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Profession and Purpose: A Resource Guide for MBA Careers in Sustainability
MBA students and alumni interested in sustainability careers are often left to navigate their own internship and job search paths. And, often, they struggle. Profession and Purpose has been written to address this urgent need. Through hundreds of conversations with MBA students, professionals, and recruiters, as well as her own personal experience, the author has compiled the key job search resources and tips for MBAs interested in sustainability careers. The book provides ideas for researching companies, making the most of your networking, identifying job and internship openings, and preparing for interviews. No matter what stage of your MBA career search process you're in, this book will help you better understand your career options in the many fields of sustainability, direct you to the best resources and help you to fine-tune your sustainability job search strategy.

Publisher: Greenleaf Publishing in association with GSE Research

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Free Content Preliminary Material
pp. i-xi(11)
Author: Kross, Katie

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Getting started: MBA careers in sustainability
pp. 5-9(5)
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What is sustainability?
pp. 10-14(5)
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Sustainable jobs and internship options
pp. 15-18(4)
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MBA careers in sustainability: a framework
pp. 19-28(10)
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A note about salaries
pp. 29-30(2)
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Tips for an off-campus job search
pp. 31-35(5)
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Making the most of informational interviews
pp. 36-39(4)
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Gaining experience
pp. 40-42(3)
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Plan B?
pp. 43-44(2)
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Part II: Navigating specific career paths
pp. 45-47(3)
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Corporate social responsibility (CSR)
pp. 48-56(9)
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Sustainability consulting
pp. 63-69(7)
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Green building/sustainable real estate development
pp. 70-76(7)
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Renewable energy industry jobs
pp. 77-84(8)
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Socially responsible investing (SRI)
pp. 85-92(8)
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Environmental conservation/nonprofits
pp. 93-100(8)
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Social entrepreneurship
pp. 101-108(8)
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Green marketing
pp. 109-114(6)
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Additional career paths
pp. 115-124(10)
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Final thoughts
pp. 125-126(2)
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Part III: Timeline and job search resources
pp. 127-128(2)
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MBA job search timeline
pp. 129-133(5)
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Key sustainable business Internet resources
pp. 134-135(2)
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Relevant events
pp. 136-140(5)
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Recommended reading
pp. 141-142(2)
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Job posting websites
pp. 143-146(4)
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Sustainable companies
pp. 147-148(2)
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Free Content Supplementary Material
pp. 149-162(14)
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