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Tufts Environmental Alumni Career Panel and Networking

Tufts Environmental Alumni (TEA) invites alumni and students to attend an Environmental Career Panel and Networking Night. Students: Gain perspective on the environmental sector and network with professionals in the field. Alumni: Connect with fellow Jumbos working in the environmental field and meet the next generation of environmental professionals! This evening event is sponsored by Tufts Environmental Alumni, the Tufts University Alumni Association, and Tufts Career Services.

Monday, February 25th, 6:00 – 8:30 PM

Dowling Hall Room 745, Tufts Medford Campus

Oct. 25-27: 2012 Net Impact Conference

Accelerate your impact. The annual Net Impact Conference is the premier event for students and professionals using their careers for good. For our 20th anniversary conference, we are bringing together more than 2,800 changemakers from all over the world and 300 dynamic speakers from across industries, from Fortune 500 companies to emerging nonprofits.

This October 25 to 27 in Baltimore, Maryland, we will explore how to take all we’ve accomplished over the past 20 years and accelerate our impact to forge real solutions for the decades to come. REGISTER HERE!

What to expect at the 2012 Net Impact Conference

  • Over 100 sessions across 8 interest tracks – Expand your knowledge through inspirational keynotes and more than 100 sessions of panels, workshops, debates, and more, led by industry and thought leaders. Sessions span eight tracks: Corporate Impact, Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Energy & Clean Tech, Environmental Sustainability & Natural Resources, Finance & Investing, International Development, Community Development & Urban Revitalization, and Career & Professional Development.
  • Many formal and informal networking opportunities – Network with like-minded changemakers and discover new opportunities to connect through social and networking events including happy hours, Net Impact’s signature no-host dinners, a closing party, and an exclusive reception for our professional attendees.
  • An Expo with over 80 businesses and organizations – Engage with forward-thinking employers and innovative organizations at our epic Net Impact Expo. Many exhibitors are actively recruiting and interviewing while others are showcasing their latest innovations and programs.
  • Opportunities to visit and explore Baltimore – Connect with the people and communities of Baltimore through site visits and tours to local businesses and nonprofits. Attendees can engage on a deeper level by participating in our unique Local Impact mini-consulting sessions.
  • A commitment to sustainable conference practices – We are committed to making a positive impact on our host community and the Earth by implementing green initiatives throughout conference planning and implementation.

Oct. 4: Mass. 4th Annual Green Career Conference

 

Location: Holiday Inn, Marlborough, MA

Time: October 4th, 8am-4pm

THE CONFERENCE

The 4th Massachusetts Green Career Conference connects stakeholders from government, business, education, non-profits, and communities.  You’ll find industry updates, green career guidance, best practices, and networking.  Our first three conferences were sold out.  We hope you join us!

PRESENTERS

See the Full Schedule. Leading experts from government, education, business, and non-profits

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Education & Training administrators, staff, faculty, workforce developers, career services professionals
  • Business professionals from a variety of industries
  • Government staff and environmental policy makers
  • Green career candidates, graduates, students with green career objectives
  • Environmental non-profit and community members
  • Everyone interested in green careers and sustainability

REGISTRATION

Ticket fee ($45-$75) covers exhibitors, speakers, introductory sessions, coaching, roundtable discussions, breakfast, lunch, and book raffle.  Parking and WiFi are FREE.  Registration & Info: http://greencareer.eventbrite.com.

CONTACT  

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

May 5: Earth Night, Environmental League of Massachusetts

Earth Night, a party to benefit the Environmental League of Massachusetts, is Boston’s largest environmental gala, drawing hundreds of the state’s business, environmental, and community leaders. Over the past 16 years, Earth Night has featured award-winning food, networking, and exciting live and silent auctions.  

Buy your tickets here now!

