Green Career Spotlight: Conservation Planner


by Lisa Thompson

Skilled at connecting the dots when it comes to information? That's a key skill for conservation planners. Not only must they figure out which information is useful, but also how to bring it together and which experts need to be involved to address an environmental issue. They translate research into something meaningful to help people visualize concepts that may be difficult to understand.

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Workplace Values: What's Your Career Playlist?


by Lisa Thompson

What type of work environment motivates you? Or saps your energy like a black hole? Finding work that matches your values will be make you happier and more satisfied and successful at work. There’s never a wrong to time to figure out what’s important to you in a work environment. But if you’ve been laid off or are considering a career change, then now is the perfect time to revisit your workplace values.

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Workplace Values: What’s Your Career Playlist?


by Lisa Thompson

What type of work environment motivates you? Or saps your energy like a black hole? Finding work that matches your values will be make you happier and more satisfied and successful at work. There’s never a wrong to time to figure out what’s important to you in a work environment. But if you’ve been laid off or are considering a career change, then now is the perfect time to revisit your workplace values.

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Health Careers: Choosing Your Major


by Scott Simpson

Deciding on your undergraduate major can be a challenging and anxiety-filled process. This is especially true if you are considering a career that requires getting into a competitive health professional program like medical school, dental school, veterinary medicine, or a college of pharmacy.  When trying to choose an undergraduate major with this on your mind, here are three common questions that often arise.

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Green Career Spotlight: Sustainable Landscape Ecologist


by Lisa Thompson

Working to protect endangered species or rare plant habitats is at the core of what sustainable landscape ecologists do. They coordinate ecological restoration projects and educate the public about why such efforts are important. They work to understand how restoration fits into the community and impacts the surrounding areas. They also create and use maps to communicate graphically what they want do at specific sites.

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