Green Careers


You’ve heard all the buzz words: going green, sustainable, renewable, eco-friendly, etc., but you’re not exactly sure what it means to have a “green career.” According to WetFeet, green careers help “reduce human environmental impact or promote the environment’s restoration.” So, whether you want to be an organic farmer or champion green causes as a lobbyist, these resources will help you find your niche.

“Green” your major by adding the Environmental Inquiry minor

Sample Resources by College

Agricultural Sciences

PA Association for Sustainable Agriculture


Arts & Architecture

Green Museum

U.S. Green Building Council




Sustainable Business



Green Team USA


Earth & Mineral Sciences

Green Mountain Energy

Renewable Energy Associations



Sustainable School Project



Association of Energy Engineers


Health & Human Development

Green Lodge


Information Sciences & Technology

The Green Grid


Liberal Arts

RAND Corp (think tank)



Health Care Without Harm



Science Careers in Sustainability


Career Library Resources

1.14 The Complete Guide to Environmental Careers in the 21st Century

1.11 Great Jobs for Environmental Studies Majors

1.26 Green Jobs

1.27 Careers in Renewable Energy

1.18 The ECO Guide to Careers that Make a Difference

1.21 Career Opportunities in Conservation & the Environment

1.25 Plunkett’s Guide to the Renewable, Alternative, & Hydrogen Energy Industry

4.02 A Guide to Careers in Community Development


General Internship & Career Resources:

ONet "The Green Economy"

Green Careers Guide blog Green Career Guide

Sustainability Career Resources

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Green Jobs: Guide for People with Disabilities

Green Energy Career Guide

Green For All

Environmental Career Center

Federal Opportunities by Major

Green Collar Blog

Backdoor Jobs

Environmental Leadership Program

Green Corps

National Council for Science & the Environment

Student Conservation Association



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