciding whether or not to grant the permit for this dangerous pipeline — and they need to hear from you by October 9th! Comment Today! 

Learn more about the Keystone XL Pipeline.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/26/fashion/new-wave-of-graduates-prefers-environmentally-friendly-jobs.html

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