2022 Career Prep Discussion Series

From September through November, the RMS River Training Center will host a four-part discussion series to help introduce and prepare students for success in river management careers. We graciously thank the river management professionals who have contributed to planning and who will be sharing their wisdom as panelists!

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Each discussion will take place at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT. There is not cost to attend, but registration is required. We will record each discussion and share it with registrants, so even if you can't make it, we encourage you to register!

9/7: Trending River Topics to Focus Your Studies On

In this session, a panel of river professionals will introduce trending river topics from science and policy to field work and management, and host breakout room discussions. You will have the opportunity to leverage these conversations to shape your educational path and better set yourself up for an in-demand river career.
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10/5: A Day in the Life of Your Dream River Career

How much of the job is outdoors vs. in the office? What are some daily challenges? What does the workplace culture look like? In this session, you will hear from a panel of professionals to see what a typical day is like for different river-related careers, and explore whether or not it could be the right fit for you.
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11/2: Getting Your Foot in the Door

In this session, a panel of young professionals will share their personal experiences and success navigating through various internship, entry-level, and direct hire opportunities for students and recent graduates who wish to enter the federal, state, and nonprofit workforces relating to rivers.
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11/30: Stand Out to Hiring Managers

What is your unique set of talents that may be a great match for the employer’s needs? What are the norms in the hiring process for non-profits vs. the federal government? In this session, learn from hiring managers how to leverage your skills and highlight your experience to stand out from the crowd when applying for entry-level positions.
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Published Aug. 9, 2022

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