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ESSN Alumni Night!

Posted by contact.essn.ucla on February 12, 2014 at 5:45 PM

When: Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Time: 6:15pm (Light Reception), 6:30 PM (Alumni Panel)

Where: Life Sciences (LS) 2320

Interested in a career in sustainability? ESSN is hosting it's second annual alumni night 8th week! Come out to hear a UCLA alumni panel speak about their experiences post-graduation and their careers in the world of sustainability. You won't want to miss it!


Join us for a light reception at 6:15, followed by the actual panel at 6:30! Yes,...

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Week 6 General Meeting!

Posted by contact.essn.ucla on February 5, 2014 at 9:25 PM

Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Time: 5:00pm until 6:00pm

Where: Lakretz Hall, Suite 300 (Large Conference Room in IoES) - NOTE THE ROOM CHANGE!

We'll be hosting special guest, Mark Katchen, the managing principal of Phylmar Group, an environmental consulting firm. Hear him speak about his extensive background and career as an environmental consultant. This is a really great opportunity to meet someone working in the field and have any questions you may have answered...

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2nd General Meeting: Environmental Law Guest Speaker!

Posted by contact.essn.ucla on January 27, 2014 at 4:55 AM

When: Wednesday, January 29th (Week 4), 5-6 PM

Where: SAC Basement Conference Room 3

We'll be hosting special guest, Sean B. Hecht, from the executive director of the UCLA Environmental Law Center. Come hear him speak about his career working in both law and the environment. This is a really great opportunity to meet someone working in the field and have any questions you may have answered!  Please invite as many people as you can!


Read more about him here:...

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1st GM of Winter Quarter: Resume Workshop!

Posted by contact.essn.ucla on January 11, 2014 at 5:10 PM

Welcome back to a new quarter! Hopefully you've all relaxed from a good winter break and that first week of classes did not torture you too much.


First, ESSN will be having general meetings this quarter on even Wednesdays 5-6pm in the Student Activities Center/SAC, Basement Conference Room. Note the change of the day of the week; everything else should be the same. :)


Second, our FIRST general meeting will be a resume workshop! Especially recommended...

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Happy Holidays!

Posted by contact.essn.ucla on December 14, 2013 at 3:35 AM

Hope finals haven't treated you badly! Enjoy your winter breaks, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year, and we'll see you next quarter!


The meeting time and location for winter quarter will be announced later before the quarter starts, so stay tuned!

Fall Quarter Potluck!

Posted by contact.essn.ucla on December 1, 2013 at 1:20 AM

Hey everyone! Don't miss our fall quarter potluck this Tuesday before you start studying for finals and head off for the holidays! Feel feel to bring a homemade dish or a snack from the store, but if you can't bring food, that's also okay! Just bring yourself so that there will be time to socialize! :)

Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/events/658470814204749/

Getty Center Trip!

Posted by contact.essn.ucla on November 12, 2013 at 9:05 PM

Come visit The Getty Center, one of LA's premier LEED certified buildings, with ESSN! Join us for a beautiful night of art, friends, and fun! This would be a great opportunity for some mentor/mentee bonding :)


Meet at bus stop by 6 pm, at Weyburn and Westwood (near CVS).


Bring $2 in cash for the bus. They do not give change so bring exact change.



Bring camera for beautiful pictures.


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3rd General Meeting: Climate Reality!

Posted by contact.essn.ucla on November 4, 2013 at 11:30 PM

Come hear Trent Bigelow of Climate Reality speak about the climate crisis, it's future in terms of green innovation/careers and solutions.


About Climate Reality: The Climate Reality Project, founded and chaired by former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore, is dedicated to unleashing a global cultural movement demanding action on the climate crisis. Despite overwhelming international scientific consensus on climate change, the global community still lacks the resolve...

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Fall 2013 Hike this Saturday!

Posted by contact.essn.ucla on October 22, 2013 at 3:50 AM

Get ready to hike through the wilderness with us Saturday morning from 9:50am - 1:30pm! Don't forget to wear comfy shoes, bring sunscreen & water, and $3 for the metro!


Sign up if you're interested here:

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2nd General Meeting

Posted by contact.essn.ucla on October 22, 2013 at 3:45 AM

Attention all ESSNers! Our 2nd general meeting is THIS Tuesday at 5:00 pm in SAC Conference Room 2! (If you don't know where that is, you can ask one of the board members.)

We will be introducing the club itself, so you will get to meet the lovely board members and learn more about what we do and all the events we are planning for the whole year!  Afterwards, we will reveal who will be your mentors if you have signed up for the mentorship program this quarter.  Missed out...

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