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Pre-College Young Leaders

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


By becoming an EcoLeader, young leaders:

  • Declare and share an EcoMission
  • Start a sustainability project in the community
  • Support other young leaders online and in the community
  • Earn EcoLeader certification to boost their resume
  • Create a career pathway

    U of Arizona: Benjamin Monty Montemayor

    Register to become an EcoLeader today! It’s free to join.

    Other opportunities for pre-college young leaders include:

    • National Wildlife Federation’s EcoCareer ConferenceFocus on the Future of Sustainability, February 21-22, 2018. Registered and certified EcoLeaders are free to participate. Check out the 2017 EcoCareer Conference program.
    • Browse the EcoLeaders Career Center—learn about skill demand and job availability in 10 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.
    • Explore the Campus Ecology Resource Center—browse reports and campus case studies across different sustainability topics include building design, curriculum, financing, and more, and get ideas to take action in the community and gain valuable leadership skills.

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