This first-year colloquium will prepare Sustainable Built Environments and other interested students with insight into careers in sustainability. Students will learn about the career paths offered by the degree program and practice professional skills required to obtain internships and jobs. This colloquium also provides an opportunity for students to learn the breadth of knowledge and research areas at the University of Arizona, and as such, guest speakers will be brought in regularly discuss their respective topics.

Learning Objectives
After completing the course requirements, students should be able to:

  • Understand sustainability-focused career paths in the private, nonprofit, and public sectors,
  • Demonstrate professional skills such as resume and cover letter writing, portfolio building, professional presence on social media, and networking, and
  • Utilize career services offered by the University of Arizona.

This course is offered in-person and fully online.

Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E