Career Events

Senior Seminar Career Events
Environmental Science, Biology, Policy and Sustainable Development

(most recent events are on top of the page)
10/10/2019
  • 4:15-4:35 Steve Goldstein – Columbia DEES, Head of Admissions
  • 4:35-4:45 Stephen Cox – Columbia LDEO, Postdoc, CC ’09
  • 4:45-4:55 Ivan V. Monagan – Columbia E3B, PhD student
  • 4:55-5:05 Reeva Dua – Columbia Law Student, Environmental Law, Barnard ’15
  • 5:05-5:15 Kayla Farrell – NYU Public Health & Environmental Medicine, PhD student, Barnard ’16
  • 5:15-5:25 Hannah Spierer – Environmental Planning at Calladium Group, NYC, Barnard ’17
  • 5:25-5:35 Avery Kayle – Environmental Policy Fellow, Green Corps, Barnard ’19
  • 5:35-5:45 Hannah Friedman – Closed Loop Ventures Analyst; School of Professional Studies, Sustainability Management student, CC’19
  • 5:45 Final questions for panel
2/28/2019
  • Dr. Ana Baptista
    • The New School, Chair of Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management Program & Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
  • Rebecca Swadek
    • NYC Parks, Senior Wetlands Restoration Program Manager
  • Dr. Joel Cohen
    • Rockefeller Univ & Earth Institute @ Columbia Univ, Professor
  • Donna Hope
    • Trust for Public Land, Equity Consultant
    • UHope-Consulting, President

10/11/2018

  • Arthur Lerner-Lam (Columbia Univ, M.S. in Sustainability Science)
  • Prerna Chatterjee (BASF)
  • Gabriela Garcia Juárez (The New School, Graduate Admissions)
  • Katherine L. Dauber-Decker (Northwell Health)
  • Erik Mencos (CCSR)
  • 3 Current Grad Students (Corey Lesk, Colin Raymond, Anna Lopresti)

2/22/2018

  • Stephanie Lamster
  • Debika Shome
  • Gavin Schmidt
  • Carlos Gould
  • Kevin Doyle

10/12/2017

  • Jerry McManus
    • Professor, DEES, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University
    • Chair, DEES graduate admissions
  • Glenn Denning
    • Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
    • Director of the Master of Public Administration in Development Practice (MPA-DP), a joint undertaking of SIPA with Columbia University’s Earth Institute
  • Christian V. Braneon
    • Remote Sensing Specialist
    • NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
    • Adjunct Professor, Barnard College
    • Assessment of agricultural water demand under current and future climate scenarios
    • Development of integrated river basin, crop simulation, and climate models
  • Amanda Nesheiwa
    • Environmental Director for the Town of Secaucus, NJ
    • Certified Recyling Professional
    • Sustainability Management Master Program at Steven Institute of Technology
    • UN Representative for the Foundation for Post Conflict Development
  • Meg Frenkel
    • DEES, grad student
  • Neha Savant
    • E3B, grad student

2/25/2016

10/15/2015

2/26/2015

Natalia Alejandra Rossi

  • Conservation
  • Program Fellow, Latin American and Caribbean Program, Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Graduate student (PhD), E3B

Shoko Kubotera

    • Public Health
    • Performance Improvement Specialist (City Research Scientist 1)
    • NYC Department of Health

Samatha Katz

    • Environmental commodities, markets, Wall Street
    • Entrepreneur & business stimulator

Louise Bolge

    • Geochemistry
    • Associate Research Scientist
    • Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
10/9/2014
Shahid Naeem

Benton Neil Taylor

Kira Olsen

Pam Seltzer (BC ’13)

    • Port Authority intern
    • graduate student, MA in Sustainability

Leslie Raucher

    • New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability
    • Program Manager, Barnard College

Stephen Gaughran (CC ’11)

    • Program Manager, Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics at AMNH

2/27/2014

  • Angela Wong
    • (ICF International)
  • Dina Rybak
    • (Environmental Planning and Permitting)
  • Meredith Martin
    • (AMNH and NYBG)

10/10/2013

2/28/2013

  • JD Capuano
    • Co-founder, Closed Loop Advisors
  • Marguerite Holloway
    • Co-director Columbia Science Journalism Program
  • Zach Wolf (E3B 2008)
    • Sustainable agriculture

10/11/12

  • Jerry McManus, Dr. 
    • Prof., Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; Chair, Admissions Committee
    • graduate school applications
  • Hannah Rabinowitz
    • DEES graduate student (PhD)
  • Elizabeth Engoren
    • SIPA graduate students (MPA)
  • Mollie Thurman
    • E3B (MS)
  • Davia Palmeri
    • E3B (MS)
  • Naomi Schwartz
    • E3B (PhD)

