Interested in a specific industry within natural resources?
Below you will find resources to explore, experience, and prepare for your career of choice.
Where does your interest lie?
The Federal Government is the largest and most diverse employer in the country. As the highest level of government, positions within carry a certain distinction, leadership, and pride. If interested in a career with the Federal Government, please ‘click’ below.
Similar to the Federal Government, Colorado consists of many agencies that oversee the various natural resources throughout the state. A variety of careers are offered within state, local, and city government agencies. If interested in a state or local position, please ‘click’ below.
Make your mark.
Utilize Handshake to explore internships of interest. Search by job type, location, major, and more.
Volunteering provides a great way to gain experience as a Warner Ram. Many organizations seek volunteers to help with community engagement, animal care-taking, field maintenance, and more. Such organizations include:
If interested in research opportunities, start by browsing RAMweb, which provides on- and off-campus job opportunities to students. If hoping to engage in major-specific research, connect with faculty of interest and inquire about involvement opportunities i.e., volunteering, shadowing, etc.
Interested in joining a student organization? WCNR offers a variety of clubs that touch on many interest areas in the college. Through involvement, students develop many skills pertinent to the workplace, including communication, team-building, networking, and more. ‘Click’ on the icon above for more.
Develop your personal brand.
It is important to have a resume developed whether a first-year student or graduating senior. The ultimate goal is to get an interview, and a well-developed resume/CV will get you there. Be mindful of aesthetics and communicating who you are effectively; stand out for the “right” reasons.
A question often asked: “Why submit a cover letter?” Cover letters are a great way to share how your past experiences directly relate to the job opportunity for which you are applying. While not always required, it provides a space to expand on your experiences and draw in the employer.
Interview preparation is key. Whether that be engaging in a mock interview through the CSU Career Center or practicing with a peer, you will feel more confident during the interview process as a result.
As a way to prepare, utilize Big Interview, a website designed for preparation. You will be asked a list of questions, all tailored to you and your specific needs as a Warner Ram. To begin, register by clicking here. Once registered and on the main page, ‘click’ Assignments (top right) and use the following code (cc19a2) to begin.
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