speed mentoring

Nelson Institute Career Week

October 22-25, 2018


Learn how your environmental education is preparing you for an enormous diversity of career paths, practice your skills, build your community with environmental professionals, and learn about opportunities that can help you to prepare you for your career. Free snacks will be provided at all events, so join us!

MONDAY, October 22

Explore: Flash-talks with Environmental Professionals

Join us for short, 10-minute presentations with time for questions and answers from environmental professionals. Learn about job opportunities. Come for one or stay for all. Snacks will be provided.

3:00-5:30 p.m. | Science Hall Room 15

click to rsvp

Speakers will include:

TUESDAY, October 23 & WEDNESDAY, October 24

Connect: Speed Conversations with Environmental Professionals

Feeling nervous about networking or interviewing? Join us for 6-minute speed conversations with environmental professionals. Test your “elevator pitch” or your answer to “Tell me about yourself?” and have an opportunity to interact one-on-one with a variety of environmental professionals. Snacks will be provided.

4:00-6:00 p.m. | Memorial Union

click to rsvp

Tuesday’s Environmental Professionals will include:

Wednesday’s Environmental Professionals will include:

Resources to help you prepare:

Elevator Speech Template
Informational Interviewing and Networking

THURSDAY, October 25

Prepare: Opportunities to gain more skills and experience for your environmental career

Stop by as your schedule allows and learn more about graduate school, service programs, and summer internships. Panels will be offered in 30-minute increments and panelists will speak to why they chose their route and how it has helped them prepare for an environment related career. Optional informal networking to follow. Snacks will be provided.

4:00-6:00 p.m. | Science Hall Room 15

click to rsvp

Schedule of panels:

For questions contact: Emily Reynolds

In partnership with SuccessWorks

SuccessWorks College of Letters & Science