June 1, 2016

{Green Careers} May 2016 Recap– Sustainable Career Tracks: Education/Academics

By Thomas Storck     From teachers to program managers on various scales, the following green professionals were brought together by the GreenHomeNYC Green Careers group on May 10th to share their personal histories, day-to- day challenges and advice about that indefinable and ever-changing area between sustainability and academia. Their stories, as summarized below, reveal that their differences. Read more…

Posted by Katie Schwamb in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

May 2, 2016

{Green Careers} May 2016 – Sustainable Career Tracks: Education/Academics

Have you ever wondered how a career in sustainability and energy efficiency might intersect with education and academics?  Well look no further!   For our May meet-up, the Green Careers group has invited sustainability professionals with various roles in the Education and Academics sector to discuss their careers. Come hear from the following sustainability professionals as. Read more…

Posted by Ryan Hughes in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

April 29, 2016

{Green Careers} April 2016 Recap: Diversity in Green—A Panel Discussion with Green Professionals and Diversity Experts

By Pamela Berns   On April 12, GreenHomeNYC Green Careers brought together a diverse group of panelists to discuss just that—diversity in the green workplace. Each speaker brought to the table a unique set of experiences and affinities, and shared a variety of perspectives on what’s working and what still needs change in workplace inclusion,. Read more…

Posted by Pam Berns in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

March 28, 2016

Diversity in Green: A Panel Discussion with Green Professionals and Diversity Experts

Today’s workforce is becoming increasingly diverse — but although great strides have been made in the past few years, there are still many barriers and additional hurdles that traditionally underrepresented populations may face when searching for employment.   Join green professionals and diversity experts for a panel discussion on diversity in today’s green workforce. This. Read more…

March 27, 2016

{Green Careers} March 2016 Recap: “Speed Up-Dating Resume Workshop” March 8, 2016

By Brigitta Berze   On March 8th, 2016, the GreenHomeNYC Green Careers group once again held its popular Speed Up-Dating Your Resume workshop. Hosted at Steven Winter Associates, Inc., the workshop got its name from the well-known dating technique, speed dating, where individuals meet briefly in timed sessions before moving on to the next person.. Read more…

Posted by Pam Berns in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

February 24, 2016

{Green Careers} February 2016 Recap – Green Financing & Incentives

By Keith Wong   With the increasing demand in the green building industry for professionals who know how to make use of tax credits, grants, and unique financing options, green financing has become an important and viable career path. February’s Green Careers meet-up, held at Steven Winter Associates, focused on the green financing and incentives. Read more…

January 26, 2016

{Green Careers} February 2016 – Green Financing & Incentives

Although everybody loves a beautiful, healthy building that saves energy and water, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes to finance those projects and get them off the ground. As such, there is an incredible demand in the green building industry for professionals who know how to make use of tax credits, grants,. Read more…

Posted by Ryan Hughes in Blog, Green Careers Transitions

{Green Careers} January 2016 Recap: Professional Certifications & Exams

by Kimberly Stempien   You’ve targeted a career in the green building industry – now what do you need to know about professional certifications to further your career?   The Green Careers Group started off 2016 with an informative discussion on industry accreditations.  Students, practicing engineers, and other sustainability professionals gathered at DORMA Design Center to. Read more…

January 5, 2016

{Green Careers} : Kick off 2016 at our Professional Certifications Event on January 12

As the sustainable building and energy efficiency field grows, so do the possible professional accreditations for people in or entering the industry. Green Careers will start off the New Year with a discussion about these professional certifications and exams. Come and learn what’s out there and why each is important for a particular career path.  . Read more…

November 23, 2015

{Green Careers} October 2015 Recap: BE NYC – Sustainability Career Tracks

  By Thomas Storck   October’s  Green Careers meet-up featured three sustainability leaders whose careers ranged from medicine to equipment manufacturing to government. Each professional, who spoke at this year’s NESEA Building Energy NYC conference shared inspiring information about their work and career histories, and weighed in on career advice for those who want to pursue sustainability careers.   Photo. Read more…