March 17, 2014

{Green Careers} March 2014 Recap – The BuildingEnergy Conference

By Gregory Thomas   On Tuesday, March 4th, GreenHomeNYC’s Green Careers group held its third meeting of the year. This time in Boston, Massachusetts during the BuildingEnergy 2014 (BE14) conference.   BuildingEnergy, run by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (or NESEA, an affiliate of GreenHomeNYC), is a conference and trade show where professionals across the. Read more…


Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions, NESEA

March 16, 2014

{Green Careers} April 2014 meeting – Sustainable Career Tracks: ACRE Edition

If you’re interested in gaining insight from professionals who have launched their own sustainably focused businesses or work to empower entrepreneurs and companies rooted in the energy efficiency field, then be sure attend the April Green Careers meeting where NYC ACRE will be hosting.  RSVP HERE!  


Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

February 13, 2014

{Green Careers} February 2014 – Sustainable Career Tracks

By Srikant Subramaniam     On Tuesday, February 4th, the GreenHomeNYC Green Careers group held its second meeting of the year. Intended as a seminar on Sustainable Career Tracks, the event was held at the offices of one of New York’s leading firms in the industry, Steven Winter Associates, Inc. The meeting, presided over by. Read more…

January 26, 2014

{Green Careers} February 2014 meeting – Sustainable Career Tracks

Interested in knowing more about different careers in sustainability? Then be sure to attend the February GHNYC Green Careers meeting!    This month we’re inviting professionals to come discuss what they do, how they got to where they are, and what advice they have for people interested in jumpstarting their careers. Come with questions and gain some great. Read more…


Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

January 21, 2014

{Green Careers} January 2014 Recap – Job Interview & Communication Tips

On Tuesday, January 7th the GreenHomeNYC Green Careers group held its first meeting of 2014. 27 people, ranging from recent graduates to seasoned industry professionals, attended the meet-up to discuss common issues shared by job seekers and to learn ways to address them.   The meeting was lead by Andy Padian, who has 30 years. Read more…


Posted by Matthew Gerson in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

November 11, 2013

{Green Careers} Speed Up-Dating Your Resume – Recap

  On Tuesday, November 5th, the GHNYC Green Careers group held another Speed Up-Dating your Resume workshop at the Urban Assembly for Green Careers on the Upper West Side.   The event attracted a wide range of attendees — including those looking for career change to sustainability, veterans in the industry, as well as young. Read more…


Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

July 24, 2013

{Green Careers} Elevator Pitch – Recap

By Sarah Hovde.   On July 9th, GreenhomeNYC held one of its regular “Green Career Meetup” events for professionals looking to transition to a career in the “green”/sustainability field.  About 25 people attended the event, which was held at the office of the law firm Nixon Peabody.  Facilitated by GreenhomeNYC’s own Andy Padian, the meeting. Read more…


Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

July 2, 2013

{Green Careers} July 2013 meeting – Elevator Pitch

elevator pitch – noun – a succinct personal summary used to capture the interest of a potential employer.    Being able to define who you are, what you do, and why you’re the best person for the job is an important skill for any professional to have, especially for someone on the hunt for a. Read more…


Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

October 24, 2011

Educate yourself!

During a recent Green Careers meeting, a new member of our group asked a very important question: how does one stay abreast of green building news and policy developments? In a fast-growing industry, it’s good to know what’s going on and who the experts are. So we in the Green Careers group decided to put. Read more…


Posted by mtchamkina in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

July 29, 2011

Green Career Profile: Joseph Schaffer

Joseph Schaffer, PE, Green Environmental Associates, Metuchen, NJ What did your life look like before you started Green Environmental Associates? Prior to deciding to work for myself, I was doing site civil engineering for commercial developers, projects like big box retail and mega subdivisions.  My work has always revolved around design and engineering in land development.  This. Read more…