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Welcome to the Junior Environmental Planner virtual work experience

Progress tracker

Your checklist to complete this virtual work experience

Explore your work experience

1. Say hello to your mentors

Meet

Vanessa Gorecki

Meet

Dave Fleming

Meet

Marshneil Sharma

2. Jump into your work experience tasks

Discover Environmental Planning

Beginner
2 hours

Discover what a day-in-the-life of an Environmental Planner 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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Work ethic, Self awareness, Communication

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Ecological and cultural heritage assessments

Beginner
2 hours

Determine the impact of a large-scale infrastructure project on endangered flora and fauna and cultural heritage sites. Find out what key legislative provisions guide this process.

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Environmental awareness, Critical thinking, Planning & organisation

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Mitigating harm

Intermediate
3 hours

Based on your ecological and cultural heritage findings, come up with strategies to avoid or reduce negative impacts during infrastructure development. Learn about the mitigation hierarchy for conservation: avoid, minimise, mitigate.

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Project management, Problem solving, Teamwork & collaboration

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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 to protect the environment. Use your newfound environmental planning and project management knowledge to innovate and inspire, then pitch your idea to industry experts.

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Global awareness, Leadership, Creativity, Communication

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Digital Design
Digital Design
Design
Design
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