2. What to expect

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Your role in this program is a Sustainability Consultant specialising in establishing and promoting responsible social and environmental culture in the workplace. As you progress through the content of each week, you will become familiar with relevant industry background, practical knowledge, and a variety of real-life tasks that will help you get a taste for this rewarding role. 

This program includes:

😍 4 weeks of virtual self-guided work experience

🛠  Series of thought provoking questions, activities, and challenges, relevant to the specialist field and global sustainability initiatives

🙌 Feedback from your program facilitators and industry mentors

💬 Access to a social activity feed 

📺 Q&A session with an industry 👷‍♀️ 👷‍♂️ professional

Expect Videoask

You'll notice that throughout the work experience, we'll be asking you to use the Videoask platform – for example, to submit a video cover letter at the end of this week; doing weekly check-ins with our facilitator; and your final pitch to mentors in Week 4. Watch the video below for some tips about using Videoask, gaining confidence on camera, and why it's important for you to complete these submissions.

What you will gain:

  • Understanding of the key disciplines and concepts relevant to the work of a Sustainability Consultant as well as their day-to-day tasks
  • Experience in conceptualising, pitching, and designing an implementation plan for a large-scale sustainability campaign that closely aligns with Inland Rail values and best industry practices 
  • Practice in researching potential partnership and outreach opportunities for your campaign

Certified microcredential titled ‘Sustainability Consultant Virtual Work Experience at Inland Rail’, that can boost your chances of kick-starting a career in areas related to geoscience.

If this sounds good, let's quickly talk about things to keep in mind to get the most out of this experience...