Career Week

Event Date: 
Monday, October 28, 2019, 9:00 am to Friday, November 1, 2019, 1:00 pm

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

Career Week Schedule of Events

Monday, October 28

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, 4th Floor Dow Commons - Allyship and Advocacy

*Sonia Joshi, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Manager, University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability
*Dominic Bednar
, Doctoral Student, University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability
*Jeremy Orr
, Staff Attorney, Natural Resources Defense Council
*Andrea Paine
, Watershed Planning Associate, Huron River Watershed Council

Tuesday, October 29

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Dana 2024 - Bringing Science into the Workplace

*Josh Miller, Science Communication Liason, USGS Great Lakes Science Center
*Catie Wytychak
, Water Quality Specialist, Washtenaw County Water Resources
*Holly Petrillo
, Associate Professor of Forestry, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
*Meghan Hemken
, Environmental Compliance Specialist, CSS

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, Dana 2024 - Conversation with a Consultant

* Jessica Urdangarin, Senior Sustainability Consultant, Brown Flynn

 Wednesday, October 30

12:00 AM - 1:00 PM, Dana 3038 - PhD Alumni Round Table

*Shannon Bouton, Global Executive Director of Sustainable Communities, McKinsey & Company
*Daniel Rucinski, Environmental Engineer, LimnoTech
*Lekha Knuffman, Senior Coordinator of Agriculture Program, National Wildlife Federation
*Kurt Kowalski, Research Ecologist, United States Geological Survey and Great Lakes Science Center
*Jose Alfaro, Assistant Professor of Environmental Practice, University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability
*Cybelle Shattuck, Assistant Professor, Institute of Environment and Sustainability and Department of Comparative Religion at Western Michigan University

Thursday, October 31

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, 4th Floor Dow Commons - Green Infrastructures

*Trish Beckjord, Conservation Foundation Program Manager, Fox River Education, and Outreach Initiative
*Patrick Judd, Senior Manager of Landscape Architecture & Green Infrastructure Studio, Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc.
*Lindsay Fercho, Landscape Architect, InSite Design Studio
*Jennifer Souder, Green Building/Sustainable Sites Consultant, Greener by Design, LLC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, 2024 Dana - Environmental Community Organizing Skills Workshop

Meredith Giles, Campaign Organizer, Clean Water Action 


Friday, November 1

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Crit Room (Dana 3028) - MLA Roundtable

*Laurent Marshall, National Program Manager for Urban & Community Forestry, US Forest Service
*Liwan Zhang, Landscape Designer, EDSA
*Patrick Judd, Senior Manager for Landscape Architecture, Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc.
*Rick Meader, Landscape Architect, City of Novi
*Karl Koto, Director of Landscape and Gardening, Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
*Allison Krueger, Stewardship Manager, Washtenaw Parks, and Recreation 

Contact person(s): 
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