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Welcome to the Communication and Sustainability Cadet virtual work experience

Progress tracker

Your checklist to complete this virtual work experience

Explore your work experience

1. Say hello to your mentors

Meet

Liam West

Meet

Alana Mann

2. Jump into your work experience tasks

Discover Sustainability Communications

Beginner
2 hours

Discover what a day-in-the-life of a Sustainability Consultant looks like, explore the fundamental technical and soft skills you’ll need, and submit a job application for your upcoming project.

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Communication, Self awareness, Work ethic

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Create a sustainability initiative

Beginner
2 hours

Learn what sustainability encompasses, locally and globally, then come up with an actionable initiative to be implemented across Inland Rail to increase sustainability awareness within its community.

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Global awareness, Project management, Problem solving

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Marketing and communications strategy

Intermediate
3 hours

Learn how to get your message across and bring people on board. Create a campaign communications package, complete with a branding, language, and visual design guide, and a public communications and outreach strategy.

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Communication, Planning & organisation, Creativity

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Future ideas

Advanced
3 hours

Flex your creativity by coming up with your very own project that looks to the future and draws on developing technologies. Use your newfound sustainability and campaign strategy knowledge to innovate and inspire, then pitch your idea to industry experts.

Advanced
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Leadership, Creativity, Global awareness

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Adaptability
Adaptability
Writing
Writing
Global awareness
Global awareness
Creative thinking
Creative thinking
Persistence
Persistence
Planning
Planning
Lateral thinking
Lateral thinking
Empathy
Empathy
Persuasion
Persuasion
Conversation
Conversation
Relationship building
Relationship building
Listening
Listening
Digital technology
Digital technology
Decision making
Decision making
Surveying
Surveying
Civil/construction design
Civil/construction design
Geotechnical analysis
Geotechnical analysis
Cultural awareness
Cultural awareness
Project management
Project management
Digital strategy
Digital strategy
Systems design
Systems design
Data analysis
Data analysis
Presentation
Presentation
Storytelling
Storytelling
Global & intercultural fluency
Global & intercultural fluency
Environmental awareness
Environmental awareness
Personal management
Personal management
Planning & organisation
Planning & organisation
Leadership
Leadership
Teamwork & collaboration
Teamwork & collaboration
Interpersonal skills
Interpersonal skills
Creativity
Creativity
Work ethic
Work ethic
Communication
Communication
Problem solving
Problem solving
Resilience
Resilience
Critical thinking
Critical thinking
Self awareness
Self awareness