Do you want to help a U.S. Department of Labor sponsored program have an accurate description of what industrial ecologists do? If so, please read the following announcement:
The O*NET Data Collection Program, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, is seeking the input of expert Industrial Ecologists. As the nation's most comprehensive source of occupational data, O*NET is a public resource for millions of job seekers, employers, veterans, educators, and students at www.onetonline.org.
You have the opportunity to participate in this important initiative and your participation will help ensure that the complexities of your profession are described accurately in the O*NET database for the American public.
O*NET Description of Industrial Ecologists:
Apply principles and processes of natural ecosystems to develop models for efficient industrial systems. Use knowledge from the physical and social sciences to maximize effective use of natural resources in the production and use of goods and services. Examine societal issues and their relationship with both technical systems and the environment.
You are considered an Occupation Expert if you meet the following criteria:
- You fit the role description
- You are currently active in the occupation (practicing, supervising, teaching and/or training) and based in the U.S.
- You have at least 5 years of experience with the occupation. (Includes those who are now supervising, training, or teaching IF you have at least one year of practice during your career)
How to Participate
If you meet these criteria and are interested in participating, please contact Ann Kang at RTI International, the O*NET data collection contractor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-865-3440 ext. 312.
Please provide the following:
- Full Name
- Company Name and Title
- Daytime Phone Number
- Email Address
- Address with City and State
Process and Participation Incentive:
A random sample of experts responding to this request will be invited to complete a set of questionnaires. Experts who are selected and agree to participate will receive $40.00 and an oak-framed certificate of appreciation from the U.S. Department of Labor.
We encourage you to consider helping to keep information about your profession accurate and current for the benefit of our colleagues and the nation. Thank you for your support.