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School of Environment and Natural Resources


Professional Development Certificate


Career Development is essential to your success. It will help to prepare you for your career by providing the soft skills needed to be competitive in the job market.
Employers are seeking candidates who:
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Exhibit GRIT. Or in other words, a good work ethic that shows motivation and dedication to getting the job done beyond just good grades.
  • Are able to prioritize tasks and use time wisely to complete projects.
  • Are good team players who exude self confidence.

By demonstrating your engagement in professional development activities, you are telling an employer you have what it takes and are willing to put in the time to grow professionally.

Getting Started:
  1. Students must first, activate their HireaBuckeye account.
  2. Join the self-enrollment course on Carmen titled: “ENR Professional Development Certificate” for FULL details on completing certificate. (Available by October 1, 2015.)
  3. Complete the activities as indicated in the Carmen course.
  4. Meet with a counselor in the ENR Career Development Office to verify completion of the activities.