Earth Night 2012
Saturday, May 5th
8:00 -11:00 pm
Back Bay Events Center
180 Berkeley Street, Boston

Earth Night 2012 features…

+ Cocktails and food
+ Live & Silent Auctions
+ Musical Preformances
+ ELM’s Green Star awards to Environmental Heroes
+ Networking with the state’s environmental and political leadership

Mar 30: 6th Annual Babson Energy and Environmental Conference

6th Annual Babson Energy and Environmental Conference
Energy, Environment, & Entrepreneurship — Challenging Assumptions, Changing Perceptions

Please join us on Friday, March 30th, 2012 for the 6th annual Babson Energy and Environmental Conference.  During this day-long event we will address the real challenges and the exciting opportunities in energy, alternative transportation, sustainable development, Cleantech investing, and several other crucial topics within the energy and environmental space.

This year’s theme is “Energy, Environment & Entrepreneurship: Challenging Assumptions, Changing Perceptions.”

Come ask tough questions about the direction of green innovation and what issues entrepreneurs face in the green space.

With a compelling list of speakers, the day is guaranteed to be enlightening and fun!

Keynote Speakers:
·         Ian Bowles – Former Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Commonwealth of Massachusetts;  Managing Director, Rhumb Line Energy LLC
·         Mark Rodgers – Director of Communications, Cape Wind
·         T.I. (Tahmid) Mizan, Senior Technology Planning Advisor, ExxonMobil Corporation
·         Dr. Leonard Schlesinger – President, Babson College
·         Dr. Richard Miller – President, Olin College
·         Mark Donohue – Conference Founder & Founding Sponsor

Other Speakers Include:
·         Craig Scott – Manager of Advanced Technologies, Toyota
·         Kazunari Yoshimura – Representative, Global Water Japan
·         Lynnette McIntire – Director of Sustainability, UPS
·         Brad George, Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship, Babson College

Panels Include Topics:
·         The Reality of Electric Vehicles
·         Food Packaging: Cost vs. the Environment
·         Challenges and Opportunities in Green Buildings
·         Future of Financing for Renewable Energy Projects
·         Water in the Developing World: Harsh Reality and Inspiring Innovations

Conference attendees will have the opportunity to learn about key issues driving the Cleantech and environmental space, while addressing the most relevant issues to entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, and practitioners. Further, attendees will have the opportunity to network with approximately 500 industry professionals and MBA students.

For more information about the conference or to REGISTER, click here.

Mar 7: Environmental Careers: TEA Alumni Panel & Networking

Wednesday, Mar 7, 7-8:30 pm, Dowling 745

Learn about career opportunities in the rapidly growing environmental sector, followed by informal conversations with alumni. Co-sponsored by Tufts Career Services and Tufts Environmental Alumni (TEA). Registration required- click here to register or email Donna.Milmore@Tufts.edu.

PANELISTS
Keith Ainsworth, ‘87 Environmental Litigator at Evans, Feldman & Ainsworth, LLC, New Haven, CT Environmental Law and Interventions Lecturer at University of Connecticut School of Law, Quinnipiac University School of Law, and Yale School of Forestry & Science

Susan Lyon, ‘93, UEP Grant Coordinator of Diesel Reduction Programs Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Kathleen Luvisi, ‘E84, CEE Environmental Management Consultant. Focus: water and wastewater Alternative Resources, Concord, MA

Carly Rocklen, ‘97 Public outreach and ecological restoration Neponset River Watershed Association, Canton, MA

MODERATOR
Mark Taitz, ’71, TEA Steering Committee Member. Currently with Merrill Lynch, Taitz has worked for 25 years in leadership positions at both public and private environmental organizations

NETWORKING

Additional alumni will attend the post-panel networking session, including those from the following organizations: US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), MA Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Haley & Aldrich, NMR Group Inc, and the Environmental Business Council.

Mar 6: “Networking in the Non-Profit World” with Drew Love

Tufts Food For Thought Presents: Networking in the Non-Profit World
Tuesday, March 6th at 8:00pm in Barnum 114

Looking for a meaningful job experience?
Want to learn how to network with nonprofit professionals?

Come and learn how with Drew Love!

Drew Love is a BU alum who has found his passion working for
non-profits and social enterprises dedicated to creating sustainable
and fair food systems. Drew is the marketing assistant at the Public
Conversations Project, the Food Access Pilot Project coordinator for
Northeast Organic Farming Association, and the social media consultant
for Dean’s Beans.

Drew’s discussion will be followed by a Q & A session. Refreshments from Danish Pastry House will
be served!

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