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Sustainability Opportunities Fair Poster Contest

Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions

To showcase the research of SFU’s graduate students, SFU Sustainability Network Partners, SFU Volunteer Services and SFU Career Services co-hosted the poster competition at the Sustainability Opportunities Fair on January 30.

By: Melanie Monk 3269 reads | 0 comments

Are You Involved at SFU?

Sustainability Opportunities

It’s proven that getting involved helps you connect with the place you’re in, make new friends, and gain skills that employers are looking for. I love volunteering because of all of those reasons, and it’s those reasons that have helped me get employment when I need it.

By: Kyle Empringham 2639 reads | 0 comments

A Day in the Life of an Energy Specialist

Sustainability Opportunities Week

Bernard Chan is an Energy Specialist with SFU Facilties Services, here he coordinates numerous energy efficiency and conservation projects across campus. Learn about what his typical day consists of.

By: Bernard Chan 4776 reads | 0 comments

BC Hydro Power Smart: What’s the Deal with Green Careers, Anyway?

BC Hydro

The demand for qualified professionals in British Columbia’s green economy will grow by 2.6 per cent annually, establishing over 200,000 green jobs by 2020. Our goal is to build students’ skills and knowledge regarding energy efficiency & conservation which will ultimately impact their careers. You’ll be surprised how many jobs touch on sustainability that might not have the obvious “S” word in the title or even the job description.

By: Annika Reinhardt 3553 reads | 0 comments

Alumni Profile: Education Opportunities in Environment & Sustainability

Alumni Spotlight

SFU Faculty of Environment alumni Wes Regan graduated with a BA in Geography and two certificates in Urban Studies and Sustainable Community Development. Since then, he has become a successful contractor/consultant in Community Development and Urban Planning.

By: Leigh McGregor 3530 reads | 0 comments

Launching a Career in Sustainability

Sustainability Opportunities

Just a couple years ago, most people would think of sustainability careers as jobs in tree-planting companies or advocacy groups.  You will now find a wide variety of sustainability related jobs in many new and unexpected industries.

By: SFU Career Services 3298 reads | 0 comments

Sustainable Opportunities in Co-operative Education

Sustainability Opportunities

The Faculty of Environment Co-op Program at SFU offers many opportunities for students to work in positions related to sustainability.

By: Paul DeGrace 2493 reads | 0 comments

Welcome to Sustainability Opportunities Week 2013!

Sustainability Opportunities

Learn about Sustainability Opportunities Week at SFU, the events you can attend this week, and a new model of thinking that sets this year apart from past events.

By: KC Bell 2711 reads | 0 comments
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