SIG Career Event Support

To Apply:

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.
Fresh & Salty visited DC with Duke's Water Group and met with employers and alumni

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.
Robert Swan Poster CDO

Sample Awards

  • Networking event in DC as part of Fresh & Salty SIG collaboration with Duke Water--a group of 13 students from F&ES traveled to Washington, DC to meet with representatives from the Department of the Interior, the Department of Agriculture, and the public water utility, DC Water.  SIG Sponsor: Fresh & Salty
  • Career conversation and networking lunch for the Yale Conference on Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean co-organized by F&ES Latin America SIG and students from the Jackson Institute. SIG Sponsor: Latin America SIG
  • Career conversation and dinner with former Director General of IUCN, Julia Martin LeFevre. SIG Sponsor: Environmental Media and the Arts
  • Networking event with F&ES MFS, MESc and MEM researchers to help students in the 2018 cohort create a network with peers. Student Sponsor: Sam Jordan
  • Support for a career conversation with students interested in living and working in the western U.S. hosted by Indy Burke and Bill Lauenroth. SIG Sponsor: Westies
  • Support for post election conversation with F&ES alumni working in Washington, DC at the U.S. Senate and U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources. SIG Sponsor: Climate Change SIG
  • 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
  • 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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