Meet Your Local Environmental Professionals

How To Use This Resource:

This resource was created for you to be able to learn more about careers within the Environmental Field. It is a gateway between those looking for a job within the field and those who are already in it!

  1. Read the job title.
  2. If you are intrigued…watch the video interview!
  3. Decide if you want to learn more.
  4. If yes, click on the job description link to read more about the job and use the contact information provided to do some networking, and reach out to the professional for an informational interview!

If you want to learn more about the creation of this project check out the blog post for October 2022.

Interviews and Job Descriptions:

Youth Education Coordinator

Emma Garner

Interview Video Link: https://youtu.be/hKM-3ZNVMXY

Job Title: Youth Education Coordinator with the Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council

West Eugene Community Organizer

Arjorie Arberry-Baribeault

Interview Video Link: https://youtu.be/tffxcDFlQbc

Job Title: West Eugene Community Organizer with Beyond Toxics

Botanist

Caitlin Winterbottom

Interview Video Link: https://youtu.be/Dwt09I3jUtw

Job Title: Permanent GS-9 Botanist (with the Army Corp of Engineers at the Fern Ridge office in Junction City, OR)

GIS Inventory Forester

Austin Larson

Interview Video Link: https://youtu.be/ctcXSgn30Oc

Job Title: GIS Inventory Forester with Giustina Resources

Garden and Program Manager

Grace Chollar-Webb

Interview Video Link: https://youtu.be/qKrNiK5gFi0

Job Title: Garden and Program Manager (at Nearby Nature)

Project Coordinator

Justin Thibedeau

Interview Video Link: https://youtu.be/PlQ2tQQOMlc

Job Title: Project Coordinator and Program Lead for Connect Lane County

Forestry Technician

Colin Sayer

Interview Video Link: https://youtu.be/j6t0jIztFpU

Job Title: Forestry Technician with the Bureau of Land Management

Wildlife Biologist

Kathleen Smith

Interview Video Link: https://youtu.be/Xle4dQ1U1QU

Job Title: Wildlife Biologist US Army Corp of Engineers

Biological Science Technician

Christine Calhoun

Interview Video Link: https://youtu.be/EDz5oJYKJv8

Job Title: Bureau of Land Management Biological Science Technician