Environmental Career Fair
What: A special opportunity, on campus, to gather employer and graduate school information, develop networks and meet organizations from a variety of sectors, including corporate, environmental, and not-for-profit.
When: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from 10:30-3:00pm
Where: Gateway Center
Don't miss this chance to visit with organizations in your field of study. Check out permanent jobs, summer jobs and internship possibilities. This is your chance to get the inside story, from the source, about opportunities within your field of study, including jobs, internships and graduate programs.
The Career Services Office brings organizations to campus that offer opportunities in environmental oriented jobs. Be sure to take time out of your day to meet representatives, ask questions, and present your resume.
How To Work A Job Fair
- How To Prepare: Research organizations of interest - be prepared to ask questions - PRACTICE!
- During The Fair: Shake hands - be enthusiastic - make eye contact - be confident - present a resume - collect business cards - explore ALL options.
- After The Fair: Mail a thank you letter - send an additional resume - call to check on status of your application.
Questions To Ask The Representatives
- What are typical entry-level positions related to my major in _______?
- As an entry-level employee, what can I expect to be doing in 2, 5, 10 years?
- Are graduate degrees important? If so, in what areas?
- What personality traits are important for success?
- What does the hiring process entail?
- How many employees, if any, graduated from ESF are with your company?
- What are some of the company's priorities and goals?
- How long have you been with the company?
- What is the retention rate in the company?
Dress For Success
Dress in conservative business attire. You should consider this career fair as important as a first interview!
For a complete list of attending organizations, academic programs of interest, and why they are attending the 2014 Environmental Career Fair please visit the following matrix:
A list of confirmed organizations for the 2014 Environmental Career Fair as of February 14, 2014 is listed below:
|Adirondack Research and Consulting||www.adkres.org|
|Allegheny National Forest||www.fs.usda.gov/allegheny|
|Almstead Tree, Shrub and Lawn Care Company||www.almstead.com|
|Appel Osborne Landscape Architecture||www.appelosborne.com|
|Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability||www.bard.edu/gps|
|Bartlett Tree Experts||www.bartlett.com|
|BBL Construction Services, LLC||www.bblinc.com|
|Bernier, Carr & Associates||www.thebcgroup.com|
|Broccolo Tree and Lawn Care Inc.||www.broccologroup.com|
|Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy||www.bfloparks.org|
|Camp Turner-Diocese of Buffalo||www.campturner.com|
|Clear Lake Lumber||www.clearlakelumber.com/|
|Con Tech Building Systems, Inc.||www.contechbuilding.com|
|Cornell Cooperative Extension Peconic Dunes 4-H Camp||www.ccesuffolk.org|
|Environmental Design & Research, Landscape Architecture, Engineering & Environmental Services, D.P.C.||www.edrdpc.com|
|Finch Paper LLC||www.finchpaper.com|
|Heritage Environmental Services||www.heritage-enviro.com/|
|Kaplan Test Prep||www.kaptest.com|
|Keplinger Freeman Associates||www.keplingerfreeman.com|
|Landmasters Landscape & Construction||www.landmasters.net|
|Le Moyne College||www.lemoyne.edu|
|Lend Lease Construction (US)||www.lendlease.com|
|Lime Hollow Nature Center||www.limehollow.org|
|Michael Grimm Landscape & Tree Service||www.michaelgrimmservices.com|
|National Fuel Gas Company||www.natfuel.com|
|New York Leak Detection, Inc.||www.nyld.com|
|New York Water Environment Association, Inc||www.nywea.org|
|NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps||www.noaacorps.noaa.gov|
|NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation||www.dec.ny.gov|
|NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation-Police||www.dec.ny.gov|
|NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation-Public Affairs & Education||www.dec.ny.gov/education/29.html|
|NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, & Historic Preservation (Central Region)||www.nysparks.com|
|NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, & Historic Preservation (Finger Lakes Region)||www.nysparks.com|
|New York State Department of Transportation||www.dot.ny.gov|
|O'Brien & Gere||www.obg.com|
|Onondaga Earth Corps||www.onondagaearthcorps.org|
|PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources (DCNR)||www.dcnr.state.pa.us|
|Pace Law School||www.law.pace.edu|
|Paleontological Research Institution||www.museumoftheearth.org|
|Raquette Lake Camps||www.raquettelake.com|
|RB Woodcraft Inc.||www.rbwoodcraft.com|
|Rex Lumber Company||www.rexlumber.com|
|School of Public Health, University at Albany||www.albany.edu/sph/|
|Student Conservation Association (SCA)||www.thesca.org/|
|SUNY-ESF Adirondack Forest Properties||www.esf.edu/aec/|
|SUNY-ESF Alumni Association||www.esf.edu/alumni/|
|SUNY-ESF Cranberry Lake Biological Station||www.esf.edu/clbs/|
|SUNY-ESF Federal Work-Study Program||www.esf.edu/financialaid/fws.htm|
|SUNY-ESF Graduate Admissions||www.esf.edu/graduate/|
|SUNY-ESF Northern Forest Institute||www.esf.edu/nfi|
|SUNY-ESF Ranger School||www.esf.edu/rangerschool/|
|SUNY-ESF Science Corps||www.esf.edu/outreach|
|Sweetbriar Nature Center||www.sweetbriarnc.org|
|The Davey Tree Expert Company||www.davey.com|
|The DiMarco Group/Admar Supply||www.dimarcogroup.com|
|The Nature Conservancy||www.nature.org|
|The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company||www.whiting-turner.com|
|Turner Construction Company||www.turnerconstruction.com|
|US Customs & Border Protection||www.cbp.gov|
|USDA - NRCS||www.nrcs.usda.gov|
|Vermont Law School||www.vermontlaw.edu|
|Watershed Stewardship Program||www.paulsmiths.edu|
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