What does the future look like to the next generation? We live in an era of turbulence and uncertainty, with the economy, covid and the climate crisis being among the many issues that impact us, and particularly so, the next generation. How do they view the future given the current reality? What about finding fulfilling jobs and earning a decent living. Could job prospects be reconciled with what they would wish to do? Although there are many career paths in the sustainable resource development sector, the message is not getting across from both directions How do we bridge that? What should schools and potential employers do?