The 2018 Industry Networking Night will take place on Thursday, May 17th.

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 by May 10th, 2018 at 5pm to attend the event:

  • Register online

  • Pay the $10 registration fee at 3200 Croul Hall. Admission is free for ESS Club members. Please see additional information below. 

ESS Club members:

Students who are registered club members will receive a confirmation email May 11th. All other students must pay the $10 registration fee. Any questions regarding ESS Club Membership can be directed to Yuxin Shen (

Employer Registration

Please contact ESS at (949) 824-1604 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 2017 Industry Networking Night. Updated list for 2018 will be available soon.

Air Quality Management District
Cal-EPA Department of Toxic Substance Control
Climate Resolve
First Carbon Solutions
Group Delta Consultants, Inc.
Irvine Ranch Conservancy
Irvine Ranch Water District
Orange County Sanitation District
Orange County Water District
Ramboll Environ
The Energy Coalition