Important Writing Skills for Careers in the Environmental Industry

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This course provides insight into the technical writing skills that are needed by geoscience students pursuing careers in the environmental consulting industry. Speakers discuss skills that are developed during undergraduate and graduate academic training, types of written products that are developed by geoscientists in the environmental consulting industry, training and professional development opportunities for improving and expanding writing skills, and advice for students on how to acquire the needed writing skills as they prepare for and pursue their career path.

The course presenters are Mike Lawless, Principal/Vice President, Environmental Division Manager, Draper Aden Associates and Brandy Barnes, Staff Geologist, Draper Aden Associates.


  • American Geosciences Institute