Impact Networking & Professional Development
Paid Internships & Career Opportunities
Do Work That Matters!
Travel & housing scholarships available. Limited slots so apply early!
The conference on March 28, 2019 will include environmental and natural resource management agencies, non-profit organizations, and private companies. By attending the conference, you will sharpen your professional development skills, jump start your career search, and have opportunities to network directly with managers from these organizations.
Do work that matters! The career fair on March 29, 2019 is a unique opportunity for students and recent graduates seeking paid internship opportunities and hands-on experience. Work on green-related projects and policies while connecting with environmental organizations and potential green employers.
1. What are the event details?
Who: Diverse students and recent graduates, green employers, and thought leaders
What: MobilizeGreen Annual Conference and Diversity Career Fair
When: March 28-29, 2019
Where: Washington, DC
2. What is the application process?
Fill out application here.
Complete a bio and upload a photo
3. What are requirements for acceptance?
Commitment and passion! You also must attend both full days of the event. Apply here.
4. How does the career fair work?
Representatives from organizations in the private, non-profit and public sectors across a multitude of industries will have the opportunity to connect with top graduate and undergraduate students. Students should be prepared to put their best foot forward to make a positive impression. The career fair tentatively begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 2:30 p.m. on March 29, 2019. The fair will be preceded by a student workshop, starting at 8:30 am.
5 What types of employers and internships will be there?
Anticipated areas of focus include, among others:
Urban planning and design
Ecology, ecosystems, and biodiversity
Environmental education and outreach
Soil sciences and rangeland management
Environmental policy and law
Waste management and recycling
Food and sustainable agriculture
Environmental science and engineering
Natural resource management
Water quality and poverty
Other social science areas
6. When will I know if my application is accepted?
Notification of acceptance will be sent via email between late January and early February 2019.
7. If accepted, will I get to attend each event?
Successful applicants must attend both days of the event. An agenda with workshops will be provided in February.
8. What if I do not live in the area and don't have funds to attend?
Lack of funds should not be a barrier to participation for any accepted participant. We ask that you first apply to your school for funds, if available, to attend the event. If such funds are not available, you may apply for a transportation scholarship as part of your application.
9. Will housing for the conference be provided?
Lack of housing should not be a barrier to participation for any accepted participant. Each participant is eligible to apply for a housing scholarship as part of his or her application. We will have local housing hosts and other potential housing options available for eligible students.
10. What types of networking options are available?
There will be several opportunities to meet agency and organization representatives in green careers. Moreover, students from all over the nation will also participate. We highly suggest bringing your resume or a business card to network at the conference.
11. What is the dress code?
Because this a professional conference, all attendees must be in professional business attire on both days.