Photo compilation of students attending Industry Networking Night

The 2017 Industry Networking Night will take place on Thursday, May 18th.

The Industry Networking Night is a networking event in Spring Quarter designed to introduce employers to undergraduate students in the Department of Earth System Science.

The event gives students the opportunity to learn about various career paths and job roles in the Earth system and environmental sciences.

It also offers employers exposure to the next generation of professionals who are actively seeking internships and entry-level jobs in the field.

Click below to see pictures of past events:

2016 Industry Networking Night.

2014 Industry Networking Night.

Schedule of Events

5:30 - 6:00 pm Check-in & Appetizer Reception in the Croul Hall lobby

6:00 - 7:30 pm Networking Session (divided into 15-minute intervals)

Each of the company attendees will be stationed at a cocktail table for the duration of the event. Students will have an opportunity to visit four different company tables throughout the night, rotating every 15 minutes at the sound of a chime.

Student Registration

This event is open to Earth System Science and Environmental Science majors, Earth System Science minors, and students with a strong interest in Earth System Science who pre-register. No "walk-in" registrations are taken on the day of the event. 

Students must complete the following online registration:

  • Register online (Registration for the 2017 event is will open in April)

  • Admission is $10. Admission is free for ESS Club members

To become an ESS Club member:

  • Register with the ESS Club here (must use UCI account)

  • Attend two ESS Club meetings

Employer Registration

Please contact ESS at (949) 824-8794 or for more information.

Dress Code

Students are asked to dress in business professional attire. This means a suit jacket, dress shirt/blouse, matching suit pant or knee-length skirt, and polished, low heel, close-toed shoes.

Company Attendees

The following companies attended the 2016 Industry Networking Night.

Air Quality Management District
Cal-EPA Department of Toxic Substance Control
CleanTech OC
Climate Resolve
First Carbon Solutions
Group Delta Consultants, Inc.
Irvine Ranch Conservancy
Irvine Ranch Water District
M.S. Hatch Consulting
Michael Baker International
National Weather Service
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Orange County Association of Environmental Professionals
Orange County Sanitation District
Orange County Water District
Ramboll Environ
Southern California Coastal Water Research Project
The Energy Coalition
Whitson CM