2/23/12

  • Tara Anastasi (BC ’07)
    • Community Food Educator, Serving Justice through Food
  • Mark A. Maddaloni  Dr.P.H., DABT
    • Toxicologist, U.S. EPA
  • Danielle Hessel
    • Zookeeper, WCS

10/13/11

  • Jerry McManus, Dr. 
    • Prof., Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; Chair, Admissions Committee
    • graduate school applications
  • Gary Mesko (CC ’09)
    • DEES graduate student
    • Reflections from recently admitted student
  • Megan Cattau
    • E3B graduate student
    • Reflections from recently admitted student
  • Darcy Shiber-Knowles (BC ’06)
    • Engineers Without Borders
    • National Parks Conservation Association
    • MBA program at the Yale School of Management

2/24/11

10/14/10

2/25/10

10/15/09

  • Nick Christie-Blick, Dr.
    • Prof and former chair, Department of Earth & Environmental Science, Columbia University
    • graduate school applications
  • James M. Ross,
    • Staff Associate, LDEO
  • Sara Scovronick
    • Associate Director, Center for Environmental Resreach and Conservation
10/9/08

  • Nick Christie-Blick, Dr.
    • Prof & former chair, Department of Earth & Environmental Science, Columbia University
    • graduate school applications
  • Kim Knowlton, DrPH
    • Science Fellow for Global Warming and Health under the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
  • Rachel Harris, MS
    • US Climate Change Campaign Coordinator for Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)

9/25/08

  • Kiersten Jennings Chou, MEd
    • Science teacher/graduate student
  • Klaus Jacob, Dr.
    • Special Reserach Scientist, LDEO
    • Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs
    • Consultant
  • Stephanie Pfirman, Dr.
    • Hirschorn Professor & Department Chair, Environmental Science, Barnard College

2/28/08

2/14/08

  • Lisbeth Uribe
    • Elementary Science Teacher
    • The School at Columbia University
  • Greg O’Mullan, Dr.
    • Geomicrobiologist
    • LDEO
  • Ken Kostel
    • Science writing/communications
    • formerly Columbia University & AMNH

10/11/07

  • Peter Kelmen, Dr.
    • Prof., Department of Earth & Env. Science, Columbia University
    • Chair, DEES graduate student admission
  • Mathez, Edmond, Dr.
    • Curator, American Museum of Natural History
2/22/07

12/7/06

  • Benjamin Van Mooy, Dr.
    • Wood Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • Carla Glaser
    • NYC DEP Water Supply

11/16/06

  • Marina Cords, Dr.
    • Prof. & former chair, Dept of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology (E3B)
    • graduate school applications
  • Yekaterina Gluzberg
    • NYC Parks
  • Josslyn Shapiro, Dr.
    • Division of Environmental Remediation
    • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

4/06/06

  • Ted Caplow, Dr,  tcaplow@nysunworks.org
  • Gabe Jostrom,
    • Hedge fund trader
    • Gabe Jostrom, Caxton Associates, LLC, Strategic Quantitative Investment Division, 500 Park Avenue
      New York, NY  10022, 212.418.3726, gjostrom@caxton.com
  • Wayen Ferren
    • Environmental Scientist
    • Maser Consulting P. A., One River Centre – Building Two, 331 Newman Springs Road, Red Bank, NJ 07701, ph 732-383-1955 x 3362, fax 732-383-1990

2/16/06

  • Jeff Perlman
    • President
    • Bright Power, Inc., 37 W. 28th St., 12th floor, New York, NY 10001, p. 212.803.5868, f. 212.684.3875, jperlman@brightpower.biz, www.brightpower.biz
  • Paul Anid Dr. Sc.
  • Brandon Luzar  bluzar@hydroqual.com
    • New hire at Hydroqual working for Paul.

11/17/05

  • Marit Larson
    • NYC Parks, Natural Resources Group
  • Matt Nanes
    • Science Teacher, James Madison High School, Brooklyn
  • Laura Wright
    • Associate Editor, OnEarth Magazine
    • NRDC

10/20/05

  • Lynn Seirup
    • Office of Emergency Management/CIESIN
  • Nick Christie-Blick, Dr.
    • Chair, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, CU
  • Matthew S. Perzanowski, Dr.
    • Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, SPH/CU

4/7/05

  • P. Brandt-Rauf, Dr.
    • Professor, and Deptmt Chair
    • CU School of Pulic Health/Env. Health Sci.

2/24/05

  • Steve Cohen, Dr.
    • Director, Master of Public Administration Program in Environmental Science and Policy
    • How to get ahead in Professional organizational environments

2/17/05

  • Ana Luz Porzecanski
    • Center for Biodiversity and Conservation
    • American Museum of Natural History
    • http://cbc.amnh.org
  • Caroline Handschuh
    • Recruiter
  • Salima Jones BC ’03
    • Environmental Community Organizer
    • Local Development Cooperation of East New York
  • Leslie Hoffman

11/18/04

10/21/04