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Welcome to the 2018-19 InTeGrate Professional Development Webinar Series

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  1. Welcome to the 2018-19 InTeGrate Professional Development Webinar Series As you enter, please review the Zoom controls below. Leave your audio and video off, unless prompted by a host. You can post any questions in the chat box. Thank you! Click to open the Participants box. This will allow you to give nonverbal feedback. Click to open the Chat box. This will allow you to chat with Hosts and Participants. Please leave your audio muted and video off (both indicated by a red slash).

  2. Welcome to the 2018-19 InTeGrate Professional Development Webinar Series Free and open to the public, this series aims to help faculty teach about the earth in the context of societal issues. The series incorporates InTeGrate principles into teaching practices, provides materials available for adoption, and creates a forum for participants to learn and share teaching strategies. https://serc.carleton.edu/integrate/workshops/webinars/2018_2019/dept_geoethics/index.html

  3. Preparing Your Students for Environmental Careers: 10 Steps to Improved Eco-Career Prep Kevin Doyle Principal Green Economy • Lisa Yee-Litzenberg • Career Coach and President • Green Career Advisor Dr. Alan D. Christian Associate Professor University of Massachusetts Boston

  4. Improving Career Preparation inInterdisciplinary Environmental ProgramsKevin Doyle/Green EconomyMarch 7, 2019

  5. Strategy: Early focus on career possibilities • Ideas include: • EcoCareer Exploration • and Planning Courses • Connecting career and • academic advising • EcoCareer Intensive • Workshops/Retreats • Support career-focused • independent study UMass Boston environmental science undergrads take a break from intensive career exploration and planning sessions

  6. Strategy: Involve employers/practitionersin curriculum design and teaching • Ideas include: • Sector-specific advisory • groups of employers • Intensive DACUM sessions • with skills focus • Guest lecturers • Student “consulting” • projects for employers • Develop and manage • mentoring pairs Energy efficiency employers provide advice for curriculum design

  7. Strategy: Track alumni progress over time • Ideas include: • Begin alumni tracking • at the program level • upon graduation • Updating- preferably • 2X a year – is critical • Coordinate with the • alumni office to avoid • misunderstandings or • legal concerns • Promote the full range • of alumni careers Recent graduates and professionals in the NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship

  8. Strategy: Partner with Career Services • Ideas include: • Joint surveys about employer • needs and trends • New approaches to career • fairs and recruiting visits • Experts in job search skills • (e.g. resumes, interviewing…) • Job and internship listings • Co-hosting of events, with • shared funding U of Iowa Career Center co-sponsored EcoCareer student event

  9. Let’s keep talking… Kevin Doyle Principal, Green Economy 250 Summer Street, 5th Floor Boston, MA 02210 kevinldoyle@gmail.com 617-877-5804 LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/pub/kevin-doyle/20/a48/98a Twitter:  https://twitter.com/kevinldoyle

  10. “7 Universal Green Job Skills”Lisa Yee-LitzenbergPresident, Green Career Advisor InTeGrate Webinar March 7, 2019

  11. Green Career Advisor • 25 years experience in green careers • National Wildlife Federation: 12 years • University of Michigan, Career Service for Environmental Grad Students: 10 years • Launched Green Career Advisor in 2016 • Helping people find + secure their dream green jobs • What is Your Green Career Niche? • How to Secure Your Dream Job

  12. Universal Job Skills:Top Skills Valued by Green Employers • Developed list from reviewing hundreds of environmental job postings across all sectors • Show these skills on your resume • If you do not have them, obtain relevant ones

  13. Universal Job Skill #1:Communication The ability to write and speak, especially to convey complex topics to lay audiences. • How to Show: written reports, social media, create brochures, articles, teaching, debate team • How to Gain: join a Toastmasters group, write articles, project presentations, writing classes

  14. Universal Job Skill #2: Team Experience Working in teams with people from different disciplines and cultural backgrounds. • How to Show: class project teamwork, committees, boards, sports teams • How to Gain: serve on a committee, board, mission trip, or team entrepreneurial pitch contest

  15. Universal Job Skill #3: People Skills The ability to get along well with others, build relationships, listen, and to manage conflicts. • How to Show: wooing donors, developing new partnerships, building teams, resolving conflicts • How to Gain: talk instead of text/email, gain customer-facing experience, settle disputes, listen

  16. Universal Job Skill #4:Management Skills The skills needed to be an effective manager (or future manager) • How to Show: launch a new program, develop a vision, manage a budget, motivate staff, adapt to change, lead an effective team • How to Gain: volunteer to lead a project, take management classes online, consider grad school

