Green Career Resources

The sustainability industry has been growing with new opportunities for green jobs and careers. Jobs can specialize in one particular green topic such as green building, renewable energy, waste reduction or provide overall advice in multiple areas. There are internal professionals that can work in an organization or sustainability consultants that can provide external support.

The following are additional resources and information for individuals interested in pursuing careers in sustainability.

Tools for Sustainability Consultants

eco business resources
Small- to Medium-Sized Business Assessment

Cost: $75
This downloadable file is for small- to medium-sized businesses.

eco living resources

Cost: $75
This downloadable file can be used for residential assessments for general eco-audits.

Resources for Aspiring Eco-Consultants

The following are resources to help aspiring eco-consultants get started.

Articles on Green Careers

Careers in Sustainability, August 2014

Is Sustainability the Next Hot Job Skill, March 2014

Are Green Jobs Still the Fastest Growing Segment in the US Economy? March 2013

How to Become a Green Business Consultant, December 2011

The 5 Top Emergining Jobs, August 2011

Net Impact Guide to Careers in Corporate Citizenship, 2011

Women Seeking Green Jobs, May 2011

GreenBiz Salary Survey, 2010

Getting a Green Job, Real Green by Green America, Winter 2010

How to Climb the Green Corporate Ladder,, March 30, 2009

Jumping into the Green Job Market,, March 30, 2009

10 Hot Green Careers, U.S. News and World Report, October 9, 2008

What is a Green Collar Job Exactly, Time, May 26, 2008

Millions of Jobs of a Different Color, New York Times, March 26, 2008

Green Collar Jobs, Boston Globe, 2008

Green Career Resources and Job Postings

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