Climate Career Fair & Forum - Spring 2019 [Partner Event]

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This event is hosted by our partner Climate.Careers. RSVPing on this Meetup doesn't guarantee you entrance to the event. Please RSVP here:

Join us in Spring 2019 for the Climate Career Fair & Forum, presented by Climate.Careers:

-Learn about employment opportunities at 30+ for-profit and non-profit organizations that are working to mitigate climate change. Meet the founders, hiring managers, and other org representatives in a low-pressure, social setting.
-Deepen your understanding of climate change. Learn about the work currently being done to address the causes and effects of climate change across a variety of industries and fields including energy, food, education, climate justice, buildings and construction, land use, transportation, material sciences, smart cities, public policy, and more.
-Hear from leaders at startups and established companies, VCs, NPOs, and representatives from the public sector who are currently delivering climate-focused products, services, and policy initiatives.
-Enjoy climate-beneficial snacks and light refreshments while networking with like-minded individuals who are driven to make the world a better place through their work.

This event is inspired by the work of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, leading economic proposals such as "The Green New Deal", and books like Paul Hawken's "Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming".

The Career Fair: The Spring 2019 Climate Career Fair & Forum aims to empower the solutions to the greatest environmental challenges we face, by bringing together mission-driven job seekers and organizations working to mitigate the causes and effects of climate change. We hope to help people find meaningful, fulfilling work that aligns with improving the health of our home planet.

The Forum: This event is as much about education and the exchange of ideas as it is about employment. In addition to the career fair component, attendees will have the opportunity to listen to and participate in panel and group discussions on a variety of topics. Some of the larger questions we hope to discuss include:

-How will the increasing effects of climate change effect the employment landscape in the coming decades?
-What are the underlying social, economic, and political forces driving climate change?
-Can we properly mitigate climate change through capitalist means and market-derived solutions? If so, what would qualify sustainable capitalism?
-How do we quantify and more deeply understand the commonly used term "impact", both socially and environmentally?

Job seekers:

-Are you concerned about the future of our planet and your role within it? Are you struggling to develop a fulfilling career in which you can make a truly positive impact on the world through your work? Are you eager to be introduced to organizations working to address climate change and global warming?
-If you answer "yes" to any of these questions, this event is designed for you!
-If you are interested in getting involved as a volunteer to help spread the word about this event, or to help on the day of the event, please contact [masked]

Companies, NPOs, government representatives/agencies, and domain experts: Would you like to have a table at our event, present on a specific topic, and/or join for an on-stage panel discussion? We are currently seeking domain experts to participate in a variety of ways. We are also seeking a qualified keynote speaker.

For all questions, email [masked].

We look forward to meeting you. Let's build a sustainable, more beautiful future, together.