Coach students and recent graduates who express interest in exploring, preparing for, and pursuing careers in environment and sustainability, outdoor recreation/education, science, engineering, research, or related fields.
Coach students and young alumni in their development as professionals and pursuit of opportunities in environment and sustainability, outdoor recreation/education, science, engineering, research, or related fields.
Coordinate industry initiatives, programs, events, and services for students.
Lead the development and implementation of an employer relations and graduate/professional school plan to secure opportunities specific to the environment and sustainability, outdoor recreation/education, science, engineering, research, and related fields pathway.
Participate actively in contributing to the success of the Career Center.
Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of three years of relevant professional work OR Master’s degree in a related field plus a minimum of one year relevant professional work experience in the environment and sustainability, outdoor recreation, science, engineering, research, or related field. Strong knowledge base in seeking and securing internships, summer research experiences, and full-time positions in environment and sustainability, outdoor recreation, science and research, or related field as well as applying to graduate school. Experience developing thoughtful, and engaging strategies to draw others to participate. Experience with career coaching for students in these fields. Experience working with C-level professionals, executives, faculty, or other high-level stakeholders. Innovative, creative, and effective problem-solver with demonstrated success in connecting individuals with opportunities. Demonstrated success in elevating services from transactional to transformational. Technical skills required include MS Office, contact management, and internet-based applications. Requires an ability to build internal and external relationships and work in teams. Requires a commitment to student success.