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How to Find a Green Job
Finding a green job can be difficult, but rewarding. Here is a list of resources to search for a green job.
Where to start:
- E: The Environmental Magazine‘s list of booming eco-friendly job sectors is good place to start for inspiration.
- Grist, TreeHugger, EnvironmentalCareer.com, HotJobs, and Sustainable Business Green Dream Jobs‘ listings are drawn from throughout the country.
- Idealist.org Job Search specializes in nonprofits; search on “environmental & ecology” or “energy conservation & green living.”
- Green Jobs is all about the burgeoning area of renewable energy.
- The National Park Service has 16,000 permanent employees and another 10,000 seasonal jobs to fill each year, from Hawaii to Yellowstone.
- Business for Social Responsibility Jobs Board lists openings at such big names such as the Walt Disney Company.
- World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms connects volunteers with organic farms around the planet — not paid work per se, but a great way to see the world.
- Green Business Bureau’s Green Directory. Find a business that is commited to implementing green practices and holds a green business certification.