April 9, 2023
Green Careers – Resume Workshop
Join GreenHomeNYC Careers group on April 11th for an IN-PERSON resume workshop. During timed sessions with green career professionals, you’ll receive constructive, personalized feedback on how to present your skills and experience so you get the attention of employers and land the job you want!
Resume reviewers with be paired with attendees throughout the evening–think of it as speed dating but for resume-reviewing.
Sign up today to secure your spot for the resume workshop. Limited spots available.(more…)
August 8, 2021
Monthly Forum: Dirty Energy Around the World
With the international emphasis on electrification, we must focus on the amount of electricity that is being generated by renewables rather than carbon based fuels. In all but one state in the US (and in much of the EU), there are not as many renewables as hoped in the energy mix. (Watch the recording of this forum on our Youtube channel!)(more…)
December 29, 2020
Job Market Outlook: Green Infrastructure, Sustainable Business, Circular EconomyBy Pamela Berns In 2020, the triple bottom line—people, planet, profits—took on a whole new meaning. The number of lives lost to COVID-19 continues to grow into the new year. Environmental regulation rollbacks under the Trump administration and the US withdrawal from the Paris agreement put the planet on even greater climate risk trajectory than before. Job losses and business failures altered the economy in ways that economists say may take years to fix. According to Fast Company, as of May, 2020, 33 million Americans had filed for unemployment; while some jobs might come back, new ones will need to be created to replace those that didn’t survive. While, sadly, we will never recoup the lives lost and upended by the pandemic, there is a way forward toward a reciprocal recovery for all of the three Ps. “One of the best ways to add new jobs,” said Fast Company, is to “invest in green infrastructure.” (more…)
August 7, 2020
Do the Math: Green Careers in Finance
Speaker Profile of EnterSolar’s Zaira Akhmedova By Pamela Berns Seven seems to be an auspicious number for Zaira Akhmedova. Her professional journey spanned seven years as she made her way from a degree in finance and accounting to her current position as Financial Strategy Manager at EnterSolar, one of the largest commercial solar developers in the U.S. And it was her trip around the world—a seven-month sabbatical from work—that solidified her commitment to a career in renewable energy. (more…)
January 27, 2020
GreenHomeNYC Careers Recap: Careers in the New Green Economy — Government EditionBy Jonathan Oriondo On October 29th, GreenHomeNYC convened a panel discussion on sustainability careers in government, a field that promises change and growth in the new green economy. In New York in particular, breakthrough climate legislation is not just leading the way to a carbon neutral city; as our speakers demonstrated, it is also leading to innovative and meaningful careers. (more…)
January 6, 2020
Green Careers: Corporate Social Responsibility Panel DiscussionJoin us for our first 2020 Green Careers meeting for a panel discussion + Q&A with individuals who work in corporate social responsibility. Corporate social responsibility (CSR), is how companies pursue sustainability goals, give back to their local communities, and make general efforts to improve society via the lens of business. This is your opportunity to ask the professionals about their career history and how you too could possibly transition your career into related work. Informal networking will follow at a local venue. Speakers include: Judy Albert – The New School Julie Jack – APCO Worldwide Ashley Hartman – Verisk (more…)
July 31, 2019
Green Careers Recap: Career Opportunities in Waste Reduction and ManagementBy Tamanna Mohapatra Photo by Kenton Archer On July 9th, 2019, GreenHomeNYC hosted a panel discussion on careers in waste management. Our three panelists engaged the audience with inspiring stories about their career paths, and offered insights into this growing and varied field. They also shared great career tips with the diverse group of participants. (more…)
May 9, 2019
Green Careers: Sustainable Career Tracks: Non-Profit Edition
Interested in the Sustainability Non-Profit Sector? Join us for a panel on Non-Profits!When sustainability challenges fall outside the domain of market solutions, who is there to provide redress? Non-profits can satisfy energy and environmental problems of great import that financial interest may ignore. Come learn lessons from professionals experienced in navigating careers in the sustainability non-profit sector. Date: May 14th, 2019 Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm with networking afterwards Location: BrightPower, Flr 21, 11 Hanover Square, New York NY 10005 Speakers: Danielle Bissett – Billion Oyster Project Adam Romano – AEE Irene Nielson – NRDC Note: To respect the time of our speakers and guests, the event will start promptly at 6:30. Register Here!