Students working toward a career in a sustainability-related field can take advantage of several campus opportunities this fall.
Careers in Sustainability Workshop
Monday, Sept. 25, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m., Talley Student Union Mountains Ballroom
This workshop is open to all NC State undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, staff and alumni who are interested in learning more about how to secure a job within this field. Poole College Business Sustainability Collaborative and the NC State Net Impact chapters host Katie Kross, author of Profession and Purpose: A Resource Guide for MBA Careers in Sustainability and Managing Director of the Center for Energy, Development and the Global Environment at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Lunch is provided to those who RSVP
Meet CNR Graduate Jarami Bond
Wednesday, Sept. 27, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m.
Featured as a 2017 GreenBiz 30 Under 30, NC State graduate Jarami Bond is the Manager of Sustainability at Interface, a global sustainability leader and the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial carpet tile. Learn about his sustainability job and how that might shape your job search.
Lunch N Learn With Gretchen Digby
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m., Nelson Hall Room 2406
Meet Gretchen Digby, an NC State University graduate and sustainability professional whose most recent role was as the Director of Global Sustainability Programs at Ingersoll Rand. Take advantage of the opportunity to hear Gretchen speak about her experiences in the sustainability field and her chosen career path. Sponsored by Poole College Business Sustainability Collaborative and Net Impact, this event is open to all NC State undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, staff and alumni who are interested in learning more about the diverse experiences of community/ business leaders and their careers in sustainable enterprise. Lunch is provided to those who RSVP
STEAM² Career Expo
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Talley Student Union
The STEAM² Career Expo is a collaboration across disciplines including the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, College of Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Natural Resources. More than 75 employers and 1,000 students from 89 different undergraduate and graduate programs are expected to attend. The fair includes companies offering sustainability-related job opportunities.
Oct. 16, Oct. 30 and Nov. 13 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., Nelson Hall Port City Java
Staff members from the University Sustainability Office and Poole College Business Sustainability Collaborative host ‘office hours’ to answer your questions about finding a sustainability career. Drop in as you’re able; no advance registration needed.