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Bureau of Labor Statistics

"The Green Career Information staff within the Employment Projections program produces career information on green jobs.The   informationavailable for occupations includes: wages, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions, and necessary education, training, and credentials. New articles will be added periodically."

Career Services at Rider University

        Get help in writing resumes, searching for employment. Available to present Rider University students and alumni.

Dummies Green Careers

This website has links to numerous articles ranging from defining green jobs to resources and employment opportunities in this field which is very interdisciplinary.

New Jersey Next Stop...your career

"Career clusters link what students learn in school with the knowledge and skills they need for success in college and careers. Students can use the career clusters to explore options for their future employment.
To learn more about the skills in demand by New Jersey employers, check out the highlighted “Focus Industry” information."


"The O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information. Central to the project is the O*NET database, containing information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors. The database, which is available to the public at no cost, is continually updated by surveying a broad range of workers from each occupation. Information from this database forms the heart of O*NET OnLine, an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. The database also provides the basis for our Career Exploration Tools, a set of valuable assessment instruments for workers and students looking to find or change careers."
This website has information on "Sustainability Specialists."

Science Careers: Sustainability Specialist

What Can I do with this major?

Working for the Climate-Renewable Energy and the Green Job

"Working for the Climate is a study to determine the potential for 'green jobs' in the energy sector, and how this potential compares to a business-as-usual approach, with little or no action being taken toavert climate change. We found that, under the Energy [R]evolution scenario, there would be an overall increase of around 2 million power sector jobs over the next 20 years; and with an Energy [R]evolution in place, there would be more than 8 million jobs in renewable energy and energy efficiency - three times the amount of jobs under thebusiness-as-usual approach."

Resources in Moore Library

College Majors & Careers: a resource guide for effective life planning

Call Number: REF HF5382.5.U5P445 2009

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Call Number: REF HF5382.E54 2009

Elements of résumé style : essential rules and eye-opening advice for writing résumés and cover letters that work

Call Number: REF HF5383 .B423 2005

Greenjobs : a guide to eco-friendly employment

Call Number: GE60 .L54 2008
Top 100: the fastest growing careers for the 21st Century
Call Number: REF HF5382.T59 2009

What color is your parachute? : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers

Call Number: HF5382.7 .B64 2010