Green Jobs Network to Offer Three-Part Webinar Series by Sustainability Career Coach Shannon Houde

Green Jobs Network is working with sustainability career coach Shannon Houde to offer a comprehensive three-session webinar series for job seekers. The three webinars are:

  • Session 1 (September 29): What's hot in the sustainability jobs market?
  • Session 2 (October 13): The fear-free career change
  • Session 3 (November 17): LinkedIn for jobseeker success

These sessions are $45 for a single webinar or $125 for the series. Click here for additional program information and registration.

Also, if you live in the SF Bay Area, you can meet Shannon at an open house on 8/28. RSVP information is available here.

Next Green Job Webinar is February 27

A second session of the "Kickstart Your Green Job Search" webinar is scheduled for Thursday, February 27th. This program features strategies you can begin using immediately if you seeking employment related to social or environmental responsibility.

This session will be presented by Green Jobs Network founder Leonard Adler (full bio below). A sample of the type of content that will be presented is available via the video clip below.

Registration and additional information is available here. Special bonus: save $10 with discount code "save10".



Presenter bio

Leonard Adler is the Founder and CEO of Green Jobs Network, a social enterprise that helps job seekers who are interested in environmental or social responsibility to find jobs, career resources, and build their professional network.

Green Jobs Network runs a nationwide green job board, organizes career events, and helps job seekers expand their professional network through the Green Jobs & Career Network – the #1 group on LinkedIn exclusively focused on the green job community, with more than 80,000 members worldwide.

Leonard has worked in the private and non-profit sectors and has received a social entrepreneurship grant from the Echoing Green Foundation.  Leonard has a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a Public Interest Law Scholar and co-founded the Georgetown Journal on Fighting Poverty.  He has a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and received a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Stanford University.

Leonard has presented information on green jobs for numerous groups and events including the Green Festival (San Francisco, Seattle, and Los Angeles) and the National Career Development Association.

Register before January 20th and save $20

Free Webinar on October 17th to Focus on Careers in Wildlife Conservation, Natural Resource Management and Environmental Education

On October 17th, the National Environmental Education Foundation in collaboration with the American School Counselors Association and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services is hosting a webinar to inform school counselors and educators about careers in the fields of wildlife conservation, natural resource management and environmental education.

The webinar will feature key leaders from government agencies and experts in the field. A resource toolkit will be offered in conjunction with the webinar, further equipping counselors to share wildlife conservation opportunities with their students.  Registration is free and educators nationwide are invited to attend this webinar.

Presenters at this webinar will be

Akiima Price, Principal, Akiima Price Consulting will give an overview of the current landscape of the career opportunities in Wildlife Conservation, Natural Resource Management and Environmental Education. In addition, she will share strategies for building pathways to environmental careers for minority high school students.

Dawn Lagrotteria, Chief, Professional Development Branch, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, will provide information on the career and internship opportunities within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. She will also share information about the U.S. Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) new Pathways Program for students.

Online registration is available here.

Today (5/16) – Careers in Wind Energy Webinar at 3:00 pm Eastern (Free event)

On May 16 a Careers in Wind Energy Webinar will take place. This free program is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Powering America 2012 webinar series. It will provide an overview of the wind energy careers from an industry perspective. The webinar will focus on recent work in defining wind energy careers while highlighting some of the critical, but lesser known, career paths in the wind industry.  Presenters will be:

  • Andy Swift, with the engineering department at Texas Tech University, will discuss graduates entering the workforce in resource assessment and project design and development.
  • Jonathan Miles, James Madison University, will discuss careers in policy and finance related to renewables.
  • Derek Johnson, Redstone College, will discuss the career of a wind smith, where graduates are employed, and what the college is hearing from graduates and the industry about the technical training program.
  • Jonathan Bartlett, Wind Powering America national director, will discuss wind-related careers in law, banking, archaeology, biology, environmental consulting, and more.

The webinar is free and no registration is required.  Instructions for accessing the webinar are available here.

