Jobs in the Green Industry
By Kathleen Lyons
On this page you'll find employment resources for this field, but don't stop with the job boards listed here. Be sure to check out the associations, terminology, and glossaries, and also read the articles about the green industry listed in the "More on Green Jobs" box on the right below.
- Energy Careers - job postings many aspeacts of the oil and gas industries, including exploration, production, refining, transportation, marketing, IT, and more.
- EnvironmentalCareer.info - Search for a job by category (e.g. academia, advocacy, etc.), keyword, and
- EnvironmentalJobs.com - job board for international environmental jobs, searchable by category, continent, level, and/or keyword. (Formerly known as StopDodo.)
Jobs and Careers - EcoEmploy has environmental job postings (for
the U.S. and Canada), links to government environmental job openings,
recruiters, and employers by state or province. There are also links
to international resources, government resources in the U.S. and Canada,
- GreatGreenCareers - from the Mother Earth News people, job postings searchable by keyword, location, and other criteria.
- GreenBiz Jobs - the international job section of GreenBiz.com, "the voice of business in the green economy," postings searchable by location and keywords.
- GreenJobSpider - aggregates jobs from many green job boards, so you can search the jobs posted on many job boards in one place.
- NatureJobs - From the publishers of Nature magazine, search for jobs in
- RenewableEnergyWorld - search for a job based on keywords and location (state). News, webcasts, white papers, and more also available on a variety of renewable energy-related topics.
Also see Job-Hunt's links to jobs in the Sciences and jobs in Engineering.
About the author...
Job-Hunt's Green Jobs Job Search Contributor, Kathleen Lyons, is a workforce training and performance support specialist. She believes that the emerging green economy offers huge opportunities for both white- and blue-collar job seekers to find satisfying and meaningful work. Kathleen holds membership in the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), Co-op America, The International EcoTourism Club and the Cape & Islands Renewable Energy Collaborative.