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Verner Wilson (now alumnus, M.E.M. '15) and Caitlin Feehan M.E.M. '14 at the 2015 F&ES Alumni/Student Networking Reception, Koshland Science Museum, Washington, D.C.  Reception hosted by alumnus Jim Lyons, US Department of the Interior, Dean Peter Crane, F&ES Alumni Services and CDO. Photo: Kathy Douglas

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CDO Event Calendar

National Park Service Business Plan Internship
Dec. 2, 2015 - Wednesday
2:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Online Webinar
Deadline to commit to attending FES DC Trek
Dec. 11, 2015 - Friday
12:00 AM — 11:59 PM
United Nation Development Program (UNDP): Addressing Climate Change on the Ground
Dec. 11, 2015 - Friday
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM
Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall
Workshop: EU jobs –EU citizens only
Dec. 11, 2015 - Friday
2:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Horchow Hall, 55 Hillhouse Ave (Room 106)
Career Services Partner Program: Workshop: EU jobs –EU citizens only
Dec. 11, 2015 - Friday
2:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Horchow Hall Room 106
Small Group Informational Interview Sessions with UNDP
Dec. 11, 2015 - Friday
2:00 PM — 5:00 PM
Kroon Hall, 102
National Park Service Business Plan Internship
Jan. 6, 2016 - Wednesday
5:00 PM — 6:00 PM
Online Webinar
Jumpstarting the Job Search Part Two
Feb. 5, 2016 - Friday
9:00 AM — 2:00 PM
Location To Be Announced
D.C. Trek
Feb. 11, 2016 - Thursday
8:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Location To Be Announced
D.C. Trek
Feb. 12, 2016 - Friday
8:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Location To Be Announced
D.C. Alumni Networking Reception
Feb. 12, 2016 - Friday
6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Location To Be Announced
Spring On-Campus Recruiting/Career Weeks, February 22-16 & February 29-March 4
Feb. 22, 2016 - Monday
9:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Various F&ES Locations
All-Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Recruiting Fair
Mar. 4, 2016 - Friday
10:00 AM — 3:00 PM
Location To Be Announced