Each urban forestry career pathways program is structured to suit the needs of their local market. Use your established partnerships and data to inform the right program structure for you.
Engage target populations in your program via matriculation out of other institutions like vocational schools and correctional institutions.
Equip pre-employment trainees with the skills, competencies, and knowledge to thrive in entry-level urban forestry positions.
Work with employers in your region to place program graduates into urban forestry jobs. Jobs may span allied fields like landscaping, irrigation, and horticulture, and may also represent the public, private, nonprofit, and academic sectors. Reference the list of partners and partner roles you created in steps 4 and 5 of this guide to source employers.