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Environmental Career Readiness @ UNI - Dr. Heinzel Spring 2022  

Opportunity - University of Northern Iowa Sustainability Certificate  

UNI Career Services- 1. The Right Skills , 2. The Science of You , 3. NACE Career Readiness

Important handouts and deadlines : #1 Syllabus , #2 Environmental Career Encyclopedia Rubric, #3 Environmental Career Portfolio Rubric

Click on Names for presentations , Employers are also hyperlinked

1 - Welcome/Introduction (Presentations: 1/26 - Katie Milne - UNI Student Success, Katie's slides and 1/28 Josh Balk - Iowa DNR and Dry Run Creek Watershed Coordinator), Josh's slides

2 - 1/31 Job search, find and earn your dream job... (Presentations: 2/2 - Sarah Goblirsch - UNI Career Services, and 2/4 Chad Fields - Iowa DNR, Research Hydrogeologist

3 - 2/7 Intro. to Resume week , 2/9 Resume work day , 2/11 Faith Luce - Black Hawk Creek Watershed Coordinator - UNI Career Services Resume Help Page

4 - 2/14 Monday Introduction , 2/16 Tim Skrotzki - Elevate, East Lansing Michigan not recorded , 2/18 Jason Cox, UNI Graduate College

5 - 2/21 Adam Campbell, LiDAR Product Leader at Surdex Croporation , 2/23 Drew Kreman - Regulatory Manager Oklahoma Corporation Commission , 2/25 Joe Reinders - Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

6 - 2/28 Speakers in Review, Discussion Q & A , 3/2 Workday for Environmental Career Portfolio , 3/4 Lynn Koch , Black Hawk and Bremer County Iowa DNR Officer

7 - 3/7 Candice Kucera (Cedar Rapids Water Technician) and Tyler Dursky (Impact 7G Environmental Consulting) , 3/9 JIm Weimer , Black Hawk County Wildlife Conservationist II , 3/11

9 - 3/21 Earth Day Planning , 3/23 Carmen Finken, Green Iowa AmeriCoprs , AmeriCorps Link 1 AmeriCorps Application Link 2 , 3/25 Darrin Siefken , Crawdaddy Outdoors

10- 3/28 Jon Launspach , Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) , 3/30 Gordon Krueger , U. of Northern Iowa Environmental Safety Coordinator and Health Safety Office , 4/1 - Lecture

11 - 4/4 Alysia Owens - Postponed Hydrite Chemical Manufacturing , 4/4 Interpreted Apple + Home - Austin edition 4/6, In class work Day for Earth Week Activities, 4/8 - Jessica Ragsdale , Iowa DNR Environmental Specialist Animal Feeding Operations and Water Supply

12 - 4/11 Embedding Sustainablity into your career slides, 4/13 Riley Plagge, Environmental Engineer at GHD , 4/15 Scott Beason - Mount Rainier National Park - Park Geologist , GSA Enviro. and Engineering, 2021 article Forecasting and Seismic Detection of Proglacial Debris Flows at Mount Rainier N.P. , Research presentation , and the morageology website

13 - 4/18 In class Prep for Earth Week, 4/20 Workday 4/21 UNI Earth Day Career Table and DRC clean up #1, 4/22 - DRC Clean Up

14 - 4/25 Lee Potter, Mining and Environmental Careers, 4/27 Work Day , 4/29 Anthony Boxleiter - Scientist at Imerys and Ph.D. Candidate at Georgia State University

15 - Presentations - 5/2: Nathan Reinke, Conner Bohlen , Kannon Leuenberger , Jack Ramler , Evals#1 5/4 Holly Melick , Max Schneider , Kendall Lienemann , Gejwan Hayes and Wade Mitchell , Evaluation #2 5/6 Lelu Rogers , Ethan Meyer , Starr Claussen , Katelyn Boege and Keaton Kruse , Evaluations #3

16 - Monday May 9 (10 to Noon) - Portfolio Presentations Alina Burch , Annnalee Bartels , Noah Duker , Hunter Seiffert , Conner Miracle , Ramsey McGrew , Sage Cappi , Tania Valle

Job and or internship opportunities - Summer 2022

Environmental Science Internship Starter Page

Iowa Department of Natural Resources (Deadline Variable opportunities could end today best apply early if you are interested, deadlines range from Jan. 7 to April 15, 2022 depending on the job)

Iowa DNR Pollution Prevention (P2) Internship Program

Minnesota Department of Natural Resoruces (Deadline Jan. 31, 2022)

Illinois Department of Natural Resources (Variable deadlines)

USA Jobs.gov (Variable deadlines, we will learn how to navigate this website in our class, if you want go ahead and create a profile that would be great:-)

Iowa MyCountyParks.com , Naturalist opportunties

Heartland Region, Naturalist opportunities in WI, MN, IA

Wyoming Dinosaur Center Intership

Green Iowa AmeriCorps

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources Interships (deadline Jan 21,2022)

Texas Parks and Wildlife Internships Info and Postings

Chicagoland Environmental Network

EcoJobs

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Internships

Iowa Dept. of Transportation Internships

University of North Dakota Energy and Environmental Research Center (EERC)

 

Professional Links

Iowa Department of Natural Resources - Conservation Law Enforcement

Iowa Geological and Water Survey

United States Geological Survey