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GreenCorps

NEXT DEADLINE: Oct. 11, 2013

Green Corps is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day.

In Green Corps’ yearlong paid program, you’ll get intensive training in the skills you need to make a difference in the world. You’ll get hands-on experience fighting to solve urgent environmental problems — global warming, deforestation, water pollution, factory farming and many others — with groups like Sierra Club and Food and Water Watch. And when you graduate from Green Corps, we’ll help you find a career with one of the nation’s leading environmental and social change groups.

Learn more/apply.

Community Green Lead, US Green Building Council

USGBC is seeking a talented and enthusiastic professional with an interest and experience working in the community college sector to create career pathways for a green economy. The position will oversee the Center for Green Schools’ efforts to engage community college staff, faculty and students in green building education and training opportunities. The Community Green Lead will be responsible for proactively increasing engagement of under-represented populations within USGBC and Center for Green Schools’ higher education programs and networks.

Learn more/apply.

Oct 04: Massachusetts Green Career Conference

THE CONFERENCE
The 4th annual Massachusetts Green Career Conference connects experts and peers from government, business, education, non-profits, and individuals.  With exhibitors, speakers, coaches, and networking, it’s a unique opportunity to reach important constituents all in one place.  Everyone wanting to learn more about green careers will find this conference timely, practical, and valuable.

  • Learn about research, case studies, best practices, programs, products, and services.
  • Engage in cross-sector dialogues with experts and peers.
  • Go home with knowledge and resources about green careers, research, and current trends in Massachusetts.

ATTENDEES

  • Education and Training (higher education & K-12) staff, administrators, faculty, workforce developers, career service professionals, graduates, students
  • Business professionals
  • Government staff and environmental policy makers
  • Non-profit and community members
  • Green career candidates, college graduates, students
  • Everyone interested in green careers

EXHIBITORS

  • Businesses with sustainable products, services, jobs and internships that are accepting resumes
  • Universities, colleges, and institutes with certificate and degree programs
  • Government agencies
  • Non-profits
  • Green career recruiters and resources

SPEAKERS/LEADING EXPERTS

  • Leading experts from government, education, business, and non-profits

SESSION TOPICS

  • Introductory Sessions about Green Careers:  Career opportunities & career paths
  • Government & Green Careers:  Environmental policies and career development
  • Education:  The practical side of educating for the future
  • Business:  Building businesses with greener talent and the necessary skills

 

BENEFITS

  • Meet diverse leaders and peers interested in best practices and implementation strategies.
  • Attend an affordable, accessible, professional event dedicated to green careers.
  • Enjoy a unique opportunity to share research, work, services, products, programs, and ideas from many sectors
  • Participate in a conference that attracts hundreds of people from across the Commonwealth.

CONFERENCE HOST
The Massachusetts Green Career Conference is hosted by Green Workforce Training with the support of an advisory and on-site team of professionals from government, business, education, and non-profits.

PREVIOUS CONFERENCES
See previous conference info at www.MassGreenCareers.com and www.MaSustainableCommunities.com.

ATTENDEE REGISTRATION
The registration fee of $45-$75 covers exhibitors, speakers, introductory sessions, coaching, breakfast, lunch, and raffle.  FREE wifi and parking.  Registration will be at http://greencareer.eventbrite.com.

*CALL TO PARTICIPATE
Exhibitors and Sponsors may request a registration form by phone or email.
Speakers may email a title, 40-word summary and a 250-word description by July 16.
Conference advisory, coaching, and on-site team member inquiries are welcome.

CONTACT
Jen Boudrie, Conference Director, JenBoudrie@gmail.com  508-481-0569