 

Green Job Webinar on May 23 to Spotlight Opportunities at SolarCity

SolarCity

Green Jobs Network (publisher of this blog) is pleased to announce that May's Green Job Webinar will spotlight SolarCity. a national leader in clean energy services.  This webinar will feature SolarCity team members, who will provide an overview of the company as well as tips for applying for jobs at the company.

This webinar will take place on May 23 and registration is free.  For more information visit http://www.greenjobwebinars.com/

Green Jobs Network Offers Next Webinar on June 16

Green Jobs Network

Green Jobs Network (publisher of this blog) is pleased to announce a second session of its Green Job Webinars. These will be held on a regular basis and consist of free and fee-based programs for the green job community. If you would like to be a presenter, or have a suggestion for a future program, please send an e-mail to events [at] greenjobs.net.

The program, Tips for Your Green Job Search, will take place on June 16th.  It will be presented by Leonard Adler (bio below), who will provide an overview of the green jobs sector and practical tips for finding jobs.  A sample of the type of content that will be presented is available via the video clip below.  The registration fee is $30, but readers of Green Collar Blog can save 50% with discount code "greencollar".


Presenter bio

Leonard Adler is the Founder and CEO of Green Jobs Network, a social enterprise that helps job seekers who are interested in environmental or social responsibility to find jobs, career resources, and build their professional network. Green Jobs Network runs a nationwide green job board, publishes Green Collar Blog, organizes career events, and operates Green Job Spider, the Green Job Search Engine. Green Jobs Network helps job seekers expand their professional network through the Green Jobs & Career Network – the #1 group on LinkedIn exclusively focused on the green job community, with more than 25,000 members worldwide.

Leonard has worked in the private and non-profit sectors and has received a social entrepreneurship grant from the Echoing Green Foundation. Leonard has a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a Public Interest Law Scholar and co-founded the Georgetown Journal on Fighting Poverty. He has a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and received a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Stanford University, where he served as co-student body President.

Leonard has presented information on green jobs for groups and events including the Solar Living Institute's Green Career Conference, Oregon State University, Net Impact San Francisco, Trinity Cathedral PACT, Work2Future, National Career Development Association 2010 Annual Meeting, and the Green Professionals 2011 Conference.

 

“Landing Your Dream Job: Step-by-Step Strategies Toward a Career in Sustainable Agriculture” Webinar to Take Place on June 8 (Discount Available)

On June 8th an online webinar entitled Landing Your Dream Job: Step-by-Step Strategies Toward a Career in Sustainable Agriculture will take place.  This program, hosted by Paydirt Ventures and co-sponsored by Green Jobs Network (publisher of this blog), is designed to provide job seekers interested in careers in sustainable agriculture with practical insights from industry insiders and veterans.

"We often receive hundreds of resumes each week from jobseekers hoping to crack into the field of sustainable agriculture, but since the field is relatively new, most are either looking to reinvent themselves or are very recent graduates," says Janine Yorio, Managing Director of NewSeed Advisors. "This webinar represents a very unique opportunity for jobseekers to hear from the people in charge of hiring how to find these jobs and – more importantly – how to snag them."

The webinar will be moderated by Ms. Yorio and will feature the following presenters:

Readers of Green Collar Blog can receive $20 off the registration price of this webinar by using discount code GJOBS20 when registering online.  Through June 7th, the price is $39 (including the discount).

For more information:

Green Jobs Network to Offer Free Webinar for Job Seekers on August 28

To assist job seekers, Green Jobs Network will offer a free webinar entitled “Tips for Your Green Job Search." This webinar is intended to provide basic information on the green job sector and tips for finding job opportunities.

This webinar will take place on Friday, August 28th at 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. (Pacific time).  There is no charge to attend, but you must submit a registration form to be considered.  Selected applicants will be notified by e-mail.  Please direct any questions to <webinars [at] greenjobs.net>.  Thanks!