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

  1. What are typical entry-level positions related to my major in _______?
  2. As an entry-level employee, what can I expect to be doing in 2, 5, 10 years?
  3. Are graduate degrees important? If so, in what areas?
  4. What personality traits are important for success?
  5. What does the hiring process entail?
  6. How many employees, if any, graduated from ESF are with your company?
  7. What are some of the company's priorities and goals?
  8. How long have you been with the company?
  9. 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!

Confirmed Organizations

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:

Company Web Address
Adirondack Research and Consulting
Allegheny National Forest
Almstead Tree, Shrub and Lawn Care Company
Anchor QEA
Antea Group
Appel Osborne Landscape Architecture 
Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability
Bartlett Tree Experts
BBL Construction Services, LLC 
Bernier, Carr & Associates
Broccolo Tree and Lawn Care Inc.
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy
Camp Turner-Diocese of Buffalo
Clear Lake Lumber
Con Tech Building Systems, Inc.
Cornell Cooperative Extension Peconic Dunes 4-H Camp
Environmental Design & Research, Landscape Architecture, Engineering & Environmental Services, D.P.C.
Finch Paper LLC 
HDR, Inc.
Heritage Environmental Services 
Kaplan Test Prep
Keplinger Freeman Associates 
Landmasters Landscape & Construction
Le Moyne College
Lend Lease Construction (US)
Lime Hollow Nature Center
Michael Grimm Landscape & Tree Service
National Fuel Gas Company 
New York Leak Detection, Inc.
New York Water Environment Association, Inc
NOAA Commissioned Officer Corps
NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation
NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation-Police
NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation-Public Affairs & Education
NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, & Historic Preservation (Central Region)
NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, & Historic Preservation (Finger Lakes Region)
New York State Department of Transportation
O'Brien & Gere
Onondaga Earth Corps
PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources (DCNR)
Pace Law School
Paleontological Research Institution
Parsons Corporation
Primitive Pursuits
Raquette Lake Camps
RB Woodcraft Inc.
Rex Lumber Company 
School of Public Health, University at Albany 
Student Conservation Association (SCA) 
SUNY-ESF Adirondack Forest Properties
SUNY-ESF Alumni Association
SUNY-ESF Cranberry Lake Biological Station
SUNY-ESF Federal Work-Study Program
SUNY-ESF Graduate Admissions
SUNY-ESF Northern Forest Institute
SUNY-ESF Ranger School 
SUNY-ESF Science Corps
Sweetbriar Nature Center 
The Davey Tree Expert Company 
The DiMarco Group/Admar Supply
The Nature Conservancy
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Triumvirate Environmental
Turner Construction Company
US Customs & Border Protection
Vermont Law School
Watershed Stewardship Program

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