Exploring Careers in Environment & Sustainability Networking Event

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

The Virtual 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 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


1. Registration opens February 1st: https://uiowa.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/21983/student_preview

2. Pre-schedule 1:1 sessions with professionals you’re interested in or join an open session the day of the event. All professionals are listed under 'Iowa Friends & Alums' registered employer. * Some sessions may fill up - we recommend you pre-schedule! Students can still attend if you don't pre-schedule.

3. Prepare How to navigate a Virtual Networking in Handshake

Student experience article

Student experience video

Video Requirements

Trust & Safety


4. Prepare professionally by watching Fair Help videos

How to create an Elevator Pitch Video

Tips on How to Prepare

What to do After a Networking Event

Additional information: 

Update Your Resume and talk with a Peer or a Career Advisor - connect virtually and schedule an appointment on MYUI. 

Alums - go here to get a Handshake account to participate! Current students - you will already have a Handshake account even if you have not accessed yet - click here to activate and/or login. 

During the event, there will be a Student Q&A zoom room with a Career Advisor - zoom link will be emailed to you after you register.

Industry Professionals & Organizations Registered

Login to Handshake to participate - Joanna Halsch will be in touch when you want to register and set up for you.
Attend Q&A zoom room for help during the event (link to come) - staffed by Employer Team staff from 4:30 - 7:00 pm on Tuesday, March 30 if any questions arise.


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, College of Public Health, Tippie College of Business, School of Planning & Public Affairs 

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa events. If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation in order to participate in this event, please contact the Pomerantz Career Center, (319) 335-1023.