Oh the Places You’ll Go

Our alumni are trailblazers in their respective fields. Building upon the foundation they lay at Wake Forest, graduates leave campus ready to embark on an impactful career journey that embraces a Pro Humanitate ethos.

Restoration Ecologist and Researcher

Environmental Protection Specialist, FEMA

NOAA Climate Adaptation Sea Grant Fellow

Wildlife Biologist and Herpetologist

Special Advisor, U.S. EPA

Head of Strategic Partnerships, Tesla

Get Connected

We are excited to launch the WFU Sustainability Career Network, a new program aimed at connecting alumni with one another and with current students in the name of networking and mentorship. Please complete the short form below to indicate your interest in participating. This form should only take a few minutes to complete.

Career Preparation Events

The Office of Sustainability hosts events throughout the year to help prepare students for careers in sustainability and equip them with the tools needed to take their next best step. Some of these events allow students the unique opportunity to connect with WFU alumni in a variety of relevant fields.

EventTime of YearAudience
Homecoming Open HouseEarly Fall SemesterAll alumni interested in or affiliated with sustainability at WFU, current students, faculty, & staff
Sustainability & Social Impact Careers WorkshopMid-Fall Semester Current students
Sustainability Alumni Career PanelEarly Spring SemesterCurrent students
Salary Negotiation WorkshopTBDCurrent students
Virtual Group NetworkingTBDAlumni interested in or working in a sustainability-related field, current students

Specific dates and times will be updated on this page when determined. Check back for updates and follow us @sustainableWFU for the most current event announcements.

On the Job Hunt? Check out these resources.

Job Boards

These are just a few of the many job boards that students have found helpful. We encourage you to explore others and let us know which you find most helpful.

Office of Personal and Career Development

The Office of Personal and Career Development is committed to empowering every Wake Forest student to flourish in work and life. Through career coaching, events, workshops, courses, career treks, fairs, self-assessments, and much more, the OPCD seeks to make sure every Wake Forest student has the tools, resources, information, and most of all, a partner to navigate the college-to-career transition.

If you’re seeking help reviewing your resumé, preparing for a big interview, or getting started with networking, the OPCD is your go-to resource.

We recommend checking out their website to access the many resources available to you.

Keep the Connections Going