  17. Universal Job Skill #5:Leadership Potential Ability to lead people/ programs (or take the initiative to improve things without being asked). • How to Show: previous leadership roles, project management, leadership training, improve a process/ program (without being asked) • How to Gain: mentor a junior staff member or volunteer, seek leadership training, serve in a leadership role, notice what needs improvement

  18. Universal Job Skill #6:Technical Skills Many jobs require specific technical skills. • How to Show: relevant degree or certification, specific technical coursework or software skills • How to Gain: seek additional education, get hands-on fieldwork experience, take software classes (online or through local library or college)

  19. Universal Job Skill #7:Analytical / Problem Solving The ability to solve problems analytically and using creative thinking. • How to Show: analytical project work, solve challenging problems using innovative solutions • How to Gain: consider grad school, interview creative problem solvers to learn how they approach a solution, work at a start-up

  20. Never Stop Learning • Stay relevant in your field • What new skills do you need to gain? • Additional education (degree, certificate, classes) • Will your employer cover expenses?

  21. Thank You & Questions Lisa Yee-Litzenberg President, Green Career Advisor Email: Lisa@GreenCareerAdvisor.Com Facebook: @greencareeradvisor Website: GreenCareerAdvisor.Com

  22. Professional Development Across the Curriculum Alan D. Christian Associate Professor Undergraduate Program Director School for the Environment University of Massachusetts Boston

  23. As a Graduate Program Director, I often discussed with applying students to think about their “Application Profile”, which provides a conceptual framework for students to understand the components of their educational and co-curricular experiences

  24. Organizational thread of our vertical and horizontal alignment of professional development activities is the student profile/ePortfolio concept

  25. First-Year Experiences • First Semester First-Year Seminar • Student Success • Mentoring and Peer-mentoring • Co-curricular learning • DIGIcation ePortfolio Introduction • About me • Autobiography • Mission Statement • Curricular and Co-Curricular • Classes • Out of class learning • Professional Development • CV/Resume • Personal Statement • Infographic Resume • Video Resume • Artifacts • Papers • Posters • Presentation • Photo • Video • Podcast • Blog / Journal • Second Semester First-Year Seminar • DIGIcation ePortfolio revisions and final content grade • Co-curricular learning • GreenEconomy Careers Retreat • 1 day pre-retreat visit • 3 days, 2 nights Nantucket • Workshops, Small and Large Group, Personal Time • Post-retreat External Professional Advising

  26. Second-Year Experiences • Second-Year Seminar • Revise DIGIcation ePortfolio • Placement in lab or research group • Peer and Near Peer Mentoring • External Professional Advisor Office Hours

  27. Third-Year Experiences • Third-Year Seminar: Professional Development • Online course • Evaluate their “Profile” • DIGIcation ePorfolio • PD Documents Submission and Feedback • CV • Personal Statement • Infographic Resume • Video Resume • LinkedIn Profile • Mock Application and Interview • Find Job/Internship • Apply with cover letter, transcripts, CV, and references • Conduct 30 min Mock Online Video Interview with 2 -3 interviewers • Organize and Host Career Service Event in December for 4th Year Students and others • Placement in off campus “Internship” • Peer and Near Peer Mentoring • External Professional Advisor Office Hours

  28. Fourth-Year Experiences • 4th Year Seminar • Update DIGIcation ePortfilio including artifacts especially academic work and PD documents • About me • Autobiography • Mission Statement • Curricular and Co-Curricular • Classes • Out of class learning • Professional Development • CV/Resume • Personal Statement • Infographic Resume • Video Resume • Artifacts • Papers • Posters • Presentation • Photo • Video • Podcast • Blog / Journal • Attend and participate in December Careers Day including poster or oral scholarly presentation

  29. Graduating Student Profile

  30. Upcoming Opportunities Keep an eye out for the next InTeGrate webinars: 03/28 - Students as Bridges between Disciplines and Across Campus for Sustainability 04/03 - Core Competencies for Environmental and Sustainability Programs Consider your department or course for NAGT’s Traveling Workshops Program Fall workshop application deadline: March 15 Join us at the 2019 AESS Sustainable Futures Conference– June 26-29, Orlando, FL Join us at the 2019 Earth Educators’ Rendezvous – July 15-19, Nashville, TN Participate in the InTeGrate Webinar Series Community Discussion https://serc.carleton.edu/218025 We appreciate your feedback and ideas Webinar evaluation • https://serc.carleton.edu/217747