This exciting program gives you an opportunity to develop all aspects of a large-scale sustainability-themed campaign for Inland Rail. As a Sustainability Consultant, you will come up with an initial campaign proposal, identify its local and global significance, suggest potential partnerships and community liaisons, plan the campaign roll-out schedule and communications strategy, and present an elevator pitch of your final product to the Inland Rail team of sustainability experts and champions.
Environmental science, sustainability (e.g., sustainable design, sustainable economy, resource management), public and occupational health and safety, governance, policymaking, training and development, community engagement and outreach (including partnerships with Indigenous communities), communications and marketing.
Here’s a rundown of what this program will look like in the next 4 weeks. As this is self-guided learning, it is recommended that you complete the program on a week-to-week basis to achieve the best results and to avoid getting swamped with the amount of information. 2-4 hours per week should be enough to do the weekly activities at a comfortable pace.
In this program, you will:
In addition to gaining the knowledge, experience, industry exposure, and skills outlined in Aims and Objectives, the program participants who completed the entire virtual work experience will be awarded a certified microcredential titled ‘Sustainability Consultant Virtual Work Experience at Inland Rail’. Furthermore, the mentors will select the most compelling campaigns designed in the course of this program and work with the student to implement them across Inland Rail to increase sustainability awareness within its community.