Tip Sheet For Getting Green Jobs

Check out these resources for getting educated and finding work in the green economy.


To develop the right skills, consider attending community colleges, certified job-training programs and apprenticeships. Visit One-Stop Career Centers to assess skills, explore career options and apply for apprenticeships and jobs. Centers are located nationwide and can provide information about trainings and opportunities for green-collar jobs. Search for them by location at the U.S. Dept. of Labor's Career One Stop Web site

Green For All and Yahoo! HotJobs have partnered to create a Green Jobs resource for job seekers and employers.

Clean Edge Jobs connects job candidates at every level with a range of clean-tech companies and other organizations transitioning to a clean-energy economy. Create a profile and résumé for employers to search and look for green jobs by location, industry or job type.

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