Explore post-graduation opportunities and learn more about the skills, education, and experience needed to land your dream job
Connect with potential employers and build your network for future career exploration
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Get Hired for internships and careers in environmental fields and discover volunteer opportunities or unpaid internships which build practical skills, allow you to network, and provide experience needed to advance your career
Make the Career Fair a Success!
Do your research – Review the organization’s website before the career fair so your questions are specific
Dress professionally – First impressions are important
Introduce yourself – Work on your brief elevator pitch and tell them what skills, education, and experience you have. Be specific about how these skills relate to the organization or position that you are pursuing.
Leave them with something – Provide them with your resume and contact information
Follow up – Ask for a business card or contact information and follow up with employers after the fair to thank them for their time and remind them of your interest.
Be sure to update your resume and prepare to meet employers!
The Sustainability Program at the University of South Dakota is offering a NSF REU program this summer titled “Sustainable RIVER (Remediating InVasives to Encourage Resilience).” Sustainable RIVER is a full-time, paid, undergraduate research opportunity. In the Sustainable RIVER project, the students will investigate different invasive elements and cultura […]
Spend Summer 2018 in a USDA-NIFA Research and Extension Experience for Undergraduates (REEU) exploring your scientific interests and work with leading scientists at Colorado State University (CSU). The USDA NIFA Integrative Agroecology and Sustainability REEU provides research placements for college-level sophomores and juniors to participate in work address […]
Species: Salix fargesii Family: Salicaceae Common Name: Chinese willow, Farges willow Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society: 2012 This very attractive willow was “discovered” by Isaac Henry Burkill in 1899 and introduced to the west from central China in 1910 by E.H. Wilson. In 1908 Wilson collected his specimens in the woodlands near Fang […]
Common Name: Sweetgum Family: Altingiaceae Locations: there are 12 of these trees in our collection: for specific locations check our Living Collections database We also have some of the Asian species; Liquidambar acalycina, Liquidambar formosana and Liquidambar orientalis Origin: Eastern, southeast and lower central United States, Mexico and Central Americ […]
The poisons that California marijuana growers use to kill rodents are moving through the food web, recent research found, and may be negatively impacting threatened northern spotted owls (Strix occidentalis caurina), as well as invasive barred owls (Strix varia). The birds are consuming prey contaminated with rodenticide, researchers found, indicating that t […]
In the last two decades, 10 percent of the world’s wilderness has been lost, according to new research, from the boreal forests of North America to the rainforests of Papua New Guinea. “Wilderness areas are such important places for biodiversity conservation, human livelihoods, and ecosystem services,” said James Allan, a PhD student at the University of Que […]