The Digital Library is a collection of Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (DDCSP) alumni contributions as well as contributors outside of the network. Filter by media type and topic to find archived digital programming and other digital media.
If you are DDCSP alumni, you have the ability to add digital media to the collection. If you are outside of the network and would like to contribute, please contact us.
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Date: July 2, 2018
Has it been a while since you have interviewed for a job? Or do you wonder what's the best way to prepare? Attached are key tips and tricks from certified career advisor, Lisa Yee-Litzenberg, President of Green Career Advisor. Lisa Yee-Litzenberg has helped hundreds of environmental students and graduates secure their dream green jobs.
Date: August 25, 2018
As fellow alumni of the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Programs we wanted to provide skills that will be useful to you in the next step of your journey. We created this guide to have alumni share their knowledge of hard/technical skills (software, grant writing, etc.) and soft skills (eg: tips on navigating the environmental field) with FAQ style advice from professionals in the environmental field and a short GIS guide for beginners.
Date: August 24, 2018
Often in school, performance is regularly measured by exams, projects, and grades. In the workplace, measures of performance may be more irregular and indirect, so how do you know you're doing well? How do you solicit and implement feedback when it isn't readily offered or available? What exactly is 'managing up' and how do you ensure you have the tools and support to be successful? How does experience relate to ability and how can you shine without knowing all the answers? Join this webinar to learn and hear from both sides, that of a young employee working to answer these questions for himself, and that of a manager who's got 'the tea" on what employers like to see in their staff.
Date: September 18, 2018
Do you wonder what it's like to work in the corporate sector? Thinking about making the career move from nonprofit to the private sector? From exploring how your nonprofit experience transfers to the corporate world to combating the fear of "selling out," listen to this webinar with Omay Elphick, ELP Senior Fellow and Director of Power Marketing at Gravity Renewables Inc.
Date: December 21, 2018
Are you working on wrapping up your grad school applications or are you thinking about grad school but aren't sure where to start? No matter where you are in the process, listen to this conversation around navigating the vast universe of grad school.
Date: October 23, 2018
A conversation around life after earning a PhD with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson. Whether you are an undergrad exploring options or PhD candidate, this conversation centers around DDCSP Alumni and ELP Fellow questions and concerns about this major life transition.
Date: July 18, 2018
Join us to learn more about the career journey of two Environmental Leaders of color, Marcelo Bonta, an ELP Senior Fellow and Principal at Raben Group focused on Diversity Equity and Inclusion in the Environment & David Lamfrom, Director of California Desert & National Wildlife Programs.
Date: April 7, 2018
Date: January 15, 2019
Date: February 7, 2019
Before submitting your resume into the internet ether and hoping, just maybe, yours will be chosen out of the dozens/hundreds that are submitted, let’s work through making it stand out.
Date: January 23, 2019
Dr. Thomas RaShad Easley is not only Assistant Dean of Community and Inclusion at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, he’s a hip hop artist, a campus minister, and a professor. “When people hear about all the things I’m doing they say, ‘Oh, you’re doing too much!’” “When I hear that I laugh and say, ‘I’m not doing too much. It’s the same message — I’m just changing up the platform.’” Join this conversation with Thomas as he shares his experience bringing his full self, as much as possible, to his work.
Date: March 5, 2019
The communications committee of the 1st ALC has created a space by alumni and for alumni to share thoughts and ideas with our diverse community. We have an assortment of content available for your reading pleasure, enjoy!