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Adrian Dahlin 2013 masccc

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Adrian Dahlin 2013 masccc

  1. 1. You deserve a job that fuels your passion.building the green economyby growing green professionals Adrian Dahlin, Founder CEO
  2. 2. Adrian • Holyoke: Green Community • Conservation Commission • Mt. Tom Coal Plant • Tufts University • Nancy Anderson Award forEnvironmental Sustainability • Compton Mentor Fellow • Rising Green FoundedSeptember 2011 RisingGreen.com | Like us on Facebook |Twitter: @risingreen
  3. 3. I.  Green Careers II.  Green Professionals III.  Making Connections IV.  Information RisingGreen.com | Like us on Facebook |Twitter: @risingreen WHAT IS ALL ABOUT?
  4. 4. • Career begins in college •  Degree •  Study Abroad •  Internships •  Campus Involvement • First job sets the tone • Job choice affects the rest ofyour life 1. Green Careers RisingGreen.com | Like us on Facebook |Twitter: @risingreen WHAT IS ALL ABOUT?
  5. 5. • Understand the big picture • Sustainability paradigm • Multi-disciplinary •  Intersection of green ...? • The Green Career Arc •  A track record of env. Knowledge involvement • Young pros and studentsneed an example WHAT IS ALL ABOUT? II. Green Professionals RisingGreen.com | Like us on Facebook |Twitter: @risingreen
  6. 6. • The best job opportunities come from connections, NOTblind applications • Recruiters are tired of the traditional process • Employers don t like desperate • Career events need to facilitate conversation WHAT IS ALL ABOUT? III. Connections RisingGreen.com | Like us on Facebook |Twitter: @risingreen
  7. 7. • What is a green job ? • Quantifying the greeneconomy: # of jobs, payscales, emerging markets • Brookings Institution 2011Study • What kinds of jobs can I getwith my major? • What skills are greenemployers looking for? WHAT IS ALL ABOUT? IV. Information RisingGreen.com | Like us on Facebook |Twitter: @risingreen
  8. 8. HOW IS DOING IT • Online Job Search • Recruiting Networking Events • Rising Green Blog RisingGreen.com | Like us on Facebook |Twitter: @risingreen
  9. 9. SEARCH •  One-Stop Shop: Jobs, Internships, Study Abroad •  Search by Type, Category and/or Organization RisingGreen.com | Like us on Facebook |Twitter: @risingreen
  10. 10. •  Coffee Socials •  Networking Luncheons + + Sustainability= RECRUITING EVENTS RisingGreen.com | Like us on Facebook |Twitter: @risingreen
  11. 11. BLOG •  Professional Advice •  Research •  Green Industry News •  Op-Eds Career storiesEcology in Costa RicaHow to ace awind interviewWhat to do with an environmentalengineering degreeJob opportunitiesin 2016RisingGreen.com | Like us on Facebook |Twitter: @risingreen
  12. 12. • Our philosophy: • You deserve a job that fuels your passion. Greenprofessionals embrace this ideal. • The 21st century demands effective online tools ANDimproved real-world interactions.
  13. 13. • Friday, April 26, 12-1 • Three tables available: •  Clean Tech •  Renewable Energy •  Env Conservation • Talk from Dennis Charles,career coach • Delicious, sustainable lunchfrom Basil Tree Catering • Register at:bunetworkingluncheon.eventbrite.com UPCOMING EVENT! BU Networking Luncheon RisingGreen.com | Like us on Facebook |Twitter: @risingreen
  14. 14. THANK YOU! FOLLOW UP: ADRIAN@RISINGGREEN.COM (413) 695-1998 LINKEDIN.COM/IN/ADRIANDAHLIN RisingGreen.com

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