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The Young Environmentalist Weekend

The Young Environmentalist Weekend

Ages 15 - 18 Live Online

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Overview

The Young Environmentalist Weekend gives students aged 15-18 an immersive experience of environmentalism. Across 2 days you will take part in a series of role-plays, seminars, simulations and Q&A sessions, all led by a group of experienced environmental professionals. The programme will be delivered ‘live online’.

Attendance will give you a competitive edge in the race for the best universities, colleges and jobs in environmentalism, and a 'super-curricular' experience to add to your university or college application.

Highlights

An Immersive Experience of Environmentalism:

  • World-leading environmentalists will coach you through live, interactive experiences including:

  • Saving a nation: design an environmental action plan as a road to recovery for a nation on the brink of cataclysmic disaster and receive live feedback from industry experts

  • Climate change summit COP26: represent an interest group and propose and negotiate on legislation that will impact the planet’s future

  • The electric vehicle revolution: compete in teams to create a futuristic environmentally-friendly transportation system with prizes going to the most progressive sustainable concept

  • Working alongside top environmentalists in a time-pressured business simulation: create a ‘going green’ blueprint using sustainable techniques as you work in teams to present a pathway to a greener future

Career Coaching for Future Environmentalists:

  • Training on how to fulfil your ambitions of becoming a top environmentalist

  • An action plan detailing how to break into the environmentalism industry, starting now

  • Coaching by experts on A-level/IB/college class choices; university/college and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques

An Audience with Top Environmentalists:

  • Q&A time with a selection of leading environmentalists from a range of disciplines

  • Unlimited lifetime access to our guidance and expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time.

Boost Your University/College Application and CV/Resumé:

  • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, commercial awareness and critical thinking

  • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications

DAY ONE: ENVIRONMENTAL INNOVATION - SUSTAINABILITY

DAY TWO: ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY - CLIMATE CHANGE

DAY ONE: ENVIRONMENTAL INNOVATION - SUSTAINABILITY

11.00amOur Environment, Our Future

- ‘The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it’
- Recap your existing knowledge with a live ‘question time’
- Discover the countless career pathways that exist within the environmental sustainability sector
- Seize the moment! The actions you can start taking

11.45amSustainable Technology

- Delve into the world of sustainable techniques and technology
- Broaden your horizons: analyse emerging trends
- Engage with industry experts to evaluate their importance

12.05pmThe Electric Vehicle Revolution

- Break boundaries! Create a futuristic eco transportation system
- Tackle high pollution in a populated urban area
- Create an inclusive, accessible and time-saving transportation system for the community
- Pitch your idea: will your team have the most progressive concept?

1.30pmLunch break

2.15pmRelocation: Time for Change

- Breaking news! A multinational company has decided to relocate its HQ
- A holistic approach: balance social, economic and environmental issues
- Adhere to environmental industry standards from regulators
- Liaise with stakeholders and decide upon the most attractive urban area for development

3.15pmA Greener Corporate Future: The Sustainability Complex

- Take the reins: create a ‘going green’ blueprint for your business
- Work alongside environmental experts in a time-constrained simulation
- Create an inclusive solution to tackle inequality, both internally and within the supply chain
- Judgement time! Present the best pathway to a brighter and greener future

4.45pmCareer Coaching

- Breaking into an environmental career
- A-Level, degree and university choices
- How to stand out: skillsets, work experience and extra-curricular activities
- Building a long-lasting network

5.30pmClose

*exact programme subject to change without notice.

DAY TWO: ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY - CLIMATE CHANGE

11.00amThe World of Environmentalism

- ‘Our planet’s alarm is going off, and it is time to wake up and take action!’
- Disentangle the myriad of environmental challenges our planet faces
- Recognise the key policymakers and their importance in incentivising behavioural change to save the world we know
- Discover a plethora of opportunities in environmental policy

11.45amBecoming an Environmental Advocate

- Examine the fundamental tool kit that makes a successful advocate
- Explore the roles of NGOs and their influence on governmental policy
- Debate how we as individuals can start enacting change from today
- Unleash your creativity: design your own unique campaign action

12.45pmSaving a Nation

- Breaking news! Sea levels are rising leaving coastal nations on the brink of cataclysmic disaster
- Generate an action plan to save a nation from a perilous uncertainty
- Consider key criteria: local population, topography and key stakeholders
- Respond to ongoing situational change and receive live feedback from an industry expert

2.00pmLunch

3.00pmThe Climate Change Summit: COP26 (Part 1)

- Work together in teams as you represent conflicting interest groups
- Discuss the key problems for the earth’s climate: consider movements to net-zero carbon emission and analyse scopes 1, 2 and 3
- Prepare the framework for your legislative proposals

3.45pmThe Climate Change Summit: COP26 (Part 2)

- Negotiation time! Justify your reasoning
- Analyse and scrutinise the proposals of other COP26 members
- Review and vote on legislation that will change humanity’s future

4.45pmPanel Q&A

- Live panel Q&A with environmentalists from a variety of backgrounds
- Key questions answered
- Receive valuable advice

5.30pmClose

*exact programme subject to change without notice.

Fees, Eligibility and Options

This programme is for students aged 15-18. No prior knowledge or experience is required. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions.

Programme Fee:

'Live Online’: £165/student for both days.

There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited.

Venues, Dates & Locations

Live Online

In-Person

29th - 30th January 2022

11am - 5:30pm (UK time)

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Online

29th - 30th January 2022

11am - 5:30pm (UK time)

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AmbitionX

As part of your booking, you will receive 12 months’ access to our state-of-the-art tech platform, AmbitionX. Here you will find all of your programme materials and complete post-programme assessments to gain coveted ‘experience points’ to demonstrate your levels of professional development. You will also be able to access any of InvestIN’s Live Online weekend and evening programmes through AmbitionX at no extra cost.

COVID-19 Group

This programme will be delivered ‘Live Online’, so is not affected at all by any Covid-19 restrictions.

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