The National Wildlife Federation EcoCareers Conference

April 6-7, 2022


WHAT: The NWF EcoCareers Conference prepares students and young professionals for wildlife and sustainability careers by providing information on the latest EcoCareer trends from leading analysts and employers, clarifying career-enhancing credentials and academic offerings, and formulating a better understanding of the competencies employers seek in the green sector.

We are currently planning the 2022 EcoCareers Conference, and we would love to hear from YOU - what topics, speakers, workshops, etc. would you like to see on the agenda for 2022? Join the conversation in our FORUM!

Please review the EcoCareers Conference Rules and Guidelines to ensure a safe, productive, and educational event for all. 

WHEN: April 6-7, 2022 11 am to 5 pm EDT, each day

WHO: Students, faculty, and staff from high schools, colleges, and universities across the country and globe!

Read the 2021 Conference Highlights  
COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY FACULTY AND STAFF! Did you know that your campus can become an EcoCareers Campus Sponsor and unlock free admission to the conference for your entire student body and staff? Read more about this valuable offer!
SUSTAINABLE EMPLOYERS! Consider becoming a 2022 EcoCareers Conference Sponsor and take advantage of a range of sponsorship benefits, from speaking to the entire conference audience to virtual expo booths to co-branded messages and press. Read more about this opportunity!

Through this conference, YOU can:
  1. Discover the types of jobs available in the clean economy, compensation levels, and advancement opportunities across clean economy sectors.
  2. Enhance understanding of how to develop effective career plans that include degree programs and project-based learning credentials, while becoming familiar with supportive programming offered through the NWF EcoLeaders Program.
  3. Explore online sustainability career skill resources that can help college instructors enhance academic offerings for sustainability across various disciplines.
  4. Meet others across fields interested in leading for a clean economy including, students, faculty, and employers, and learn about ways to support one another.
Feedback from past conference attendees:
  • "Thank you once again for your time and providing me with an opportunity to become a part of this discussion. Very inspirational."
  • "Great to have as a virtual conference. Saves so much time/money/carbon in the travel."
  • "Great talk. Lots of specific information and places to follow up to learn more."
  • "Really great insight about the soft skills and was inspirational as someone who is currently struggling to find an entry into the sustainability job field."
  • "What an excellent way to attend a conference and get such needed information!"



See below for past EcoCareers Conference Archives: