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In this series of events, School of Sustainability students and alumni learn from career experts and industry leaders who offer real tools, knowledge, and experiences for working in sustainability in the real world.

Career Webinar: What's Hot (and NOT) in the Sustainability Jobs Market

Sustainability After School School of Sustainability
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. AZ (MST)

Shannon Houde

  • Walk of Life Consulting’s Career Coach

This workshop has hit capacity and is now closed. All inquiries regarding attendance should be sent to Marsha.Gonzaga@asu.edu.

This workshop will help you develop a strong understanding of the evolving sustainability jobs markets globally, led by recruiter and career coach, Shannon Houde who runs Walk...

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Sustainability Communications and Your Career

Sustainability After School
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Mary Hoff

  • Journalism Fellow, ASU Media Relations
  • Editor in Chief, Ensia

Join ASU Media Relations Journalism Fellow Mary Hoff for a conversation about careers at the intersection of sustainability and communications. This event is intended for School of Sustainability students and alumni.

Mary Hoff is editor in chief of Ensia. An award-winning science communicator, she has more than...

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Sustainability Student "Dress for Success" Clothing Swap

Sustainability After School School of Sustainability
Thursday, September 6, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Sustainability Students!

Need to build your professional wardrobe? ASU Wrigley Institute faculty, staff and students have donated their gently used to new business clothing for you to have!

To get an item, sustainability students can donate new toiletries or new school supplies and swap for one outfit to build your...

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School of Sustainability Career Clothing Drive

Sustainability After School School of Sustainability
Monday, August 27 - Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Clothing Drop-Off available during 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

"Give your business clothes a second life and help a student land the job of their dreams!"

Faculty, Staff and Students:

Clean your closet and donate your business casual and business professional clothes to the School of Sustainability.

We are accepting men's and women's gently used to new business attire such as:...

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Curbside Chat with Charles Marohn Strong Towns

Sustainability After School
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Reception starts at 5:00 p.m.
Welcome starts at 5:30 p.m.

"Growth is not enough; we need productive growth. Places built for people, using traditional development patterns, can help achieve productive growth."

Agenda

  • Reception, 5 p.m.
  • Welcome, 5:30 p.m., Jeff Sherman of Downtown Voices Coalition & Terry Benelli of LISC Phoenix
  • Public Presentation, 5:40 p.m., Charles Marohn of Strong Towns
  • Q&A & Discussion, 7 p.m.

Sponsors

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Earth Day Diamondbacks Baseball Game

Sustainability After School
Sunday, April 22, 2018
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Christopher Boone

  • Dean, School of Sustainability

Celebrate Earth Day with a Sustainability themed Diamondbacks game on April 22nd!

Watch our own Dean Boone throw out the first pitch on this special game day, when Diamondbacks go head-to-head against the San Diego Padres.

The Diamondbacks put together a group of discounted tickets for all ASU affiliates: sustainability...

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Redesigning the EPA for the 21st Century

Sustainability After School
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Students of SOS 594-HSD/EGR 598

Marcia Williams

  • Former Director of the Office of Solid Waste, EPA

Len Miller

  • Former Deputy Assistant Administrator for Water Enforcement and Permits, EPA

Chuck Elkins

  • Former Director of the Toxic Substances Program, EPA

How would you redesign the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to address today’s complex sustainability challenges? Our framework for understanding environmental problems has evolved from a narrow focus on end-of-pipe pollution to a broader perspective of sustainability in complex adaptive systems. Yet the institutions we have to address these problems have...

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Phoenix Zoo Site Tour

Sustainability After School School of Sustainability
Friday, March 16, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Get a unique glimpse of sustainability at work during a site tour of the Phoenix Zoo. See the science that supports the Zoo’s native species conservation efforts with trained Zoo staff from the Conservation Center and Operations department. We will also learn about how the Phoenix Zoo’s Green Team...

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Effective Sustainability Storytelling through LinkedIn

Sustainability After School
Monday, February 26, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Andrew Bernier

  • Senior Sustainability Fellow, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Walton Sustainability Fellowship Program, Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives

Learn how to develop methods of communication and storytelling to enhance sustainability messaging. Dr. Bernier will also share resources and examples to creative an effective eResume for LinkedIn.

This event is only open to School of Sustainability students and alumni.

Please RSVP by Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

Lunch will be provided...

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Sustainability After School Site Tour: City of Phoenix Transfer Station and Compost Facility

Sustainability After School School of Sustainability
Friday, November 17, 2017
1:15 - 4:30 p.m.

You are invited to the City of Phoenix site tour of the 27th Avenue Transfer Station and state-of-the art composting facility. Both sites sit on approximately 27 acres within the Resource Innovation Campus (RIC), a campus that aims to be a hub for innovators to develop Phoenix's circular economy and...

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Introduction to Composting Programs Workshop for Students

Sustainability After School Professional Training
Saturday, October 21, 2017
8:30 a.m., Workshop begins
12:30 p.m., Meet & Greet Lunch with local SWANA members
5:30 p.m., Workshop ends

Risa Weinberger

  • Certified Manager of Composting Programs, SWANA

Do You See Garbage as a Resource?

ASU's ​School ​of ​Sustainability ​is ​pleased ​to ​partner ​with ​the ​Solid ​Waste ​Association ​of ​North ​America ​(SWANA) ​to ​offer ​a ​unique ​opportunity ​for ​students ​to ​explore ​the ​science ​and ​practice ​of ​the ​composting ​industry.

Covering the first four chapters of SWANA’s Managing Composting...

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Sustainability After School Site Tour of FABRIC

Sustainability After School School of Sustainability
Friday, October 20, 2017
10:00 a.m.

You are invited to the site tour of FABRIC: Fashion and Business Resource Innovation Center. The mission of FABRIC is to create a headquarters for the Arizona fashion industry. FABRIC utilizes sustainable and state-of-the-art manufacturing processes and is passionate about leading innovation in 21st century apparel design and wearable tech...

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Building a Career: Saving the Planet

Sustainability@ASU Sustainability After School
Monday, October 2, 2017
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

Denis Hayes

  • President, Bullitt Foundation

Amanda Sturgeon

  • CEO, International Living Future Institute

This is a student focused event.

In his role at the Bullitt Foundation, Denis Hayes seeks to transform the major cities of the Pacific Northwest into global models of sustainability. Previously, he was an adjunct professor of engineering at Stanford, a Silicon Valley lawyer, director of...

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A Day in the Life of a Sustainability Marketer

Sustainability After School School of Sustainability
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Monique Whitney

  • Board Member, Arizona Green Chamber
  • Co-Founder & Principal Strategist, Felice+Whitney Agency
  • Founder & President, Whitney Business Group, LLC

Hear from sustainability marketing consultant, Monique Whitney, and come learn more about the profession. Monique will also discuss strategies on marketing your skills for a career in sustainability.

This event is open to School of Sustainability students and alumni. RSVP required by Wednesday, September 13th .

Free lunch...

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Sustainability Student "Dress for Success" Clothing Swap

Sustainability After School School of Sustainability Sustainability@ASU
Friday, September 15, 2017
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Wrigley Hall, Room 102

Sustainability Students!

Need to build your professional wardrobe? ASU Wrigley Institute faculty, staff and students have donated their gently used to new business clothing for you to have!

To get an item, sustainability students can donate new toiletries or new school supplies and swap for one outfit to build your...

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