August 7, 2017

{Green Careers} Guide to Starting a Green Career in NYC Launch Party, Recap

by Peter Dietrich On Tuesday, August 1st, GreenHomeNYC released the Guide to Starting a Green Career in New York City, written by Sam Yost, and hosted a release event at NYSERDA with career development professionals (and guide contributors) John Crant and Celia Currin. The guide, long in the making, is the result of an agglomeration of. Read more…


Posted by Samantha Yost in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

July 27, 2017

{Green Careers} proudly presents: Guide to Starting a Green Career in New York City

GreenHomeNYC’s Green Careers team is proud to present our new Guide to Starting a Green Career in New York City–a 24-page e-manual that tells you all the things we wish somebody had told us when we were trying to get our own careers off the ground!   We will be making this guide publically available. Read more…


Posted by Samantha Yost in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

July 15, 2017

Green Careers July Event Recap: “Six Degrees of Separation” Networking Workshop

Recap by Brigitta Berze     On July 11, Green Careers hosted a workshop where participants were taught the dos and don’ts of networking and guided through exercises to practice networking in a more relaxed environment. Thanks to the helpful tips given by GreenHomeNYC volunteers Emily Taubenblatt and Samantha Yost, attendees walked away with a. Read more…


Posted by Emily Taubenblatt in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

June 22, 2017

{Green Careers} June Event – Elevator Pitch Workshop

Join us for an annual Green Careers tradition: our Elevator Pitch Workshop! Do you want to get some tips on how to better explain quickly and concisely who you are and what you do when people ask you about your job? GreenHomeNYC veterans Andy Padian and Gina Piesco share their tips and tricks and you’ll. Read more…


Posted by Samantha Yost in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

June 21, 2017

{Green Careers} July Event- Six Degrees of Separation

Ever wonder what these monthly “networking events” are really about? Well this month, we’ll show you! Come learn the tricks of the trade from professional networkers, and of course grow your own network too! We will talk about networking and share our connections to build a bigger web. It’s Six Degrees of Separation so come. Read more…


Posted by Samantha Yost in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

May 22, 2017

Green Careers: Sustainable Waste Management

By Megan Nordgren     On Tuesday, May 9, representatives from the public and private sectors in sustainable waste management came together with moderator Emily Taubenblatt to provide career insights into this rapidly growing and changing field. While the speakers described different experiences with their respective employers, they agreed on the kinds of traits that are. Read more…


Posted by Emily Taubenblatt in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

April 26, 2017

Green Careers: Sustainable Waste Management

Interested in learning about compost, recycling, and other forms of sustainable waste management? Join Green Careers for an interactive panel on sustainable waste management practices in NYC!   Speakers: Marisa Kaminski – Zero Waste Schools Program Marguerite Manela – NYC Department of Sanitation, Bureau of Recycling and Sustainability Amy Marpman – Recycling Track Systems Jacquelyn. Read more…


Posted by Emily Taubenblatt in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

March 17, 2017

{Green Careers} March Event – Freelancing and Starting Your Own Business (RESCHEDULED due to snow)

  Please note: Due to inclement weather, this date of this event has changed from the 14th to the 21st. Are you interested in striking out on your own to start your own small business, startup, or freelance practice? It can be a daunting process, and this GreenHomeNYC event will feature professionals from the sustainability. Read more…


Posted by Samantha Yost in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

March 12, 2017

Sustainability Careers in Our Changing Political Landscape: A {Green Career} Webinar Recap

By Pamela Berns   Green careerists and sustainability students have been wondering just how the changes in our government policies will affect their career choices. While Dr. Eban Goodstein is the first to admit he doesn’t have a crystal ball, his longtime experience as a career advisor and current role as Director, Graduate Programs in. Read more…

February 28, 2017

{Green Careers} February Recap: Resume Speed (up)Dating Workshop

by Radhika Sri Paravastu   For many job seekers, a resume is the one chance they have to capture a potential employer’s attention. To help job seekers land a career opportunity in the green industry, GreenhomeNYC recently organized the Resume Speed (up)Dating workshop at Steven Winter Associates. The event saw a mix of participants ranging from. Read more…


Posted by Samantha Yost in Blog, Green Careers Transitions