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Students: Volunteer for Greenbuild and Attend Conference Free!

Greenbuild 2013 Conference
October 1, 2013

Students with an interest in environmental sustainability are needed for the Greenbuild 2013 Conference, November 20-22. Volunteer slots are open from November 15-23, 2013, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. (View all requirements on the Greenbuild website.)

Requirements
1) Volunteers must be a full time student or professional age 25 and under. A fall 2013 schedule or a photo ID will be necessary in order to qualify. Full time student is 12 credits undergraduate, and nine credit graduate. 
2) You must volunteer a minimum of eight hours

In exchange for volunteering 
You will receive free admission to the conference, which will provide exciting educational opportunities on the latest in the green building movement, and amazing networking opportunities for students and professionals. This includes access to the opening keynote, exhibit hall, education sessions, Residential Summit, Green Jobs Summit, and lunch (Wed-Thur), conference bag, credentials and the show program. 

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Utilities represent over 85% of campus carbon emissions.

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