Green Jobs

Green jobsWhat are “green jobs”?

“Green jobs” have been defined as full-time, part-time, or internship opportunities that provide a social or environmental benefit.  These jobs can be in the public, private, or non-profit sector and include jobs in areas such as energy efficiency, green building, natural resource management, recycling, and renewable energy. This definition also reflects a broad view of sustainability and includes areas such as fair trade and corporate social responsibility. (Green Collar Blog)

Additional search terms: clean energy jobs, clean tech jobs, environmental jobs, LEED jobs, solar jobs, sustainability jobs, wind power jobs

Online Resources

O*Net Resource Center: Green Jobs

The National Center for O*NET Development, as part of its efforts to keep up with the changing world of work, investigated the impact of green economy activities and technologies on occupational requirements and the development of New and Emerging (N&E) occupations.

Green Careers Guide

Comprehensive database of articles on green jobs

Idealist.org

An interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives

Greenjobs

Provider of Renewable Energy (RE) employment services and information

Green Jobs Network

Connects people seeking jobs that focus on environmental and social responsibility with available opportunities and resources

GreenJobSearch.org

Find great jobs from across the web; browse by category, city, and state

Oregon Green Jobs

List of resources to assist job seekers in Oregon who are looking for jobs or careers that focus on social or environmental responsibility

Green Collar Blog

News and resources on green collar jobs

Green Job List

Subscribe to receive postings for “green jobs”

SustainableBusiness.com

A job service that specializes in connecting people with business skills with environmentally conscious employers

GreenBiz.com

Job postings in renewable energy, cleantech, green building, sustainable businesses and socially responsible organizations, and more

Treehugger.com

Media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream; a one-stop shop for green news, solutions, and product information


How to Take Action
Recycling Locations

Recycling Locations

Behind the Commons
Behind Stevens Center
Pennington Hall
Plant Services
North Street Annex
Art Annex
Lewis Apartments
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