Clean Energy Careers Briefing 2010




    Schedule:  2:30-5pm, November 4, 2010

    Location   Hynes Convention Center, 3rd Floor, Boston

Clean Energy Careers

Overall jobs may have decreased, but clean energy jobs have increased in recent years in the Commonwealth.  Massachusetts is now the second leading clean-energy U.S. state according to a Clean Energy Center report that looked at 56 categories ranging from regulatory and financial incentives to knowledge capital and workforce development.  In this clean energy briefing you will learn from experts about clean energy careers and go home with practical resources.

 

  • Learn from two leading clean energy career experts and two HR directors that are hiring
  • Go home with a list of the top ten companies hiring and 100 clean energy job openings in Massachusetts
  • Network with clean energy career experts, recruiters, professionals and job seekers

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Career service professionals, students, recruiters, career transitioners, job seekers and ...everyone interested in clean energy careers!

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

  • What are Clean Energy Careers?
  • Where are the jobs in clean energy?
  • How are people getting them?
  • What companies are hiring?
  • What jobs are they hiring for?
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    BRIEFING INCLUDES hour networking with experts and attendees

 The Clean Energy Career briefing is organized by Jen Boudrie, at jen@greenworkforcetraining.com, an Instructional Designer and Director of the Massachusetts Green Career Conference. 

Panelists:

Registration Fee

  • $15 Student* (Student ID required)
  • $40 Others*

Walk-in registration fees are the same. Credit card, check and cash accepted.

* Please note that the registration does NOT include access to any Conference on Clean Energy events and Exhibit Hall

To Register please click here

    Speaker Bios

    Chris Russell

    President, Green Job Spider,
    Clean Energy Careers Panelist

    Chris Russell is the founder of GreenJobSpider.com, a search engine for green jobs. He is also the CEO of AllCountyJobs.com LLC. Since 1999 Mr. Russell has been actively involved in the online job search industry. Today his company operates more than 30 different websites including various regional and industry specific job boards.

    Kevin Doyle

    Principal, Green Economy,
    Clean Energy Careers Panelist

    Kevin Doyle is Principal of Green Economy, an independent firm providing research, consulting, training and facilitation to government, business, nonprofit and academic clients in the emerging "green" industries. Green Economy is based in Boston, Massachusetts and has clients throughout the nation and in the U.S. territories. Kevin is the co-author of several green careers research studies, and of four popular books about environmental careers for Island Press, including The Eco Guide to Careers That Make a Difference: Environmental Work for a Sustainable World and The Complete Guide to Environmental Careers in the 21st Century. Kevin is the co-chair of the workforce development group for the New England Clean Energy Council (www.cleanenergycouncil.org) and co-facilitator of the Green Jobs Affinity Group for the National Fund for Workforce Solutions (www.nfwsolutions.org). His work has been noted by New York Times, Boston Globe, Boston Globe Magazine, Newsweek, Forbes, E Magazine, Marketplace Money, Living on Earth, National Public Radio, Sierra, Chronicle from Channel 5 in Boston, and many local and campus media outlets. He is co-host of a 2010 "green careers" DVD series. Before starting Green Economy in July, 2007, Kevin was the National Director of Program Development at The Environmental Careers Organization (ECO) for fifteen years.

    Maureen Huffam

    VP Human Resources, Conservation Services Group
    Clean Energy Careers Panelist

    Maureen Huffam is Senior Vice President of Human Resources and provides leadership for Conservation Services Group issues such as performance metrics and compensation, organizational development, management training and recruiting. Conservation Services Group is an energy pioneer. For more than two decades and in more than two million homes, CSG has helped people in the US find ways to use energy wisely. Prior to joining CSG in 2008 as Senior Director of Human Resources, Maureen served as Human Resource Director for Shriners Children's Hospital for several years, following three years as Corporate Human Resource Director for the Plymouth Rock Group of Companies. Prior to that, she was a consultant and contributed more than fifteen years at Safety Insurance Company as Associate Vice President, Human Resources and Development. Maureen received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts.

    Jen Boudrie

    Director,Green Workforce Training
    Clean Energy Careers Panelist

    Jen Boudrie is the owner/director of Green Workforce Training. After a 20-year career as an Instructional Designer, entrepreneur and college teacher, and three years as a local sustainability leader in her community, Jen Boudrie saw a clear need to connect people and resources, and created Green Workforce Training and the Massachusetts Green Career Conference to connect stakeholders from education, business, government, and the workforce. Jen earned her master's degree in education (M.Ed. Instructional Design) at UMass Boston and became a college teacher, and then became a successful business woman in workforce training by designing, staffing and directing workforce training programs at more than 20 companies in Massachusetts in manufacturing, healthcare, bio-tech and high tech. She also consulted on curriculum and workforce educator training and presented at 30+ conferences. Thinking globally and acting locally is something Jen Boudrie takes to heart. After researching and writing the 2006 Energy and Environmental Inventory for the City of Marlborough, MA where she lives, she founded Green Marlborough to work proactively with local government officials, residents, and business on energy and environmental issues at the community level, and became co-chair of the municipal Sustainability Action Plan Taskforce. Jen is currently focusing on how to bridge local workforce development and local environmental sustainability.

    Marybeth Campbell

    Workforce Development Director, Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
    Clean Energy Careers Panelist

    Marybeth has ten years experience combined in government, public policy, public education and project management in the energy sector. She is currently the Workforce Development Director at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, liaising with higher education, vocational schools, and community-based non-profits and labor to develop training and workforce capacity that supports the Commonwealth's growing clean energy industry. She most recently served as Public Education Manager for the Massachusetts Renewable Energy Trust where she oversaw two education initiatives that funded projects to increase awareness about the benefits of clean energy. Prior to joining the Trust, Marybeth worked as a senior research analyst for the Massachusetts House of Representatives Joint Committee on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy. She has a BA in Political Science from Providence College.

    Dan Gladkowski

    Vice-President, Satcon Corporate Administration
    Clean Energy Careers Panelist

    Dan Gladkowski joined the Satcon Corporation in 1994 as Director of Human Resources. Satcon develops innovated power conversion solutions and provides system design services for utility-scale renewable energy plants. Satcon inverters provide the critical bridge between clean energy sources and large-scale power grids. In March 2005, Dr. Gladkowski was appointed to the position of Vice-President of Corporate Administration. In this capacity, he is responsible for the strategic direction of Corporate Human Resources and Administrative Services. From 1980 to 1994, Dr.Gladkowski was employed by Draper Laboratory, Inc., where he served as Director of Human Resources. In this position, he was responsible for the management of all aspects of the Human Resources Department, including benefits, recruitment, compensation, human relations, college recruitment and the MIT Draper Fellow Program. In addition, he spent several years as a Division Administrator at Draper, responsible for Technical Program Management and division administration. Prior to Draper Labs, he was employed by Exxon Research & Engineering and D.P. Parker & Associates, a technical search firm. Dr. Gladkowski received his BS degree from Marietta College and the MS and PhD degree in from Cornell University. He also held a postdoctoral research position at Princeton University and has published in both the Scientific and Human Resources arenas.

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