Emerging Professionals

EP Happy Hour

Event Prices: 
Non-member
$10
Core Member
$5
Sponsor and Organizational Member
Free Admission
Trust and Leadership Level Member
Free Admission
EP Happy Hour

Applications are now open for the Urban Green Emerging Professionals Committee! If you're interested in learning more about what the committee does, or maybe just excited to network with fellow emerging professionals in the sustainability and green building community, stop by this month’s EP Happy Hour at Ulysses Folk House in the Financial District. 

The 2021 EP Committee will have members present who will be more than happy to answer any of your questions about the committee's great work and how to apply!

EP Climate Change Mini Golf

Event Prices: 
Non-member
$10
Core Member
$5
Sponsor and Organizational Member
Free Admission
Trust and Leadership Level Member
Free Admission
EP Mini Golf

Due to inclement weather on October 26, this event has been rescheduled to November 3.

Join the Emerging Professionals and learn about the challenges of and solutions to some of the most pressing climate issues facing our planet. At this mini golf course on the Williamsburg waterfront, each of the 18 holes has been designed by a community partner, including artists and designers, community and school groups, environmental advocacy organizations and public agencies. These immersive designs focus on a comprehensive range of climate change themes, including green and blue infrastructure, animal habitats and CO2 emissions.

EP Virtual Speed Networking and Mentorship

Event Prices: 
Non-Member
$10
Core Member
$5
Sponsor and Organizational Member
Free Admission
Trust and Leadership Level Member
Free Admission

Are you a young professional interested in advice and mentorship from experienced leaders in your field? Are you looking to expand your network and meet colleagues in sustainability, architecture, design and green policy?

Join Urban Green’s Emerging Professionals for a speed mentoring and networking event. Experienced professionals in architecture, engineering, consulting and sustainability will meet with attendees in small groups for informal discussions. Participants are encouraged to share experiences and discuss career goals.

For more information, contact Adam Schiabor (as@urbangreencouncil.org) or Viri Otamendi (vo@urbangreencouncil.org).

Emerging Professionals Happy Hour: In-Person

Event Prices: 
Non-member
$10
Core Member
$5
Trust and Leadership Level Member
Free Admission
Sponsor and Organizational Member
Free Admission
EP Happy Hour

We're excited to host Urban Green’s Emerging Professionals' first in-person happy hour of the year! Catch up with colleagues over drinks, and meet new young professionals in sustainability, architecture, design and green policy.

To ensure a safe and comfortable environment for all, you will be asked upon entry to show proof of either full vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result from at most four days prior to the event. Complete details can be found here.

For more information, please email Adam Schiabor (as@urbangreencouncil.org) or Viri Otamendi (vo@urbangreencouncil.org). 

Which Green Credential is Right for Me?

Event Prices: 
Non-member
$10
Member
$5
Trust and Leadership Level Member
Free Admission
Sponsor and Organizational Member
Free Admission

Are you looking to further your green building career but feeling overwhelmed by the seemingly endless credentialing options? 

Join Urban Green’s Emerging Professionals for our latest professional development event. First, hear from green credentialing experts on the various uses and advantages of popular credentials. Then, have a discussion with other emerging professionals who can provide a real-world perspective on how certain credentials have benefitted their professional development.

 

Emerging Professionals Drinks & Dialogue

Event Prices: 
Non-member
$10
Member
$5
Trust and Leadership Level Member
Free Admission
Sponsor and Organizational Member
Free Admission

Connect with your fellow Emerging Professionals at the new series, Drinks & Dialogue, a monthly virtual conversation to discuss current trends in the green building industry.

This month we will be discussing the circular economy. Attendees will be empowered to be more active sustainable citizens by discussing circular opportunities in their individual actions. Discussion articles and a themed recipe will be shared a week before the program!

 

moderator
Amy Marpman
Director of Sustainability, SBM Site Services

Amy’s professional background is in Zero Waste consulting. She has over 10 years of direct experience working with a variety of clients including corporate campuses, Class-A commercial office portfolios, sports complexes, universities, and others in NYC and across the U.S. Amy was on the advisory committee for the Zero Waste Design Guidelines, holds LEED AP O+M certification and is a TRUE Zero Waste Advisor.

Emerging Professionals Resume Workshop

Event Prices: 
Non-member
$10
Member
$5
Trust and Leadership Level Member
Free Admission
Organizational and Sponsor Member
Free Admission

Are you a young professional interested in taking the next step in your career? Are you unsure how to navigate your job hunt during these unprecedented times? Join Urban Green’s Emerging Professionals for the next event in our Career Development series. 

Attendees will learn how to prepare a professional resume that reflects the skills, knowledge and education that are relevant to the job they are seeking. 

Discussion topics will include:

  • How to clearly and concisely present your skills and abilities
  • Styles of resumes
  • General resume rules and common mistakes

Participants are encouraged to come prepared with their own resumes to share!

 

Emerging Professionals Virtual Meet & Greet

Event Prices: 
Non-member
$10
Member
$5
Trust and Leadership Level Member
Free Admission
Organizational and Sponsor Member
Free Admission

Join us for a Meet & Greet to speak with current Emerging Professional members and Urban Green staff. 

Learn about opportunities to get involved with Urban Green Council as you mingle with other young professionals. All members are welcome to attend!

 

welcome
Ellen Honigstock
Director of Education, Urban Green Council

speaker
Kaitlin Logsdon
Programs Coordinator, Urban Green Council

Emerging Professionals Drinks & Dialogue

Event Prices: 
Non-member
$10
Member
$5
Trust and Leadership Level Member
Free Admission
Organizational and Sponsor Member
Free Admission

Connect with your fellow Emerging Professionals at the new series, Drinks & Dialogue, a monthly virtual conversation to discuss current trends in the green building industry.

This month we will be discussing residential heating systems in relation to COVID-19. Discussion articles and a themed recipe will be shared a week before the program!

Discussion Links:

History of Steam and Pandemics

Steam Heating Crackdown in NYC

Chart on Heating Options in NYC

 

Emerging Professionals Drinks & Dialogue

Event Prices: 
RSVP
Free Admission

Connect with your fellow Emerging Professionals at the new series, Drinks & Dialogue, a monthly virtual conversation to discuss current trends in the green building industry.

This month we will be discussing biodiversity in the built environment. Discussion articles and a themed drink recipe will be shared a week before the program!

Discussion Links:

 

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