Inspire, motivate, and educate future environmental professionals
For the annual Tri-State Professional Development Day 2022, members from the Rockland Conservation Service Corp, the NY-NJ Trail Conference, and MEVO (Mahwah Environmental Volunteers Organization, Inc.) learned about the 5 secrets to success in the job search. Insights into today's environmental work trends and lessons Laura has learned along her own environmental career path were infused into the talk which was followed by a 30 minute Q&A session.
Sample 1. Aligning with your interests
Don't follow what everyone else is doing because then you will never end up satisfied!
One of the most frequent requests we get is for resume reviews. In this workshop, we show examples, critique existing resumes, and work through how to present transferable skills and past accomplishments in an effective way.
Interviewing is arguably the most critical part of the job seeking process. Having the chance to review interview etiquette, practice challenging questions, and learn the keys to coming across confident are imperative to success.
Career plans are often over overlooked as students prepare for the job search but this tool can be the very thing that keeps a disheartened job seeker from taking a job outside of their degree field. Participants will work through a plan to hold themselves accountable over the long run.