Posts tagged with Job Search Tips

I graduated this past February and got a job as a Seasonal Research Technician with the Rodale institute in PA. Rodale is a great fit for anyone interested in organics, climate change, research, etc. Each year, Rodale hires 4-5 Seasonal Research Technicians to coordinate and execute our on-farm research. It isn’t an internship, but the […]

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Brought to you by: Green Collar Blog Get the Green Job You Want Now is a program by the Columbia Business School Alumni Club of New York that will take place on October 25 in New York City.  This event will feature a panel of executives who will share their experiences of successfully transitioning into green jobs and include opportunities […]

The Patuxent Research Refuge is looking to hire two Environmental Education & Interpretation Interns. The internship will run from February 16th – May 22nd, 2010 (flexible to change), at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Patuxent Research Refuge, Laurel, Maryland. Interns provide visitor information services, assist with public events, teacher and scout workshops, develop education materials, […]

It is essential in a job search to stay up-to-date with your industry of choice. However, an ‘industry’ is a broad beast, so what should you really know? Follow new and upcoming technology Know which companies are competitors Understand where the industry is headed Investigate how your industry is affected by external factors Before an […]

Nov
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If you are thinking at all about entering public service, you might find it convenient that we have our own resident Federal Service Student Ambassador. Elise Hanks is a junior here at Middlebury and she is here to help people explore the many possibilities in federal service. If you are looking for a job or […]

The National Center for O*Net Development recently released their research on the current economy and its effects on occupations. Check out their list of Green Increased Demand Occupations, jobs that will likely experience an increase in employer demand. Their Green Enhanced Skills Occupations lists the jobs that will likely require a change in skill sets. […]

If you are considering a job in international development, check out this article from devex.com. It outlines what exactly different positions do so that you may target your search effectively.

Nov
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Thanksgiving is coming and it is a perfect time to start networking. So, if you can’t wait for the the annual Turkey Talk Networking Workshop on November 19th at 4:30 PM in MBH 104 and on November 30 at 12:15 PM in Hillcrest 103, read on. Networking has many benefits. One such benefit is access […]

Oct
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Everyone should check out ”How to Make Yourself Standout in an Interview.” It is a great article with sections on what you should know about the job, the industry and the company.  It recommends that before the interview, you research industry trends as well as have a list of your five most compelling qualities, which you […]

Are you currently looking for a job or internship?  If so, you might want to check out GovCentral’s “The 10 Worst Job Hunting Mistakes.”  Below are some of their recommendations: Don’t use an unprofessional e-mail address on your resume Make sure you are prepared to ask questions in your interview Choose your references wisely and […]

Oct
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Fall Family Weekend has begun. Maybe you are freaking out because just found out that your friend’s brother has the exact job that you want or you just remembered that you have an interview on Monday. If you haven’t made it to any of the CSO’s workshops and if you can’t make it into the […]

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Since we go to school in the middle of Vermont, it is quite likely that there will be a few companies that will not be on campus for interviews.  So, knowing how to nail a phone interview is something that will come in handy. Being in your own environment is one benefit of the phone […]

Sep
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Filed Under (General Green Opportunities, Jobs) by on September 25, 2009 and tagged

If you are currently on the hunt for a job, add the Energy Action Coalition Job Board to your list of websites you check regularly. Here are some recent job opportunities listed: • Southern Energy Network – FL & SC Organizer • Earth Island Institute/Brower Youth Awards • Alliance for Climate Education Senior Educator

It turns out a lot of us already have tools we need for a job search! Check out this great article “Leveraging Social Media in Your Nonprofit Job Search: Q&A with Beth Kanter, Author of Beth’s Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media” to learn how to utilize your social networking prowess. Also on the […]