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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.

Beyond the Pitch: Networking Outside the Elevator

Sustainability After School
Friday, February 7, 2014
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Mara DeFilippis

  • Program Manager
    Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives

Colin Tetreault

  • Former Senior Policy Advisor
    City of Phoenix Mayor's Office

We’ve all learned the importance of crafting the ideal “elevator pitch.” But when do you use it? How does it really work? Networking is an important skill that goes beyond the elevator pitch: learning how to shake hands while holding a plate – or a mocktail – and exiting a...

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How to be a LEEDer in Green Building

Sustainability After School
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Jeff Frost

  • Sustainability Project Manager, SmithGroupJJR

Grady Gammage, Jr.

  • Attorney, Gammage & Burnham PLC
  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, ASU Global Institute of Sustainability

Leslie Lindo

  • Co-founder and Executive Director, Project Rising

Charles Popeck

  • President, Green Ideas Sustainability Consultants

Kathleen Talbot

  • Sustainability Officer, Marymount California University

Mick Dalrymple

  • Moderator
  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, ASU Global Institute of Sustainability

Are you interested in green building but don’t know where you might fit? Do you know what “LEED” stands for? Learn all this and more at our panel discussion with green building professionals. They will discuss the green building process, from consultation and methods to models and professional LEED designation...

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Take a Tour of DIRTT Environmental Solutions Facility

Sustainability After School
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
11:30 a.m. depart Wrigley Hall Breezeway
2:30 p.m. return to Wrigley Hall Breezeway

DIRTT (Doing It Right This Time) creates customizable and sustainable architectural interiors. School of Sustainability students, graduates, and alumni are invited to take a tour of the DIRTT Phoenix facility on 836 E. University Dr. Learn about DIRTT’s waste-limiting manufacturing software system, environmentally friendly materials and processes, and...

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An Evening With APS: Landing Your Next Internship or Job

Sustainability After School
Thursday, October 17, 2013
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Tiffany Mousel

  • University Recruiter, Arizona Public Service (APS)

Thinking about a career in energy and power? Tiffany Mousel, university recruiter for APS, will share an overview of working for APS and what it takes to rise to the top in the internship/job application and interview process.

Tiffany Mousel's role at APS includes relationship building and cultivating personal and professional...

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Food Systems: Sustainability and Opportunities

Sustainability After School
Thursday, March 21, 2013
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Paul Coleman

  • Manager, Tempe Milk Plant, Safeway

Jeff Howell

  • Supervisor, Tempe Distribution Center, Safeway

Eddie Hartfield

  • Manager, Tempe Plant, Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Phoenix

Joshua Davis-Welty

  • Glendale Warehouse Co-Manager, Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Phoenix

Christopher Wharton

  • Assistant Professor, Healthy Lifestyles Research Center, ASU School of Nutrition and Health Promotion

The U.S. food system, from field to table, is at a crossroads for change. Improving the sustainability of this complex system requires a thorough understanding of the relationships between food consumption behaviors, processing and distribution activities, and agricultural production practices.

These local experts from Safeway and Coca-Cola will discuss sustainability practices...

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Explore Your Future Career in Sustainability

Sustainability After School
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Discussion: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Old Main, Carson Ballroom

Arizona State University, Tempe campus
Luncheon: Following discussion
Wrigley Hall, Room 323
Arizona State University, Tempe campus

Mitch Thomashow

  • President Emeritus, Unity College
  • Author, Ecological Identity: Becoming a Reflective Environmentalist and Bringing the Biosphere Home
  • Presidential Fellow, Second Nature

Judith Ramaley

  • President Emerita, Winona State University
  • Senior Scholar, Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Presidential Fellow, Second Nature

Diana Van Der Ploeg

  • President Emerita, Butte College
  • Presidential Fellow, Second Nature

Discuss and explore opportunities with some true trail blazers in the field of sustainability—Second Nature's Presidential Fellows Mitch Thomashow, Judith Ramaley, and Diana Van Der Ploeg.

As a graduate student, you can attend any or all of the following free sessions:

Panel Discussion
The presidential fellows will answer your questions like:
•...

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Consulting on Sustainability

Sustainability After School
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Seth Baruch

  • Specialist Master, Strategy and Operations
  • Deloitte Consulting

Want to learn more about being a sustainability consultant for a large company? Then please join us for a talk with Seth Baruch from Deloitte Consulting, who will provide an overview of the company's sustainability market offering. Explore how sustainability works across different business units and get up-to-date on pressing...

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How to Work Your Net: Mocktail Networking Mixer

Sustainability After School
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Jhenifer Krutz

  • Membership Director, Valley Foward Association

Chris Toward

  • Managing Director, Philanthropy Squared

Networking: a necessary skill to land your dream job. But how do you do it? In today's world, jobs are hard to come by. And because of newer technology, more managers are searching online for their next employees. How do you navigate your web presence? More importantly, how can you...

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Get LinkedIn for Your Professional Future

Sustainability After School
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Claire Sullivan

  • Recruitment Development and Corporate Relations Associate
  • School of Sustainability, Arizona State University

ASU has approximately 142,000 alumni on LinkedIn—why aren't you? Find out why LinkedIn is the fastest growing social network and how you can use it to figure out what you want to do when you graduate, connect with professionals and alumni, and build a personal brand that will help you...

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Panel Discussion: Jobs in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Sustainability After School
Thursday, March 29, 2012
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Ellen Zuckerman

  • Arizona Program Associate, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project

Laura Furrey

  • Electricity Specialist, Arizona Corporation Commission

Nicholas Theisen

  • Public Policy/Empower Specialist, SOLON Corporation

Lon Huber

  • Southwest Regional Policy Specialist, Suntech

Interested in learning more about working in renewable energy and energy efficiency? Join us as a panel of local experts shares insights and experiences. Moderated by Energize Phoenix Project Manager Mick Dalrymple, LEED AP BD+C and HOMES, BPI and ICC Residential Energy Plans Examiner.

This event is open...

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A Day in the Life: Careers in Corporate Sustainability

Sustainability After School
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Bruno Sarda

  • Director, Global Sustainability Operations at Dell

Some corporations, Dell among them, are taking a leading role in advancing sustainability in absence of clear policies and regulations. Many of the new sustainability jobs in the coming years will be created in the private sector. Sarda will lead a discussion about corporate sustainability opportunities and challenges and share...

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Build Your Profile: Effective Résumés and Cover Letters

Sustainability After School
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Claire Sullivan

  • Career Development and Employer Relations Associate, School of Sustainability

Need some help getting your résumé ready for internships, jobs, or the upcoming career fair? Not sure how to effectively write about sustainability? Want to learn how to explain those class projects and extracurricular activities in a way that is valuable to employers?

Please join us for a session on...

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Get LinkedIn for Your Professional Future

Sustainability After School
Monday, November 14, 2011
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Claire Sullivan

  • Recruitment Development and Corporate Relations Associate
  • School of Sustainability, Arizona State University

ASU has approximately 142,000 alumni on LinkedIn—why aren't you? Find out why LinkedIn is the fastest growing social network and how you can use it to figure out what you want to do when you graduate, connect with professionals and alumni, and build a personal brand that will help you...

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