Energy, Environment, & Sustainability

Interested in pursuing a future in Energy, Environment, and Sustainability? Find resources, events, opportunities, and advice to confirm your interest and kickstart your career.

Explore a career path in Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

Do you have a passion for ensuring the health and safety of our planet? Perhaps an opportunity in environmental management, renewable energy research, or climate policy and advocacy might be for you. Or maybe you are looking to utilize your business savvy? You might choose to work for a consulting firm analyzing energy markets and industry trends, or you may take on a role helping companies develop more sustainable business practices.

No matter what your area of study, unique skill-sets, or preferred job setting, there are a wealth of possibilities in this field. Careers in energy, the environment, and sustainability can take many forms and are found across a diverse group of industries. From business, technology, and energy production; to sustainable development, conservation and climate science; to research and teaching; to even law and policy, opportunities are numerous and exist in both the public and private sector.

 

Green Building Career Map

The Green Buildings Career Map is a highly interactive tool that explores an industry exploding with job opportunities across four major sectors of the green buildings and energy efficiency industry, charting possible progression between those occupations, and identifying the sorts …

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U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics – GREEN JOBS

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) received funding beginning in Fiscal Year 2010 to develop and implement the collection of new data on green jobs. These activities are being conducted through the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) and 

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Energy, environment, & sustainability job/internship search sites

In addition to Handshake, you can use the websites below to find jobs and internships related to energy, environment and sustainability. CAPD has not vetted opportunities listed here, so use your best judgement and reach out to CAPD if you …

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Sustainability Summit Resources

The annual MIT Sustainability Summit team curated a list of over 25 websites and articles for those interested in exploring sustainability.

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New Scientist

Since the magazine was founded in 1956 New Scientist has also been helping to put brilliant scientists to work with the help of New Scientist Jobs. Since then our candidates have continued to cite a passion for making a difference …

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Handshake 101: What it is & how to use it

CAPD is committed to creating a welcoming, inclusive environment for everyone we serve. If you need any disability-related accommodations to …

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) received funding beginning in Fiscal Year 2010 to develop and implement the collection of …

In addition to Handshake, you can use the websites below to find jobs and internships related to energy, environment and …

The annual MIT Sustainability Summit team curated a list of over 25 websites and articles for those interested in exploring …

Since the magazine was founded in 1956 New Scientist has also been helping to put brilliant scientists to work with …