Students and Young Professionals

The EcoLeaders Program is the National Wildlife Federation’s sustainability career and leadership development program for college students and young leaders.

By becoming an EcoLeaders, students can:
Declare and share an EcoMission
Start a sustainability project on campus or in the community
Support other young leaders on campus and around the country
Earn EcoLeader certification to boost your resume
Create a career pathway

Register to become an EcoLeader Today! It’s free to join

Other opportunities for students include:

  • Explore the Campus Ecology Resource Center – browse more than 800 campus case studies across 18 different sustainability topics include building design, curriculum, financing, and more. 
  • NWF’s EcoCareer Conference - Building Pathways to Sustainable Careers, February 22-23, 2017. Registered and certified EcoLeaders are free to participate. Download the EcoCareer Conference program
  • Browse the EcoLeaders Career Center – learn about skill demand and job availability in ten green career sectors including energy, wildlife and habitat, transportation and more. The Career Center also features tips in resume writing, best practices in interviewing, and more!

EcoLeaders: Building the next generation of conservation leaders

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