Emerging Professionals

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:

 

Which Green Credential is Right for Me?

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

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

Join Urban Green’s Emerging Professionals for our latest professional development event. Green credentialing experts will discuss the various uses and advantages of popular credentials, including:

  • LEED Green Associate / AP
  • Sustainable Sites
  • WELL AP
  • GPRO

This lighting-round discussion will explore why a green credential could be the right next step in your career.

Registration will be through Urban Green’s GoToMeeting site. If you’re a member and would like the discount code for this event, please contact kl@urbangreencouncil.org.

REGISTER

Professional Development: Branding Yourself on LinkedIn

Event Prices: 
Nonmember
$10
Member
$5
Resume

Are you a young professional interested in taking the next step in your career? Unsure how to navigate your job hunt during these unprecedented times? 

Join Urban Green’s Emerging Professionals for the first event in our new Career Development series. During this workshop, Eric Fajardo from Spencer Ogden Recruitment will discuss trends in the current job market and what makes a candidate stand out to prospective companies. Specifically, attendees will learn how to create engaging profiles on popular job sites like LinkedIn. Participants are encouraged to come prepared to discuss career goals.

Registration will be through Urban Green’s GoToMeeting site. If you’re a member and would like the discount code for this event, please contact kl@urbangreencouncil.org.

REGISTER

speakers
Eric Fajardo
Energy & Sustainability Sales Lead, Spencer Ogden

Spencer Ogden is a global energy and infrastructure staffing agency whose mission is to create a dynamic and sustainable legacy in the every-changing landscapes they cover. Eric Fajardo heads the energy efficiency desk where he consults mid-to-senior level talent on how to successfully brand themselves to advance their career. He is passionate about connecting impact driven people with mission driven companies.

Sam Pace
Operations Coordinator, Urban Green Council

Sam supports administrative and operations processes at Urban Green Council, including coordinating the year-round internship program. She is responsible for assisting with finance, human resources, and information technology business. She comes to Urban Green with experience in administrative roles, both in university and hospitality settings, and a background in biochemistry research. Sam holds a B.S. in biochemistry from Pace University.

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