Work together for a cooler planet! The 6th Annual BLS Youth Climate Action Network (YouthCAN) Summit will take place from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 12. Theme: Youth-led Initiatives for Sustainability. BLS YouthCAN will hold an Environmental Career Symposium in conjunction with the event. Workshops! Activities! Door prizes! Free breakfast and lunch! It all goes down at State Center, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA (near Kendall MIT Red Line T stop). A flyer is available at http://blsyouthcan.org/BLS_Youth_C.A.N./Summit_12_files/2012Climate%20Summit%20FlyerFinal.pdf Register at: http://blsyouthcan.org/ after Apr. 25.
Environmental careers contribute to the preservation of environmental quality with occupations in a variety of fields and is one of the fastest growing sectors of employment. Professionals from the Clean Energy/Clean Tech, Natural Resource Conservation, and Community Action fields will meet face-to-face with high school students and young adults to share information about their occupations, the basic skills and requirements necessary for pursuing opportunities in their field.