Career Week

Event Date: 
Monday, October 29, 2018, 9:00 am to Friday, November 2, 2018, 2:00 pm

A week of activities featuring SEAS alumni panels, roundtables, and workshops. *Notates SEAS Alumni

Career Week Schedule of Events


October 29


October 30


October 31


November 1


November 2



Interactive LinkedIn Workshop

Dana 3552

Join Clarence Anthony, PhD, Coordinator of Graduate Student Career Advancement at UM, to learn more about how to best utilize LinkedIn as a networking and connection tool!





MLA Roundtable

Dana 4325

*Tina Fix, Landscape Architect at Midwest Consulting (Ann Arbor, MI)

More to come!


Careers in Coastal Adaptation Panel

Dow Commons (4th Floor)

*Keelin Kuipers, Policy, Planning and Communications Division Chief at NOAA Office for Coastal Management (Washington, DC)

*Jennifer Johnson, Assistant Professor in the Dept of Anthropology at Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)

*Sandra Kosek-Sills, Environmental Specialist at Ohio Lake Erie Commission (Toledo, OH)

*Eric Johnson, Coastal Resilience Specialist at The Nature Conservancy (Boston, MA)


Organizing for Environmental Justice & Sustainability Panel

Dana 1028

Jeremy Orr, National State Program Director at Peoples Climate Movement (Detroit, MI)

*Michelle Martinez, Coordinator at Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition (Detroit, MI)

Melvin Parsons, Founder of We the People Growers Association (WTPGA) (Ypsilanti, MI)

*Mona Munroe-Younis, Program Manager of Flint Initiatives at UM SPH (Ann Arbor, MI)

*Rhonda Anderson, Regional Organizing Manager at the Sierra Club (Detroit, MI)

Shakara Tyler, Underserved Farmer Development Specialist at MSU Center for Regional Food Systems (East Lansing, MI)

PhD Transferable Skills Workshop

DOC Meeting Room

Grant Writing Workshop

Dana 1028

Join Nicki Sandberg, Grants Manager at Fair Food Network, to learn the ins and outs of grant writing in the non-profit sector




Non-Profit Panel

Dana 2024

*Laura Rubin, Executive Director at the Huron River Watershed Council (Ann Arbor, MI)

*Fai Foen, Business Development Manager at the Greening of Detroit (Detroit, MI)

*Kari Paine, Communications Associate at the Fair Food Network (Ann Arbor, MI)

*Dr. Ted Lawrence, Executive Director of African Center for Aquatic Research and Education (ACARE) (Ann Arbor, MI)

*Gabe Jones, Analyst at Arabella Advisors



So You Want to Work in Food and Agriculture? 

Dow Commons (4th Floor)

*Kenny Johnson, US Product Manager at DowDupont (Indianapolis, IN)

Kathy Sample, Co-Founder, President of Argus Farm Stop (Ann Arbor, MI)

Bobby Levine, CEO Digested Organics (Ann Arbor, MI)

Tim Redmond, Co-Founder, President of Eden Foods (Ann Arbor, MI)




Speed Networking with SEAS Alumni

Ford Commons (1st Floor)

Arman Golrokhian, Senior Business Analyst at DTE Energy

Sucila Fernades, Facilities Manager at SEAS

Jennifer Young, Project Manager at Michigan Interfaith Power & Light

Deb Heed, Electrification Policy Specialist at Ford Motor Company

Meredith Reisfield, Senior Project Manager - Sustainability Consulting at NSF International 

Mike Levine, Consulting Ecologist at Nature and Nurture, LLC

Merrie Carlock, Grant Coordinator at Michigan DNR

Kurt Kowalski, Research Wetland Ecologist at USGS Great Lakes Science Center

Montana Krukowski, Environmental Quality Analyst at Michigan DEQ

Geneva Langeland, Communications Editor at Michigan Sea Grant

Erik Herzog, Environmental Scientist at US EPA

Megan Beardsley, Environmental Scientist at US EPA




Dana Building - various locations

Contact person(s): 
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