This conference will provide information on instructional strategies, curriculum development, credentialing and best practices for training in the renewable energy and energy efficiency fields. The program will feature three plenary sessions, over 60 breakout presentations, and five pre-conference technical workshops. Complete conference information is available here.
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 Consultingwill 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.
On October 4nd, a Massachusetts Green Career Conference will take place in Marlborough, MA. This event will take place from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Marlborough Holiday Inn Ballroom (265 Lakeside Avenue). The program will feature speakers, workshops, and exhibitors relevant for the following audiences:
Education & Training administrators, staff, faculty, workforce developers, career services professionals
Business professionals from a variety of industries
Government staff and environmental policy makers
Green career candidates, graduates, students with green career objectives
This webinar will take place on October 3rd from 1:00 – 2:00 pm Eastern. This webinar is free for job seekers, but advanced registration is required (click here to register).
This webinar is designed for people who are looking for green jobs or who are interested in making a transition into the clean technology sector. This webinar will provide practical strategies job seekers can use to accelerate their job search and find specific opportunities. The presenters for this webinar will be:
Leonard has degrees from Stanford, Harvard, and Georgetown and has delivered presentation on green jobs at venues including the Green Festival, Green Professionals conference, and National Career Development Association annual meeting.
Greg Schreiner - Greg Schreiner specializes in executive recruitment in the alternative energy and clean technologies sectors. An expert in understanding his client’s business objectives, and matching quality talent, Greg’s industry passion and expertise serve him in his tireless endeavor of ferreting out the best green tech talent for his clients.
This webinar is free to attend thanks to the support of Redfish Technology, nationwide recruiters in High Tech and Clean Tech. You can learn more about Redfish and view their latest job postings at http://www.redfishtech.com/
In addition, we appreciate the support of the following media partners:
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.
On May 31, 2012 an Energy Efficiency Professionals Job Fair will take place in San Francisco. This event is presented by SolarTech Workforce Innovations Collaborative and The Workforce Institute and will take place from 11:00am – 2:00pm at the PG&E Pacific Energy Center, 851 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103. Registration is free and available here.
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.
Just a brief wrap-up note … Green Jobs Network (publishers of this blog) participated last week in the BART Blue Sky Festival in San Francisco. This event featured dozens on organizations that provided information on green living, work, and play. More details on this event is available here.