It's Not Just the Color of Money - It's the Colorful Path to Your Future
What is a Green Job? So you have heard about "green" jobs, but are not quite sure what they are. A green job is one in which the work you do helps improve energy efficiency, expand the use of energy and supports the environment's existence.
A Little Bit O'Green Jobs
Whether you are still in school, recently graduated, looking for a new career, or changing jobs, the green industry is for you! Many green jobs are incorporated into jobs that already exist or into the everyday operations of a business (reuseable paper, automatic lights, recycling of old electronics, etc.). Here are some careers that involve green:
- Clothing Designer
Green Jobs Websites
Now that you know a little bit more about green jobs, it's time to look at some actual jobs!
- Green Careers NY - Want to know where you can find training in green jobs? This website provides information on your local employment center and green career exploration.
- TreeHugger - A green job search site where you can search for jobs by location and actual openings. Also includes green games, blog and how to lead a "green" lifestyle.
- Green Careers Guide - Not sure what a solar panel installer is? This website describes what green job titles actually do. Also lists information on starting a green business and obtaining green job training.
- Cooking|Green Living Ideas - Want to know what organic is or how to cook "green?" This website is a blog that may be of interest to people looking to enter into the culinary field.
Did You Know?
- Turning water off while you brush can save 4 gallons of water?!!
- Each of us have our own carbon footprint? Find out how big your footprint it!
- The Green Guide -a blog site where you can read posted blogs or post a blog of your own. Includes topics like green gifts to help the planet.