2. What to expect

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Your role in this work experience is a Junior Environmental Planner 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 work experience includes:

😍 4 weeks of virtual self-guided work experience

🛠  Series of thought provoking questions, activities, and challenges, relevant to the specialist field.

🙌 Feedback from your work experience facilitators and industry mentors

💬 Access to a social activity feed 

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

What you will gain:

  • Understanding of the key disciplines and concepts relevant to the work of a Junior Environmental Planner as well as their day-to-day tasks
  • Experience in planning execution of large scale projects and assessing the environmental impact 
  • Practice in use of important project management techniques, virtual field assessments of flora and fauna, and applying environmental protection legislation 
  • Understanding communication requirements for projects with multiple teams
  • Certified microcredential titled ‘Junior Environmental Planner Virtual Work Experience at Inland Rail’, that can boost your chances of kick-starting a career in areas related to geoscience