GRAD592 - Colorado Water Institute

GRAD592

Fall 2015

Exploring Jobs, Careers, and Leadership in Water Resources

Mondays at 4:00 p.m.
Natural Resources 109
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

 

The purpose of the 2015 Interdisciplinary Water Resources Seminar (GRAD592) is to expose students to the broad gamut of opportunities and trends within the field of water resources through guest lectures by prominent Colorado water practitioners.

More specifically, the seminar will:

  1. Examine jobs and careers in the international, government, and private NGO sectors
  2. Discuss how students can best prepare for water jobs and careers
  3. Examine the trends and future of various sectors of the industry
  4. Discuss leadership in the water resources professions
Students interested in taking the one-credit seminar should sign up for GRAD592, Water Resources Seminar, CRN 74006. The seminar will be held 4 p.m. Monday afternoons in the Natural Resources Room 109. Students who have enrolled in GRAD592 in the past may also enroll for this offering. For further information, contact Reagan Waskom at reagan.waskom@colostate.edu or visit the CSU Water Center website at watercenter.colostate.edu.

All interested faculty, students, and off-campus water professionals are encouraged to attend and participate.

Fall 2015 Attendance and Grading Policy

The student's grade will be based on student participation in 9 of 13 sessions (9 required to get an A). The last session on December 7, 2015 is mandatory.

A PDF of the student assignment can be found here.

A PDF of the current GRAD592 attendance sheet can be found here.

Assignment: Interview someone in your area of interest about jobs and careers. Prepare a two page write-up answering questions posed by the instructor. Present a 3-4 minute summary on Monday, December 7.

 
  2015

Expand/Collapse[2015-08-24] Introductions and Expectations, Career Center

Room Number: NATRS 109

Introducer: All Instructors

Expand/Collapse[2015-08-31] Michael Lewis, USGS

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Introducer: John Stednick

Expand/Collapse[2015-09-07] No Class, Labor Day

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Introducer:

Expand/Collapse[2015-09-14] Alex Davis, Aurora Water

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Introducer: Ryan Bailey

Expand/Collapse[2015-09-21] Taylor Hawes, The Nature Conservancy

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Introducer: Ryan Bailey

Expand/Collapse[2015-09-28] Ayn Schmidt & Karen Hamilton, EPA

Room Number: NATRS 109

Introducer: Pete Taylor

Expand/Collapse[2015-10-05] Brad Wind, NCWCD

Room Number: NATRS 109

Introducer: Troy Bauder

Expand/Collapse[2015-10-12] Erin Wilson, Wilson Water Group

Room Number: NATRS 109

Introducer: Pete Taylor

Expand/Collapse[2015-10-19] Liv Haugen, Water Consulting Career Development

Room Number: NATRS 109

Introducer: Ryan Bailey

Expand/Collapse[2015-10-26] Dave Holm, Clear Creek Watershed

Room Number: NATRS 109

Introducer: John Stednick

Expand/Collapse[2015-11-02] Marc Waage, Denver Water

Room Number: NATRS 109

Introducer: Troy Bauder

Expand/Collapse[2015-11-09] Carl Chambers, USFS

Room Number: NATRS 109

Introducer: John Stednick

Expand/Collapse[2015-11-16] David Ellerbroek, AECOM

Room Number: NATRS 109

Introducer: John Stednick

Expand/Collapse[2015-11-23] No Class, Thanksgiving Break

Room Number: NATRS 109

Introducer:

Expand/Collapse[2015-11-30] Chris Lidstone, Lidstone and Associates, Inc.

Room Number: NATRS 109

Introducer: John Stednick

Expand/Collapse[2015-12-07] Student Presentations ,

Room Number: NATRS 109

Introducer: All Instructors

 
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