Course Highlights

In this 10-hour course, you will learn all about finding and advancing your career in natural resources, with a focus on forestry. Review the course curriculum below to see a detailed overview of topics covered in this course!

  • Learn how to access and apply for natural resource jobs

  • Take up to 90 days to complete the course

  • Includes downloadable resources

  • Complete at your own pace using a computer, tablet, or smartphone

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook; downloaded as a PDF; or even embedded in an email signature

Course curriculum

    1. Course Learning Outcomes

    2. Before we begin...

    1. Exploring Career Options: Learning Objectives

    2. Career Considerations: Get to Know Yourself

    3. Career Options

    4. Interview with Christine, Coordinator, Planning and Certification with EACOM Timber Corporation

    5. Interview with Phil, Chief Executive Officer at First Resource Management Group Inc.

    6. Interview with Ngaire, Sr. Policy Advisor with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

    7. Interview with Bob, Vice President, Forestry and Environment with Tolko Industries Ltd.

    8. A Day in the Life of a Silviculture Forester

    9. Hydro One Forestry Crew

    10. Day in the Life of an Arborist

    11. A Guide to Green Jobs in Canada: Voices of Indigenous Professionals

    12. Women in Forestry Highlights and Community Connection

    13. A Day in the Life of Students Working in Forestry-Related Jobs

    14. Project Learning Tree Green Jobs Program

    15. Career Quiz to Help You Find Your Career in Forestry

    1. Developing a Career Plan: Learning Objectives

    2. Introduction to Your Career Plan

    3. Your Education

    4. Your Experience and Accomplishments

    5. Your Personal Attributes

    6. Your Skills

    7. Why Should an Employer Hire You?

    8. Your Career Plan

    1. Applying for Natural Resource Jobs: Learning Objectives

    2. Introduction to the Job Application Process

    3. Completing a Job Application Form

    4. Resume Writing

    5. Putting Your Resume Together

    6. References

    7. Example Action Verbs for Your Resume

    8. Resume Tips

    9. Sample Resume Template

    10. Cover Letter Writing

    11. 1-Page Cover Letter Template

    12. Ontario Government Cover Letter and Resume Tips

    13. Importance of Organization and Professionalism

    1. Interviewing for Natural Resource Jobs: Learning Objectives

    2. Interview Stages

    3. Types of Interviews

    4. Assessment Methods Used in Interviews

    5. Example Generic Interview Questions

    6. Example Natural Resources Interview Questions

    7. How to Structure Your Response to Interview Questions

    8. Interview Tips for Success

About this course

  • $139.99
  • 63 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content

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