Manhattanville Reid Castle In the Spring

Environmental Consortium of Hudson Valley Colleges and Universities' 7th Annual Student Summit
Wednesday, 11 April 2012 12:39

environment student summitOn Friday, April 13, Manhattanville College is hosting the Environmental Consortium of Hudson Valley Colleges & Universities' 7th Annual Student Summit, featuring an Environmental Career and Graduate Program Fair.

The event is an opportunity for students interested in Environmental Studies to meet environmental professionals from diverse sectors, network with like-minded students, present their resumes to recruiters for employment, internship, volunteer and research opportunities, and explore graduate education in environmental fields from regional colleges and universities. Lunch is provided, with the opportunity to network with professionals during luncheon.

Professionals attending include Kristine Ba, Senior Cost Engineer at Turner Construction Company, Stephen Fairchild, Assistant Director, Television, Department of Communications at Wildlife Conservation Society, Evon R. Hekkala, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, at Fordham University, Ben Larkey, Senior Manager, Corporate Environmental Affairs at Sharp Electronics Corporation, and more.

Graduate institution exhibitors include Bard College, Columbia University, The City College of New York, Fordham University, The New School, Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Ramapo College of New Jersey, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Some of the career exhibitors include Airtek, Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries Clarkson University, Bruni and Campisi, Clearwater, Sunblue Energy, Parks Westchester County, and more.

The event will take place in Reid Castle, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please visit for more information about the event.