SIG Career Event Support

To Apply:

  • Application for F&ES CDO Support of SIG Career Event, 2016-17
  • Awards will be confirmed within two weeks of receiving email notice of application

CDO can provide support in these ways:

  • Suggesting speakers and visitors as needed;
  • Support in publicizing the event;
  • Setting up resume drops or interviews;
  • Providing financial assistance for a coffee chat or light lunch, up to $150.
IEME was awarded a CDO SIG Career Event Support award to host alumna Heather Langford '01 M.E.S., Director, LEED, USGBC for career chats and a talk. Organizers report that "Heather convincingly outlined that F&ES has been a major milestone in determining her professional path."  Pictured, from left to right: Professor Stephen Kellert, Heather Langford, Cory Nestor, Peter Hirsch, Tom Yang, Iliana Lazarova, and Lindsay Tolland.

Requirements for Funding

  • Promotional materials (emails, flyers, postings) must include a tag line–With support from the F&ES Career Development Office.
  • CDO (Kathy Douglas, via e-mail) must receive all details on the event for newsletter publicity purposes by the Wednesday one week BEFORE the event.
  • Organizers must submit one picture and a minimum one-paragraph report on the event.
  • Support can be arranged ONLY by transferring funds to a PTAEO.  Please work with Mariann Adams ( 203.432.5126/ Kroon Hall 103) to arrange this either before the event or within 10 days of the event.

Sample Awards

  • Career Conversation with Austin Lord, Director of Rasuwa Relief, PhD Anthropology candidate, Cornell University, & F&ES MESc ’14. SIG Sponsor: RRAD
  • Interviews and Information Session with alumnus and solar energy developer Will Georgia.  SIG Sponsor: Energy SIG
  • Small Group Dinner with Julia Marton-LeFevre. SIG Sponsor: Environmental Media and the Arts
  • Robert Swan, "Leadership on the Edge", 2041 Foundation. Student Sponsor: Hasita Bhammar
  • Alumni Networking for LUCY Legacy Event. SIG Sponsor: LUCY SIG
  • Career Conversation with Snuller Price, Energy + Environmental Economics. SIG Sponsor: Energy SIG
  • Social Environmental Entrepreneurship Information Session. SIG Sponsor: SEE SIG
  • Alumni Career Talk with Heather Langford, '01 M.E.S., Director, LEED, US Green Building Council. SIG Sponsor: IEME SIG
  • Forestry Careers Panel. SIG Sponsor: SAF
  • Conservation Career Panel. SIG Sponsor: ConBio SIG
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