Exploring Careers in Environment & Sustainability-EVENT CANCELLED

In an effort to be consistent with the University of Iowa moving in-person instruction online beginning March 23th through at least April 2nd (https://coronavirus.uiowa.edu/) the Pomerantz Career Center is cancelling this event.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Second Floor Ballroom, Iowa Memorial Union

The Exploring Careers in Environment & Sustainability will involve networking with alums and local professionals working in various areas of Environmental Science, Geography, and Sustainability. All Students are welcome! This event is meant to be casual; appetizers provided.

This event will allow students to:

  • Explore career options related to environment and sustainability
  • Receive advice on gaining experiences & skills needed for the profession
  • Network with industry professionals

A networking prep session will be offered from 4:30-5:00 p.m. in Academics Room, IMU.

Registration is not required in advance - come when you can!

Networking Professionals:

  1. Mary Skopec, Executive Director, Iowa Lakeside Laboratory
  2. Ben Swanson, River Scientist/Stream Restoration, University of Iowa
  3. V Fixmer-Oraiz, CEO & Founder, Astig Planning
  4. Noah Gaber, Climate Defender and Campus Organizer, Environment Iowa
  5. Lidija Stojanovic, Conservation Education Coordinator, Bur Oak Land Trust
  6. Eric Holthaus, Sustainability Coordinator at City of Cedar Rapids
  7. Ingrid Gronstal Anderson, Water Program Director, Iowa Environmental Council
  8. Austin Hummel, Outreach Coordinator, Green Iowa Americorps
  9. Jesse Leckband, Senior Environmental Analyst, MidAmerican Energy
  10. Gina Sears, Business Development Executive, Winnow Solutions
  11. Peter Krebs, Managing Director, Winnow Solutions
  12. Molly Newell, President, EnviroNet

Contact joanna-halsch@uiowa.edu with questions.

This event is sponsored by Pomerantz Career Center, Office of Sustainability and the Environment, Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, Environmental Sciences Program, Sustainability Certificate Program.