Looking for Career Advice from Top Environmental Experts?
Register for a Complimentary Career Advice Three-Part Webinar Series
NEXT EVENT SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 18TH - REGISTER TODAY AT www.studyatapu.com/NAEP-webinars
With the current economic conditions and job market, Environmental Professionals need to stand out in order to compete for jobs or to advance their careers. Recognizing this challenge, the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) and American Public University (APU) are bringing together top academic leaders and subject matter experts to collaborate on a 3-part webinar series, helping educate environmental professionals on this highly informative topic of career preparation. Register today at www.studyatapu.com/NAEP-Webinars to learn critical skills that may help you shape the future of your career in this field!
NAEP and APU have selected some of the top environmental experts today to provide relevant and cutting-edge career advice that you can use to help you advance in your field. The caliber of the experts speaking at this webinar series really highlights both NAEP and APU as thought leader organizations in the environmental field as well as their legitimate interest and commitment toward helping drive professional advancements through career-relevant education.
Taking advantage of this career-advice webinar series is complimentary and is offered for registration on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees will need to register separately for each webinar. For more information, please refer to the webinar descriptions below.
[Part 1] Preparing to Stand Out - Call occurred on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - the archive video of the presentation can be found at www.studyatapu.com/NAEP-Webinars
Long-time career professionals will share tips for navigating employment and application procedures for jobs in the federal and local government, as well as private and consulting firms. With the challenging economic environment today, employers have the opportunity to be extremely meticulous when it comes to selecting the perfect candidate from a pool of applicants that can often reach the 100’s. Topics covered will include: simple application enhancements to help you stand out, resume submission best practices, self-assessment questions for finding the perfect job, relationship building tips, mastering the job interview, and demonstrating your qualifications beyond the resume and cover letter. Attendees will also get a “sneak peak” of the results of 2012 NAEP/ECC National Environmental Employer Survey revealing details on how best to enter or advance in an environmental career.
[Part 2] The Perfect Resume - Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET This resume-focused session brings experts to the table providing a deep dive on building a powerful resume. Attendees will hear perspectives from experienced HR and hiring managers as well as top career development experts in the industry who play active roles at the National Association of Environmental Professionals. Speakers will address the following: understanding the different needs between the federal and private sectors, documenting your key accomplishments, highlighting your daily responsibilities, appropriate use of language and grammar, using resume builder software and keywords, cover letter etiquette and formatting, and online resources for additional reference. An overview of the career services department at American Public University will also be provided.
[Part 3] Leveraging LinkedIn to Land Your Next Job - Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET Our tech-savvy panel will cover the ins-and-outs of how job hunters and employers utilize social media and how you can leverage LinkedIn to network your way to your next job. Topics to be covered include: strategies for job hunting, importance of networking, social media best practices, job boards and social media sites, how social media can help or hurt your search, participation in associations, chapters and communities, and managing your personal brand.
We invite you to join us to learn critical skills that will help you shape the future of your career in this field. Register today at www.studyatapu.com/NAEP-webinars.
NAEP March/April 2012 E-News is now available
Please click the link below to access the NAEP March/April 2012 E-News. This issue contains great feature articles and important association information.
Included in this issue are some excellent articles. “Renewable Energy Demand Drives Manufacturing Growth” is a piece outlining the economic and job growth impact on renewable Energy development (pg 2). The Second article “EIA: A Corrupted System” is a piece that challenges all NEPA practitioners to understand the difference between being a “team player” with our clients and providing the honest work that NEPA demands (pg 8). Also included in this issue as a review of the book “Global Environmental policy: Concepts, Principles, and Practice (pg 12).
There is also plenty of NAEP news starting with an introduction and overview of the new NAEP Committee Structure (pg 13), the Member Spotlight is on Wendy Haydon this issue (pg 16), information on the NAEP 37th Annual Conference (pg 19), an introduction to the newly elected Board Members (pg 20), 2013 Environmental Excellence Awards information (pg 23), a recent announcement involving ABCEP and the American Public University (pg 23), a request for assistance from O*NET (pg 24), Loss of a Colleague and Friend (pg 26) information on the webinar series on Career Development sponsored by American Public University (pg 30), Committee, Working Group and Chapter reports and event information start on page 27, Career Advice Webinars Information (pg 28), information on ABCEP activities at the NAEP 37th Annual Conference (pg 29).
The NAEP National E-News is now accepting advertising on a very limited scale. Advertising helps to offset the costs of producing the improved newsletter. By limiting the amount of advertising in each issue we will be able to maintain the usefulness of the information. If you or your company are interested in supporting the mission of NAEP through advertising in this publication, please call Tim Bower or click the link below for more information. If you are reading this so do many in your potential market. This is a cost effective way to reach them while supporting NAEP.
NAEP continues to make great strides toward providing you with real and measureable value for your membership. Help us to make NAEP even better in the future by participating and making your expertise available. If you are interested in getting involved please contact Tim Bower at email@example.com or call 856-283-7816.
The next issue of the E-News is scheduled for mid July 2012.
NAEP Environmental Excellence Awards Nomination Information
- submission deadline date is August 15, 2012
The National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) is seeking nominations for our annual National Environmental Excellence Awards. We are requesting nominations from you, your company, or agency describing outstanding environmental contributions from applicable projects and programs. It is not necessary for you or your organization to be a member of NAEP and nominations may include projects or programs recognized by others. The Environmental Excellence Award nomination(s) are to be submitted to the NAEP Awards Review Committee and must be received by August 15, 2012. Award Winners will receive a beautiful award plaque and an invitation to briefly address participants at the Annual NAEP National Conference. The 2013 conference will be held in Los Angeles, California, April 1-5, 2013.
If you have any questions please call Abby Murray at 856-470-4521.
Join us in Los Angeles next April for the 2013 joint NAEP/AEP Annual Conference. The 2013 Abstract Submission site is available and awaiting your input. The deadline for submission has been extended to September 30, 2012. So don't wait, get your submission in.
The conference will be held at the JW Marriott at LA Live. Information on hotel reservations and conference registration will be coming out soon.
Mark your calendars, submit your abstract, and plan on joining us next April.
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