If you’re a student or a new professional, be sure to take advantage of a resume review where experienced professionals can provide constructive feedback. Reviewers will be available Monday-Wednesday. Please bring a copy of your resume to participate in this opportunity.
This professional development symposium is designed specifically for students and new professionals. Don’t miss advice from these established professionals on topics such as resumes and interviews, involvement in professional societies, career paths in different sectors, networking, and more!
|12:50PM||Selecting the Right Applicant. Critical Examination of Resumes and Cover Letters|
|1:30PM||Professional Paths in Wildlife: Options and Optimizations|
|Quentin R. Hays|
|1:50PM||Involvement in Professional Societies – Being More Than a Member|
|3:20PM||How to Apply for Federal Jobs: Techniques, Tips and Tricks to Make the List.|
|John Paul Seman|
|3:40PM||Sticky Situations – What Would You Do?|
This year, we’ve combined this session into one, all-encompassing panel so students can easily compare and contrast careers in several federal agencies. You’ll hear first-hand experiences and learn about career opportunities with USDA Forest Service, USDA Wildlife Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Bureau of Land Management.
ROOM: Hilton, Superior Ballroom
DATE: October 9, 2018
TIME: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
LOCATION: Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
DATE: October 10, 2018
TIME: 8:10 am - 9:50 am
If you’re qualified to become an Associate Wildlife Biologist, but are having trouble with your application, or need help getting started, stop by the Certification Application Assistance session on Monday afternoon. TWS staff and Certification Review Board Members will be on hand to answer questions.
A Little Note: The Environmental Career Center was honored to have organized and conduct the Wildlife Career Seminar at TWS's 1st Annual Conference in Albuquerque in 1994. We packed in over 235 attendees, and had a great session. So glad to see The Wildlife Society's continued emphasis in supporting students, recent graduates and emerging professionals in pursuit of their awesome wildlife and natural resources careers!