Exploring a Career in Sustainability Part V: Job Boards and Recommended Resources

by Aman Singh Das | August 20, 2009

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Our five-part series on a career in sustainability comes to an end today with a summary of reliable resources that can help you in building your knowledge base and aid in finding jobs and staying current with developments in the industry.

JOB BOARDS

GreenJobs.com: Updates jobs in the field of Renewable Energy on a daily basis--National as well as international postings.

Some postings currently active include Lighting Energy Specialist in Massachusetts and Patents Attorney in Colorado. International postings include Business Development Manager in Netherlands and CDM Project Originator in Brazil (2 openings).

Green Jobs Network: Can browse jobs by category, city, zip code and state. Also lists jobs at environmental nonprofits, solar and green career fairs.

Some categories include Biofuel, Climate Change, Weatherization, Wind Power and Energy Efficiency.

SustainableBusiness.com: Similar job filters as above. Currently featuring Director of Development in San Francisco and Professor, Sustainability Focus in Brooklyn, NY besides many others.

GreatGreenCareers.com: You can search jobs by city, state and region. Also post resume on this site. You can also browse by keyword. Their latest job postings include Internet Media Specialist in Minnesota, Managing Director in DC and Licensee Director in Oregon.

CERTIFICATIONS & TECHNICAL KNOW-HOW

Center for Sustainability and Excellence: Offers various certifications, workshops and seminars, intensive case studies for new auditors, offers detailed info on Carbon Neutral Products and much more.

Sustainability Institute: In-depth knowledge of the sustainability field including workshops, courses, papers and consulting solutions. 

Vault Guide to Green Programs: If you are extremely conscious of the environment and feel strongly about working for a green employer, visit our Green Programs section to learn what companies are extending themselves to ensure their facilities, products and services are eco-friendly.

GENERAL CAREER GUIDANCE AND READING

Green Careers Guide: Numerous articles on the various career choices, job options, job search tools and research papers.

Green Career Central:  Offers much more personalized one on one career coaching and tools that can help "map your green career."

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